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Welcome to the Eastlakes U3A website

We are based on the eastern side of Lake Macquarie and generally cover the area from Charlestown in the North to Swansea in the South and from Belmont to Warners Bay East to West.

The menu on the left will allow you to easily find the information you are looking for whether you are already a member or a potential member looking for an introduction to our U3A community.

The $45 annual membership allows you to do as many classes as your time and interests allow at no extra cost – apart from some materials. This means that for $45 per year, you could potentially be attending classes all day, every day!

Whilst U3A stands for University of the Third Age, there are no tests or marks. At this time of our lives, this organisation is purely for social, physical and mental well being. So, if you’re retired or semi-retired, have some time up your sleeves and are looking at what to do with yourself, look no further. There’s plenty here to interest you!

Anyway, browse through our website and I’m sure there’s something here that will interest you. If you like what you see, spread it around your friends. We’re not a secret society! 

 2017 Program & Membership Form – New Classes Added

 New Classes for Term 3 starting in the week beginning 24th July


123.3 Term 3 Aquarobics is a special one term class for those who aren’t bothered by a bit of cold. It will run at Valentine Pool on Mondays at 1pm and there are 28 places available.

223 Beginners Guitar is also a new class which will run for Terms 3 & 4  and is for absolute beginners who have always wanted to try playing a guitar or for those who gave up many years ago and now feel the urge again. It will be at Belmont Library on Tuesdays from 9.30am. However there are only 10 places available in this class.

In addition the following classes have been in the program for a while, are starting in Term 3 and all have some places available.

  • 209.3 Getting the Most from your iPad,  215.3 Continue to get more from your iPad
  • 405.3 Cryptics for Beginners                  406.3  Planr Propagation

Use the menu on the left of this page and select ‘Program & Membership’ where you will find both documents. Click on the link to the Program in order to see the full details of these classes. Current members need only send an email to to apply to add a class to their current selections.