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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!

If you have a special topic that interests you and it’s not already being offered, maybe you’d like to consider being a Leader, if so contact us at

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 Pilates Class added

Due to demand and thanks to a new Leader we have been able to add an extra Pilates Class on Fridays.  Preference will be given to those already on the waiting lists for either existing classes but then we will open it to everybody else. Look for Class 515 on the programme and membership form.

A number of the popular classes are full and are indicated by the word ‘waitlist’ alongside the course  but only on the membership/enrolment form.  However there are still plenty of places in the majority of classes and we will keep the membership/enrolment form as up to date as possible with information on which classes are full.

Use the menu on the left of this page and select ‘Program & Membership’ to see the links to both documents which can be either viewed or downloaded for printing on your system.