U3A Gympie provides a stimulating learning and social environment for senior members of the community who are interested in engaging with others to keep their minds active. There are no ability limits and no entry requirements, though some classes may require some level of prior experience (see details in the Course Descriptions) – and there are NO examinations!
Want to learn a language? Need to know more about your computer, IPad or smart phone? How about drawing, line dancing or yoga? You can do all these and more in the company of friends.
Tutors and office bearers provide their services free. Costs are kept as low as possible. The annual membership fee is $20.
As a member of U3A Gympie you are entitled to enrol in courses throughout the year. There is a separate fee for each course. Small extra charges for materials sometimes apply.
Membership is per calendar year and must be renewed each year and costs $20.00.
Annual membership for is $20.00. Members joining during Term 4, will have their membership extended to cover the following year.
Our class scheduling is generally organised around the four Queensland State School term dates.
Class costs are additional to annual membership and vary depending on the class frequency.
Weekly Classes – $20 per Term
Monthly Classes – $20 per Year
Courses for 5 weeks – $10.00 per course
The cost of Social Activities varies. Some are either free or at a commercial venue where you can decide how much to spend. Other Activities carry a cost which is advised well ahead of time.
Every Tuesday during each term, we meet for lunch at venues that are listed in our monthly class & activity schedule. Prospective members often use this function as a chance to find out more about us.
We have recently moved into permanent office space. Eventually you will be able to drop in and pay for membership and/or classes fees. Meanwhile there are a number of alternatives available.
You can use a credit or debit card to securely pay for membership and or classes. Your details are not stored and the financial institution processing the transaction uses the highest level of encryption to ensure your safety.
More information about eWay here.
Direct Deposit through Bendigo Bank
Account Name: U3A Gympie Inc
Account Number: 156 399 636
Please put your initial and surname in the Payee Reference space of the deposit.
At Open Day
In mid-January each year we have an Open Day, showcasing our activities and classes for the coming year. You can speak to our Class Coordinator, several of our Tutors and various Committee members. You can also make payments for membership and classes.
You can pay for membership and classes in the first or second lesson of each class. A committee member will drop in with a receipt book to collect any payments.
At Sign-On Days
Held in the first week of the school holidays preceding the start of Terms 2, 3 & 4. Details to be provided by email, our Website and Facebook.
New members can join online here. [You need an active email account to use the MyU3A online services.]
If you don’t have an active email account you can download a Membership and Enrolment form.