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Welcome to U3A Gympie - Your Gateway to Lifelong Learning and Enrichment!

Welcome to U3A Gympie

Where Lifelong Learning and Community Thrive

Since 1987, U3A Gympie has been a beacon of self-help adult education, offering a vibrant community for those aged 50 and above. With around 250 members, we provide a wide range of intellectually stimulating, physically invigorating, and socially engaging activities tailored just for you.

Why Choose U3A Gympie?

  • Enjoyable Learning: We believe that education should be fun and stress-free. There are no homework assignments, tests, or pressure here—just pure enjoyment in learning.
  • Welcoming Community: Perfect for retirees, semi-retirees, and empty nesters, our environment is friendly and inclusive.
  • Affordable and Volunteer-Driven: Our low membership fees are thanks to the incredible dedication of our volunteers who share their wealth of knowledge and skills.

What We Offer

  • A Variety of Activities: From intellectually stimulating classes to physically engaging exercises, there’s something for everyone.
  • Safe and Secure: We are an Incorporated Association with comprehensive insurance coverage, ensuring your safety and peace of mind.

Join Us Today

At U3A Gympie, there are no awards, entry requirements, or exams—just a passion for learning and a supportive community. Embrace the joy of discovery and make new friends along the way.

Start your journey of endless learning and camaraderie with us. Discover more and join U3A Gympie today!

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Class Updates

Tuesday Yoga Name Change Tuesday Yoga has had a name change to Gentle Yoga Laptops and Smartphones Both of these classes are taking a break

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Successful Grant Application

We are thrilled to announce that our Treasurer, Marilyn, and Events Coordinator, Lyn, have successfully secured a highly competitive COTA Grant for Seniors Month. This grant will fund a free and inclusive Seniors Information Day, open to the public.

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Are you looking for an enriching and vibrant community where learning knows no boundaries? Look no further! We are dedicated to nurturing lifelong learning, personal growth, and meaningful connections.

Whether you’re a retiree, a semi-retiree, or someone eager to explore new horizons, our diverse range of courses are designed to ignite your passion and unlock your potential.

U3A Gympie has a long history of self-help, adult education run by volunteers. We began in 1987 and currently have over 200 members. A range of educational, physically, and socially stimulating activities are aimed at over 50s. Our aim is to be both interesting and fun.  The emphasis is on enjoyment, so no homework, no tests, and no pressure.  Read more...

Join Us

Come and join us, we'd love to have you. Members can enrol in courses throughout the year. There is a separate fee for each course. Membership costs $20.00 per calendar year.

Check out our classes

We have a range of classes. Classes that run weekly for the term cost $20. Short courses of 5 weeks cost $10. Classes that meet monthly throughout the year cost $20.

Stay informed

We publish a monthly newsletter and news updates are posted on our website. You can subscribe to both to stay up to date. Also check out our Facebook page.


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