These instructions arfor members NEW to our U3A.

(If you are or have previously been a member please use the
Join U3A Online below.)

Be Aware- Membership does not always guarantee a place in our courses.

It is an unfortunate truth that there is a plethora of Students but a paucity of Tutors, maybe you would like to become one of these hallowed folk?
View courses and check availability OPEN, WAIT, TBA etc on the right side of the course info.  When finished, close the courses page to return to this site.

Be also aware that if you are not a member, you will not receive our newsletters nor our information emails concerning course availability.


You can apply to join U3A Batemans Bay in one of two ways:

Option 1 – After Clicking the Join U3A below, fill in your details, and you will be taken to a payment page. When using EFT make sure you enter your Surname and  your allocated U3A ID 

As a member

you will be able to access our Online Member Services which will allow you to:

Enrol in classes (available after Registration Day)

Lodge an apology if you need to miss a class or classes.

Make changes to your classes

Pay membership and event fees

Check your member record and update it where necessary

Renew your Membership

Change your password

If you join online you can collect your member badge on Registration Day, held in January, or by calling at the Shopfront (see Announcements at right for opening times).  Please bring your PayPal Receipt as evidence of payment.

Option 2 – Download, print and complete the Membership Application form HERE or phone 8250 5262 to have a form posted to you.

If any of your details change, please let us know by: updating your member record using Online Member Services; emailing memberreg[at]; or downloading, printing and mailing the change of details form found here.

 Deliver your completed form and membership fee…

by taking it to the annual Registration Day held in January each year

by mailing it to:

The Membership Registrar
U3A Batemans Bay Inc
PO Box 1304
Batemans Bay NSW 2536


You’re eligible if you’re no longer working full time.

There’s no minimum or maximum age, although members are mostly over 50.

No prior qualifications are required.

Membership Subscription Fee

The annual membership fee is $40 for new members, $30 for renewing.


Member Etiquette

Please help us to help you by observing the following simple etiquette.
When attending a class or any U3A Batemans Bay function:

Wear your name badge
Sign on to the class attendance sheet – this is essential for insurance purpose
Be respectful of other participants and ensure individual learning methods do not disrupt others
Ensure that your phone is switched off or set to silent – if a call is urgent, excuse yourself and take the call away from the class
Comply with all safety instructions given by the tutor.

Let your tutor know:

Of any health issues that might affect your ability to engage in class activities
If you need to miss one or more sessions of a course (you can use Online Member Services to do this)
If you are ‘dropping out’, for whatever reason.

Lend a hand:

With setting up and cleaning up
by volunteering for tasks such as collecting money or organising refreshments.

Let the tutor or course coordinator know:
If the activity is not what you expected and/or not as described in the newsletter.