St. Helens

How to Join

It's really easy to join the U3A. Basically, you fill in a form, hand it in, pay a subscription, and are given a membership card (with your vital membership number) and a Member's handbook.

Our membership year runs from September 1st to August 31st. Please renew your membership promptly and carry your membership card with you as you may be asked to show it at the general meeting and at group meetings.

Membership is £15 per year. In addition to this annual charge, you will be asked to pay £2.00 each time you attend a Group meeting. The money collected in this way goes towards the rent of the accommodation. Each group decides how to organize and pay for refreshments and materials.

Whether you are already a member or you are applying for the first time,
you can download a combined application/renewal form by clicking on the
link *"2019 Membership Form"* on the right hand side of this

When you have filled the form in, you can:

(a) Bring it to a General Meeting, or
(b) Bring it to a Drop-in, at the World of Glass Cafeteria.
(c) Post it to the membership secretary at the address shown on the form.

  • >U3A membership is available to anyone who is retired or semi-retired
  • >Members can join all St Helens U3A interest groups, attend monthly General Meetings and regular coffee Drop-Ins.
  • >A national magazine, St Helens web-site and monthly newsletters are provided to help keep members aware of local and national events and developments within U3A.
  • >The fee includes £3.50 paid to our national organisation, the Third Age Trust, which provides a wide range of services and benefits, including liability insurance cover.
  • >2019/20 membership runs to 31st August 2020. There is no refund for early termination.