Join Us!

If you have reached the stage of life when you have finished full-time employment, are no longer raising a family and are looking for something worthwhile to do where you can meet like-minded people, do come and join us. There are no entry requirements and no exams.

Already a member, and ready to renew your membership?  Go to our membership renewal page by clicking the button below.

Group Leaders waving hello

What you get

  • Monthly meeting with guest speaker on a subject of broad general interest, and an opportunity to socialise
  • Over 50 Interest Groups available to join
  • Organised trips and events
  • Regular email newsletters
  • 5 copies per year of the u3a Third Age Matters magazine (posted out – one for each household)

Some interest groups may incur some additional costs to cover their activities or hall hire.


  • Our membership subscription year is 1st September to 31st August but we welcome new members at any time.
  • The full membership subscription rate is £25 per member through to 31st August 2024 but is reduced if joining after 1st March 2024.
  • If joining after 1st July 2024 the full rate of £25 is payable but the renewal date will not be until 31st August 2025.

We prefer online bank transfer but if that is not possible, we accept personal cheques. We are not able to accept payments by credit/debit card or in cash.

Join Now

  • Click Download Application Form and print one form for each applicant. All instructions are included.
  • If you are unable to print the form, please request one from the Membership Secretary.  Contact details are on the form or click the Contact Membership Secretary button.

The Membership Secretary will contact you after receipt of the form and payment to confirm your membership.

Not quite ready to join?

  • Anyone, including members of other u3as, are welcome to our main meetings for a taster before committing to join Chorleywood u3a. Just click Contact Group Coordinators to arrange.