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Payment at Enrolment

Not long to go!  – Enrolment will start on Monday, 4 October 2021 for previous members.

  • A reminder that for this year, 2021-2022, you will have to fill a separate enrolment form for each class.
  • Payment will be taken at each class.
  • Membership payment will be taken at the first class you enrol on.
  • Please either pay by cheque* or have the correct amount in cash**.
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  • *Cheques to be made out to Cleckheaton U3A.
  • **Change will not be available at enrolment.
  • **If change is required it will be given at the next class.

Will there be any restrictions?

  • Kirklees Council are not setting any Covid-19 restrictions for our classes starting on Monday, 4 October 2021.
  • The Coffee Lounge, the Bar Lounge and the Hall are all being used as usual.
  • The class numbers allowed in these rooms will follow the normal restrictions for fire & insurance regulations etc.
  • Tea & Coffee will be served as in previous years.
  • Members are not required to wear face coverings in class.
  • Members who wish to wear a face covering or mask can do so.

However, if Kirklees Council or central government reimpose any rules, we will have to abide by them.

Class Dates 2021-2022

  • A grid has been produced to show the dates for the 2021 – 2022 classes.
  • It is corrects as at 24 September 2021.
  • It can be accessed from the link below.
  • It can be printed out.
  • It can also be accessed from the Class Calendars page on the website. 

2021-22U3ADates

The days and times of classes are as in previous years except for one change – 

Tai Chi classes are now on MONDAYS.

Tai Chi Beginners will be 15.00 – 16.00

Tai Chi Improvers will be 13.45 – 14.45

 

Serendipity – for newcomers

  • Please Note –
  • This is a change from the information that was sent out in the last few days.
  • As previously stated, if you were enrolled on Serendipity in 2019 – 2020 you can enrol at the first Serendipity session on Friday, 29 October 2021, from 10am.
  • If there are vacancies, new members to Serendipity will be able to enrol at the second session on Friday, 12 November 2021, from 10am.
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  • Please keep looking at Stop Press, which will be kept updated with details of Full Classes and Vacancies.

Choir – Room Change

  • From October 2021, most of the Choir sessions will be in Cleckheaton Town Hall.
  • Sometimes they will be back in the Bar Lounge because of other bookings.
  • The first session will be in the Hall.
  • The MD will be able to give choir members future class dates and room allocations.
  • If you were a choir member in 2019 – 2020 then…
  • ….come for 10am on Monday, 4 October 2021 to Cleckheaton Town Hall for enrolment & singing.
  • If you want to join the choir for this coming season and there are vacancies…
  • …come for 10am on Monday, 1 November 2021 to enrol and then sing.
  • Full enrolment details can be viewed on How to Join – Enrolment.

Enrolment for 2021-2022

  • Enrolment will be different for 2021-2022.
  • Hopefully we will be back to our usual enrolment day in September 2022.
  • Previous members of Cleckheaton U3A classes in 2019-2020 can enrol at their first class.
  • You can only enrol for yourself this year.
  • Arrive at the start of your first class.
  • Enrolment forms and envelopes will be available on the day.
  • Fill in an enrolment form to include membership fee, the title of the class and the fee.
  • Take your form to the committee member to be checked and to pay.
  • Payment will be, as usual, by cash or cheque (made payable to Cleckheaton U3A).
  • If paying by cash, please have ready have the correct amount if you can.
  • Take the yellow bottom slip as your receipt.
  • Place the top sheet and the payment into an envelope and seal it.
  • Write your name and the class on the envelope.
  • Hand the envelope to the committee member. 
  • Enrolment for everyone present has to be completed before the class can start.
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  • If you go to other classes the same procedure will occur.
  • However you will need to write paid against the membership fee.
  • Your previous yellow receipt slip is proof of this.  
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  • Notice of classes that are full will be published in Stop Press. 
  • People who were not enrolled in 2019-2020 can enrol from Monday, 1 November at the start of classes that have vacancies.
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  • Because of its late start date everyone can enrol at Serendipity on Friday, 29 October 2021 from 10am.

NB  All members joining physical activity classes will be required to sign an insurance disclaimer confirming fitness to participate and acceptance of sole responsibility for their own safety.

Fees 2021 – 2022

  • Fees for the coming year, 2021 – 2022, have not changed
  • Fees are the same as in 2019 – 2020
  • £8  annual membership fee
  • £16 total cost of weekly classes
  • £8  total cost of fortnightly classes
  • £4  total cost of one term classes (Flower arranging)
  • £1  Administration Fee for the Sunday Lunch Club

2021-2022 Schedule

  • The schedule for 2021- 2022 is now available.
  • It is correct at 14 September 2021.
  • Each Tutor will have the dates for all their own classes.
  • Please note the new day for Tai Chi.
  • Line Dancing for Beginners – tutor required – check for update.
  • Later start dates for Music Appreciation & Serendipity – see previous posts.
  • Please spread the news.

Click on the link below to see the schedule of classes starting from Monday, 4 October 2021.

2021-2022U3A

This can be printed out if required.

It is also available from the Class Calendar page.

Line Dancing Tutor Required

  • Our Tutor for Beginner’s Line Dancing is unable to take the planned class starting in October 2021.
  • This is an URGENT PLEA for a Tutor.
  • If you can or know someone who could take the class – get in touch using Contact Us 
  • or Telephone Kath Knott on 01924 411934.

Requirements:

  • Able to take Beginner’s Line Dancing
  • Has to be at least 50 years of age (to be a Cleckheaton U3A member)
  • Available to take weekly classes in Cleckheaton Town Hall
  • Available for classes at 10am to 12noon on Thursdays
  • First class would be Thursday, 7 October 2021
  • Start could be later if there are previous commitments

Sadly if we do not find a Tutor this class will not be able to go ahead.