Return To Face to Face Classes

U3A Ringwood

The Committee has consulted with our tutors to plan for our return to face to face classes commencing on 1 February 2021.

Prior to resuming face to face classes, it has been necessary to develop a CovidSafe Plan which is to apply to how all our classes and activities are conducted – Click on button below to view our CovidSafe Plan

View Our CovidSafe Plan

Our plan is aimed at making our activities safe for you and to ensure that all members know what is required of them.

Please note: 

For your safety please wear a face mask, at all our venues, when required to by the Victorian Government. 

Please also ensure you scan your attendance using our QR codes at our locations.

As current Government and Council rules require us to have at least 1.5 metres between class members and for there to be no more than one class member to each 2 square metres in any classroom, we have reviewed all classes on the basis of the number of members enrolled at this time.

This has necessitated us re-assigning a number of classes to a classroom different to that which is shown on our original 2021 timetable.

Fortunately, we have been able to retain the same day, same start and finish time, and same venue for all classes originally listed to be held at Parkwood (only the classroom is changed), with the exception of ‘National Affairs’, ‘International Affairs’ and ‘Elders and the Law’.

Due to the number of members enrolled exceeding the capacity of the rooms at Parkwood, these classes have been relocated to the Kevin Pratt Pavilion at their usual time on their usual day, vis:

  • International Affairs: Monday at 9.30 – 11.00am, in the Downstairs room conducted on the 2nd Monday then alternate Mondays)
  • National Affairs: Monday at 9.30 – 11.00am, in the Downstairs room (conducted on the 1st Monday then alternate Mondays)
  • Elders and the Law: Wednesday at 1.30 – 3.00pm in the Upstairs room
 

Note: The Kevin Pratt Pavilion is located within the Mullum Reserve, at 58 – 60 Mullum Mullum Road Ringwood North, VIC 3134 (this venue is also signed as the ‘Norwood Sporting Club’).

Online Classes

Some class convenors  may decide, from time to time,  that it will be best to run their class on-line using Zoom.

The members enrolled in these classes will be advised directly about how to join their class online, which will be at the same time and on the same day as shown on the original timetable.

Suspended Classes

We have no suspended classes but this may change due to changes to COVID19 restrictions. 

Revised Class timetable

The revised class timetable is available online here and here.
 

Contact Tracing Requirements

Please note that recording your first name, surname, telephone contact details and time you are at our venues for contact tracing purposes, is compulsory.

We are using the Victorian Government’s QR Code to electronically record those who attend our venues for contact tracing purposes.

If you have a suitable smartphone you must download the Services Victoria App (QR Code) from either the App store (for Apple smart phones) and Google Play (for Android smart phones). It’s free to download.

All members needs to record their attendance using the QR code at each location. If you do not have a suitable smartphone (i.e purchased last 5 years, has latest software versions and has a data allowance on its plan) then ask another member to assist you. If the whole class doesn’t have a suitable smartphone please ask class leader to contact the committee for alternate solutions.

Finally

Should you have any questions or need clarification on any issue you can email the Committee at info@u3aringwood.org.au.

Return to Face to Face Classes