U3A Darebin Inc.


U3A Darebin

Enrolments for our 2021 courses open on Sunday 29 November 2020.  Please NOTE, we cannot guarantee that all these classes and activities will start at the times/places listed in the 2021 timetable as we cannot foretell possible restrictions. Contingency plans for predicted conditions include face-to-face and/or Zoom sessions. Members will be kept informed via email, and those without email will be contacted by phone, to ensure you are aware of any changes.

Victoria’s current COVID-19 restriction levels

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U3A Darebin is an organisation for people over 50 who are not in full-time paid employment and who wish to keep their minds and bodies active. U3A is about sharing skills and interests, to allow people to enjoy educational, creative, social and leisure activities in a relaxed environment.

Darebin is a municipality in the inner north of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The Darebin municipality includes the suburbs of Alphington, Fairfield, Northcote, Preston, Thornbury and neighbouring areas.


There are exercises , walks and cycling routes in Darebin , developed for and by people over 50 years of age  –  whatever your level of fitness and however much physical exercise you do or don’t do.

This project includes information about free exercise options in Darebin including mapped bike rides and walks. Click on any of the titles to download or print a copy, or go to plotaroute.com to view all our routes. See Keep Moving – Intro & How to Access below for further details.

Keep Moving – Intro & How to Access

Keep Moving – Your Own Way 

Keep Moving – Active Observation


Walk 1: Ceres to Bell Street (Merri Creek)

Walk 2: Yarra Bend/Boathouse Circuit

Walk 3: Merri Creek Circuit

Walk 4: Alphington Station to Northland

Walk 5: Rushall to Ceres (Merri Creek)

Walk 6: Northland to Bundoora

Walk 7: Northland to Plenty Road


Ride 1: Reservoir/Edwards Lake loop

Ride 2: Reservoir to Macleod

Ride 3: Alphington/Darebin Park loop

Ride 4a: Alphington to Fairfield

Ride 4b: Fairfield to Northcote

Ride 5: Preston to Rushall

Ride 6: Preston to Reservoir

History Rambles

History Ramble 1: St Georges Rd / Northcote West

History Ramble 2: Edwards Lake and Park

History Ramble 3: East Westgarth

History Ramble 4: Preston South/Gowerville

History Ramble 5: Northcote Town Hall Precinct