Contra Costa Bridge Center (CCBC) Classes

For newer players…

New Class – Declarer Play Improve your ability to take tricks when playing the hand, and continue learning bidding techniques including strong opening bids, pre-emptive bidding, and Jacoby Transfers. For new and returning players. Tuesdays, 2:00–4:00, Contra Costa Bridge Center, Concord, begins April 2. Instructor Debby Rechnitz. Click here for flyer.

Defense Improve your ability to take tricks when defending, something you do half of the time when playing. For new and returning players. Thursdays, 10:00–noon, Civic Park Community Center, Walnut Creek, begins March 22. Instructor Grant Robinson. Click here to enroll online.

Advanced Topics Improve your ability to take bid to the best contract, including strong opening bids, slam bidding, preemptive bidding, and competitive bidding. For new and returning players. Thursdays, 10:00–noon, Civic Park Community Center, Walnut Creek, June 6 through August 15. Instructor Grant Robinson.

For advancing players

Ongoing Intermediate Bridge – If you are unfamiliar with these classes, they are intermediate-level intended for those who play regularly. Use hands-on teaching methods combined with mentored play to improve your bidding, declarer play, and defense. Focuses on reasoning and judgment; standard bidding used throughout so you can come alone or bring your favorite partner. Lesson materials included. Specific topics will be announced in advance (see below).  Lesson materials included.

The classes are offered by Walnut Creek Recreation and Contra Costa Bridge Center. This means the classes are not drop-in, and require registration. Also, regrettably, a higher cost, but see below if you need flexibility.
Classes are from 7:00 to 9:00 Mondays at Civic Park Community Center in Walnut Creek.
These classes are offered jointly by Contra Costa Bridge Center and Walnut Creek Recreation. Walnut Creek Recreation handles registration, and by default will enroll you in an entire six-week series. If you know you will miss some classes, contact the instructor for options.
Talk with Grant about options if you cannot attend all classes in a series.
No class currently scheduled.
Youth Bridge for 10-25 year olds.

Contact Bruce at 925-766-7586 for more information.