Current & Future Classes

Please contact teachers directly for exact times, dates, and subjects.

  • Orinda Classes 

  • by Carol Griffin – at Orinda Community Center:
  • starting March 28, 2023 Diamond course (Play of the Hand) March 28 to May 30, from 10-noon on Tuesdays
  •  Rusty Bridge II also from March 28 to May 30 from 1-3pm on Tuesdays
  • Lafayette Classes 

  • by Carol Griffin at Lafayette Community Center:
  • 2 over 1 from April 6-June 8 (8 weeks only as she will miss 2 weeks) from 10-noon Thursdays
  • Rusty Bridge from April 6-June 8 from 1-3 pm Thursdays
  • ongoingDrop-in class which runs all year round for newer players to play under her supervision along with Deb Rechnitz every Wed at Lafayette Community Center from 10-noon.
  • For Drop-In please call to discover the very flexible sign-up procedure. This is a class for newer players that would like to practice the new ideas they have collected from their Club, Rusty and Diamond classes and would like to meet other like-minded students with whom to play.

CCBC Classes  – Classes for all levels.

Deb Rechnitz will teach Diamond Series ‘Play of the Hand’ class starting on February 2nd, 2023 on Thursday mornings from 10-12pm at the Walnut Creek Rec Center for 8 sessions. For more information email Deb Rechnitz at
  • Rossmoor Classes  – The Rossmoor Duplicate Bridge Club (RDBC)

    • The Rossmoor Duplicate Bridge Club (RDBC) is offering two classes.
    • DECLARER PLAY:  A class in declarer play, the fourth in the beginning bridge series, began on Tuesday, January 17, and runs for eight weeks.  Classes are held from 10:00-12:00.  The text is “ACBL Bridge Series Play of the Hand in the 21st Century.”  The class is taught by Kathrine Loh.
    • DOUBLES:  Doubles are the most important bid in bridge!  This class covers doubles such as takeout, negative, responsive and lead directing as well as several others including the redouble.  Classes began on Wednesday, January 25.  Classes are held from 10:00-12:00.  The class is taught by Michael Gosnell, Club Manager.
    • The cost for each class is $50 for club members with an additional $10 membership fee for nonmember residents.  Checks should be made payable to the RDBC and can be brought to the first class.  All classes are held in the Oak Room at Gateway. Those interested in registering for either class can call Bob LaPointe at 1-925-683-7301.
    • A BEGINNER class will be offered by the club starting March 21.
  • Lamorinda Classes

    Mondays: (beginning August 7)

    9:30am – 11:30am        Defense

    1pm-3pm                      Single Topic Seminars

    7pm – 9pm                   Bidding in the 21st Century

    Wednesdays: (Beginning August 9)

    7pm – 9pm                    Play of the Hand

  • Class sizes are limited, so signing up in advance is necessary.

    For information, contact Jerry Chamberlain & Winnie Jasper, 925-766-5228 (Jerry) 925-683-1908 (Winnie) 925-376-1125 (Home)