Current & Future Classes

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

  • Orinda Classes 

    • The Defense/Heart class-part II at 10am to noon from January 9-February 27
      Rusty bridge also starts at 1-3 pm from January 9-February 27

      by Carol Griffin – at Orinda Community Center:

    • at the Orinda Community Center 925 640-5032‬. Please call them for more details.

    Lafayette Classes 

  • by Carol Griffin at Lafayette Community Center:
    The Diamond Supervised class at 10am – noon from January 11-February 29
    Beginner Bridge (the Club Series) from 1-3pm from January 11-February 29

    at the Lafayette Community Center 925 284-2232‬. Please call them for more details.   

  • 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.

This course will improve your ability to make your contracts. Learn how to take extra tricks as a Declarer. We will spend some time delving deeper into Major and Minor Suit openings and responses. We will also take a look at preempting bids with long suits.
Day and Time: Monday Mornings 10:00am – 12:00pm
Dates: January 15 – March 4 ((8 Sessions)
Location: Creekside Commons – 1035 Carol Lane, Lafayette
Cost: $135
Instructor: Deb Rechnitz
This course will explore Preemptive bidding, Strong 2-Club Openings, Negative Doubles, and Other doubles as well as Blackwood and Gerber.
Day and Time: Monday Afternoons 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Dates: January 15 – March 4 ((8 Sessions)
Location: Creekside Commons – 1035 Carol Lane, Lafayette
Cost: $135
Instructor: Deb Rechnitz
  • Rossmoor Classes  – The Rossmoor Duplicate Bridge Club (RDBC)

      The Rossmoor Duplicate Bridge Club (RDBC) is offering a class in playing hands.   This class is for bridge players who are new to the game and it will include declarer play and techniques.  The text will be “Play of the Hand” by Audrey Grant.   Kathrine Loh will be the instructor.
      There will be eight classes held on Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m. to noon between November 14 and January 16, skipping two Tuesdays during the holidays.  The cost is $50 for RDBC members, $60 for non member residents of Rossmoor (which includes 2024 club membership) and $100 for non residents.  Checks should be made payable to the RDBC and can be brought to the first class.
      To register text Bob LaPointe at 1-925-683-7301.
    • Lamorinda Classes

      The next time we will begin new Sessions of our Classes will be the week of January 8, 2024.

    • Mondays: Beginning Bidding 9:30-11:30 am; Play of the Hand 7-9pm
      Wednesdays: Defense 7-9pm
      Classes: 9 weeks, $200 includes ACBL Textbook: (LBC Students may repeat a class for $100 per course.)
    • Monday 1pm-3pm                      Single Topic Seminars – continues
    • November 6 Michaels Cuebids and Unusual 2NT.
      November 13 No session ( Lamorinda Bridge week in Puerto Vallarta).
      November 20 No session Thanksgiving week.
      November 27 Drury Convention (Reverse).
      December 4 No Session.
      December 11 4th Suit Forcing (FSF).
      December 18 Inverted Minor Convention and the subsequent auction
      No classes for the rest of December.
  • 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)