Current & Future Classes

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

  • Orinda Classes 

  • by Carol Griffin –
  • starting the first week in Sept for 10 weeks Orinda Community Center: The Club Series (Beginners) from 10-noon on Tuesdays
  • The Diamond Series (Play of the Hand) 1-3 also on Tues.
  • Lafayette Classes 

  • by Carol Griffin
  • starting the first week in Sept for 10 weeks Lafayette Community Center: The Diamond Series (Play of the Hand) 10-noon on Thurs.
  • The Heart Series (Defense) starting with Signals (the second half) 1pm – 3 pm also on 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.

For more information email Deb Rechnitz at
Details on the CCBC classes page.
  • Rossmoor Classes  – The Rossmoor Duplicate Bridge Club (RDBC)

    The Rossmoor Duplicate Bridge Club (RDBC) is offering Bridge Basics Two: Competitive Bidding taught by Katherine Loh.  The class is for those who have taken Bridge Basics One or have knowledge of the basics of Standard American bidding. Katherine will cover preemptive bids, overcalls, takeout doubles and negative doubles.

    Classes will be on Tuesday starting June 28 from 10:00 to noon for eight weeks with no class on July 5.   Classes are held in the Oakroom at the Gateway Center.

    The cost for this class is $50 for club members with an additional $10 membership fee for nonmember residents.  The nonresident cost is $100.  Checks should be payable to the RDBC.  Participants should arrive early for the first class for registration and payment.

    The text will be “Bridge Basics Two, Competitive Bidding” by Audrey Grant.

    To register for this class please call Bob LaPointe at 925-683-7301.

    Lamorinda Classes

  • As of 4/4/22, Jerry will teach IN PERSON
    Beginning Bridge Classes 10am-12noon
    Intermediate Bridge Class 1pm-3pm
  • Jerry Chamberlain is hosting a three week series on 2/1.  (two over one) beginning Monday August 8, 2022.  ( August 15 and 22 subsequent) 1 PM.  $60 for the series.  Location is Lamorinda Bridge Club in Moraga.
    We will examine the system itself and also enumerate the upside and what a players surrenders when the partnership adopts 2/1.  As a bridge player it is to your benefit to understand 2/1 and Standard American even if you only play one or the other.  A working understanding of both systems is to your competitive bridge playing advantage.

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