Current & Future Classes

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

  • Orinda Classes 

  • by Carol Griffin –  Check it out on the Orinda Recreation website -  (Select Adult, then Bridge) – get a list of upcoming classes! Carol’s website is https://carolgriffinsbridge.wordpress.com.  Spring classes listed for 2019 include: Play (Diamond Series), Thursdays, 1:00-3:00, and Two-over-One, Thursdays, 3:15-5:15.  All run from March 21 – May 23.   Both classes are now held in the Wilder Park, Ranch House (new location).  See flyer.  There is also drop-in bridge on Thursdays from 10:00am-12:00.
  • Lafayette Classes

  • by Carol Griffin – Check out classes on the Lafayette Recreation guide.  Carol’s website is https://carolgriffinsbridge.wordpress.com. Spring classes for 2019 include Play (Diamond Series), 1:00-3:00pm and Defense (Heart Series, Part 1) 3:15-5:15pm.  Classes are on Mondays from April 1 – May 27 at Lafayette Rec Center.

CCBC Classes  – Classes for all levels.

Walnut Creek Civic Park Community Center/in conjunction with CCBC  -

Introduction to Bridge Learn to play or return to playing in the first of four bridge classes offered throughout the year. Using hands-on learning, you will start to play right away using an approach developed by top bridge teachers and players. Meet other bridge players and make new friends in a friendly and engaging learning environment. Thursdays, 10:00–noon, Civic Park Community Center, Walnut Creek, September 13 through December 6. Instructor Grant Robinson.

For advancing players

Mondays, 7:00–9:00, Civic Park Community Center, Walnut Creek. Instructor Grant Robinson

 Thinking Bridge
Mondays, 7–9 PM
Civic Park Community Center, Walnut Creek
Watch for details on the next class
Talk with Grant about options if you cannot attend all classes in a series.
No class currently scheduled
Details on the CCBC classes page.
  • Rossmoor Classes  – The Rossmoor Duplicate Bridge Club (RDBC)

    DUPLICATE BRIDGE DEFENSE CLASS OFFERED
    The Rossmoor Duplicate Bridge Club (RDBC) is offering a class in defensive play.   The eight week class will be held on Mondays beginning September 16.   Classes will be held in the Oak Room at Gateway from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.   Participants should arrive early to the first class.
    The class will cover openings leads, carding (standard, upside down count and attitude), signally for attitude, count and suit preference, and defense strategy including second and third hand play and when to shift to trump.   Also covered will be dos and don’ts in specific circumstances.   Practice hands will reinforce these topics.
    The class is appropriate for intermediate players who want to improve their game.  The instructor will be Ravi Bhalla. 
    The text will be “Defense” by Larry Cohen which will be available from the instructor for $15.   Notes provided by instructor will be $5.   The cost for the class is $50 for members of the RDBC, $60 for resident nonmembers ($10 of which will cover RDBC dues for 2019), and $100 for nonresidents.  Checks should be made payable to Rossmoor Duplicate Bridge Club.
    To enroll call Barbara V. Smith at 925-256-4430.

    Moraga Classes

  • by Jerry Chamberlain and Winnie Jasper –  Contact Winnie or Jerry for new classes for beginners and there is Supervised Play on Tuesdays.  Click here for all the info!