Discover the fun and lifelong benefits of the world's most popular card game in a play-as-you-learn atmosphere. In this quick-start class, you'll learn basics of Standard American bidding and be playing -- and improving your memory and reasoning skills -- the first night. The class is designed for those who have never played bridge, but is also open to current players who would like a beginner-oriented review of the basics. A book (Bridge for Beginners and Beyond) will be available for a nominal charge.
Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm --
Bridge at Ginger Creek.
Instructor: Karen Walker
To sign up or request a course brochure: Call Champaign Park District
Build on the basics, tune up your skills and learn new tricks in this class for advanced beginners and intermediate-level players. Each class will begin with a lesson to help you improve your bridge skills, followed by play with at-the-table coaching. You'll also have the option to join other local players in the weekly duplicate bridge game (7:00-10:00 pm), which offers the chance to win official masterpoints from the American Contract Bridge League. Lessons will cover topics chosen by class members. A book (Bridge for Beginners and Beyond) will be available for a nominal charge.
In addition to group classes, private bridge lessons -- on any topic, for any skill level -- can be set up for individuals and groups. A wide variety of learning opportunities are available, including:
Bridge workshops and lessons. Any number of sessions can be arranged to fit your interests and schedule.
Playing lessons with the instructor as your partner.
Teaching books for beginning and intermediate players.
Instructor: Private lessons are taught by Karen Walker, an American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) national champion and Diamond Life Master with over 8500 masterpoints. An ACBL-certified director and teacher, she has more than 30 years' experience teaching bridge in the Champaign-Urbana area. For details on private lessons and parties, call Karen (217-359-0042) or send email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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