Mentoring + Classes

Opportunities to learn more about bridge


Bridge students Becky Cook (L) and Mary Balau (R) along with their beaming bridge teacher Sue Greenberg, after having come in 1st in the Rochester Sectional's Friday NLM pairs.  It all starts with learning more about bridge!


  Online Mini-Lessons

Check out some RDBC class material online by clicking here

Our good friends from St. Cloud have sent us some of their online teaching tips - access by clicking here

RDBC's Chat Bridge topics (by Arne Fockler) are always worth revisiting - click here to learn more

Fall In-Person 2022 Bridge Classes

Bridge - The Journey Continues
Thursdays, September 8 to November 3
9:00-11:00am   *No class October 6    St. Luke's Episcopal Church

Join this class taught by Sue Greenberg to review Michaels cuebid, defense over 2NT, and reverse bids.  We will move on to Jacoby 2NT, splinters, control bids and more - also continue with defense strategies.  Pre-requisite: several classes of Audrey Grant curriculum and Barbara Seagram; playing in duplicate bridge games; and using previously learned concepts on a regular basis.

Find out more on this class and for enrollment options, click here.

Beginners Bridge Class
Tuesdays, September 6 to October 25
6:30-8:00pm    Northrop Community Educ Center - Room 308

Never played bridge?  Haven't played since college?  Play occasionally but never quite seem to "get it"?  If so, this may be your class!  Layne Vinje teaches this course using Audrey Grant's "Bridge Basics 1: An Introduction" (available from Layne,, at a reduced price) and cover the basics of point count, bidding, play of the hand, and simple defensive strategies.  You'll meet other novice bridge players and might even put together your own bridge group!

Find out more about this class and enrollment options by clicking here.

Beyond Beginning Bridge
Tuesdays, September 6 to November 22
10:00-11:30am    *No classes in October    Northrop Community Educ Center - Room 109

Grab a friend and learn to play bridge - the greatest partnership game in the world.  Joanne Long will teach this class, which reviews beginner basics and introduces bridge in competition using Audrey Grant’s Bridge Basics 2 - Competitive Bidding.  This book covers Preemptive Opening Bids, Overcalls and Advances, and Takeout Doubles and Advances.  Books can be purchased in class.

To order a book, and for enrollment options in this class, please click here.