Bridge 101 1/2 lessons

Bridge 101 1/2 –  Wednesdays 1 p.m.- 3 p.m. starting January 29, 2020    $5.00 per lesson plus membership to Collingwood Leisure Time Club at rate of $4.00 to end of March then $35 for the year April 1, 2020 – March 31, 2021.

Lessons with Gill Elias between Beginner and Intermediate.  These lessons are designed for players that have either taken or are taking Sue Vaseys’s Beginner Lessons or players coming back to bridge after a long gap and wish to get the more up to date techniques.  The emphasis is on “practice” …and fun!  We will look at a bidding technique, a play of the hand strategy, a defence strategy and then put them all together in a play week.

Week 1:  Responses to partner opening a minor.

Week 2: Play of the hand…Ruffing

Week 3: Defence…Which card should I play?

Week 4 : Play week …putting it all together

Week %: Bidding 1 N/T and Transfers

Week 6: Play of the hand…Finessing

Week 7: Defence … defending against N?T in 3rd seat

Week 8 : Play week … putting it all together.

For information contact Gil at 705-444-3044

Intermediate Bridge Lessons with Sandy Dickson

Spring Bridge Lessons start Wed. March 4th    9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  Cost is $5.00 per lesson for members,$7.00 for non-members


  1. Counting Losers
  2. Playing to the First Trick
  3. Finesses
  4. Entries are Everything
  5. Discarding Losers
  6. Long DSuit Establishment
  7. Ruffing Losers
  8. Crossruffing
  9. Losers on Losers
  10. End Playing

Teacher is Sandy Dickson, for more info 705-446-1768  or

Bridge Lessons

Intermediate: Fall & Spring session –  Call Sandy Dickson at 446-1768 for information.

Beginners: Fall & Winter session Call Sue Vasey at 441-2240 for information.

101 1/2 : lessons between Beginner & Intermediate.  Call Gill Elias at 705-444-3044