Lessons and Seminars

     Lessons    Beginners Courses
       Supervised Play
       Competitive Bidding & Play
       Master the Basics -- the next step
       Covering the Basics
    Seminars      Intermediate and Advanced Lessons


Beginners Courses

Our beginner classes (evening and daytime) are taught by the Clubs ABF accredited teachers (Barb Toohey and Jeanette Grahame) and are conducted on Wednesday evenings and Friday mornings.  Gift vouchers are available.

Morag Lokan is our novice cooordinator and is available to assist with any queries on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Cost: $69* (inc. GST) for six (6) weekly lessons, and includes a textbook, detailed notes and three free supervised play session vouchers.

Please see our Checklist for Participants at Beginners' Lessons.

Next Lessons will be run in August.

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Master the Basics

Thursday mornings at 9:00-9:30am

One of our ABF accredited teachers, Barbara Toohey, presents a successful series of sessions pitched at players relatively new to the game or those who wish to brush up on the basics. These half hour lessons before the Thursday morning duplicate sessions cover important play and bidding techniques. Sessions are very practical, with concepts or techniques being developed over a number of weeks.

Via Zoom
To receive the Zoom link, please email Barb on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cost is $6 (Members) and $8 (Non-members).

You can download the lesson schedule to see what topic is being taught on which date.

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Intermediate and Advanced Lessons

Competitive Bidding and Play - short 4 week courses where you may select an individual lesson or attend all four (4) will start on Feb 15 and run for four weeks

The topics covered are: Doubles, Overcalls, Leads & Signals.  

Intermediate Seminar

Mentoring in May, a chance for CBC members to partner with a more experienced player and gain tips on bidding and play.