Leisure Games

More than just a fun game, playing cards or Mah Jongg are great ways to sharpen your mental acuity and socialize.

Mahjong tiles.

“We don’t stop playing because we are old… We grow old because we stop playing.”

George Bernard Shaw


Bridge Advanced Beginners
with Amy Nellissen and Andrea Hershan

For those who play a little bridge, but not very well. Learn modern bidding and play of the hand strategy. Stay after class for practice and meet others to play with between lessons.
8 Thursdays, 1/5-2/23, 10 am-12 pm optional practice follows, $215/$255
January Teacher: Amy Nellissen
February Teacher: Andrea Hershan

Bridge: 2 over 1 Game Forcing
with Amy Nellissen
Discover the basics of 2 over 1 Game Force, a popular variation of Standard American Bidding. Learn how experts get to the best game contract and explore for slam. Improve partnership results with the 1NT Forcing response. This intermediate class is for people who play regularly. Register early and save $10 on the advertised price!
4 Thursdays, 3/2-3/30, 12-2 pm, optional practice follows, $115/$135 (no class 3/16)

Open House
Duplicate bridge is back at the JCC!
Join other bridge players for this FREE introductory session. Play with others at the 0-400 point level. Meet our directors  Marlene Case. Register for the upcoming session beginning in April. Refreshments served. Call Michele for more info 201.408.1496
Friday, March 31, 10:30 am-1 pm

Mah Jongg Beginners
With Stacy Budkofsky

Learn the basics and how to play skillfully in a relaxed, no pressure atmosphere. Come with a group or we will set you up with one. A 2022 Mah Jongg card is required for this class.
4 Wednesdays, 2/22-3/15, 4:30-6:30pm, $105/$120
5 Mondays, 3/13-4/17, 11 am-1 pm, $130/$150 (no class 3/27)

For virtual Mah Jongg lessons please call Esther 201-408-1456

Canasta Beginners
With Andrea Hershan

Learn this easy to understand yet challenging game. It’s a great way to get together and socialize!
Limited space available
4 Wednesdays, 1/25-2/15, 1-3:30 pm, $130/$150

Canasta Strategy
With Andrea Hershan

If you’ve been playing for a while and want to hone your skills and learn new techniques, this workshop is for you. Come with your group or alone. Break for lunch on your own.
Wednesday, 3/8, 10 am-1 pm, $35/$40


Social games are free to members. Public pays $8 per session. Save money when purchasing an 8-session punch card for $55. Practice your skills with your own group or come and play with new people.

Social Scrabble
Mondays, Ongoing, 11 am-2 pm
Social Canasta
Tuesdays, Ongoing, 11 am-4 pm
Social Mah Jongg
Thursdays, Ongoing, 10:30 am-3:30 pm


Get In Touch

Contact Us

A pair of adult hands and child hands holding a red heart.