Cards and Games

Club activities that are compatible with social distancing guidelines are in the process of resuming, cautiously. Check the alphabetical list of clubs for those that are currently active under modified conditions. The titles of active clubs are highlighted. Click through to their websites or get in touch with the listed contact person for details.

Bridge

To learn more about the bridge clubs and how to join, see below.

GVR Friday Social Bridge

Primary Contact: Starr Stevens 406.671.1311, rdrdr.starr@gmail.com

Secondary Contact: Pauline Boston 302.750.3432, plbostonpfr@hotmail.com

Purpose: To play Social Bridge

Membership: Approximately 67 members

Meetings: Play on Fridays at 12:30pm. Doors close at 12:20pm – players must arrive before that time so play may begin promptly at 12:30pm

GVR East Center Duplicate Bridge (Non-Sanctioned)

Primary Contact: Raymond Austin 520.400.5327, ray85614@yahoo.com

Purpose: Non-Sanctioned duplicate bridge play

Membership: GVR members only

Annual Dues: $1.00

Meetings: Every Tuesday at 1:00pm at East Center

Location: 7 South Abrego Dr. (East Social Center)

GVR Monday Informal Duplicate Bridge

Primary Contact: Bob Dahm 520.777.7827, bobdahm59@gmail.com

Secondary Contact: Janet Gahagan 520.640.0237, nagahag@cox.net

Purpose: Informal duplicate bridge - CEOD

Membership: Approximately 198

Annual dues: $2.00 per member

Meetings: 1:00pm Mondays at SRS

Location: 921 W. Via Rio Fuerte (Santa Rita Springs Social Center)

GVR Duplicate Bridge (Sanctioned)

Primary Contact: Bill Hackbarth 520.777.7488

Secondary Contact: Ken Grafton 520.393.3359, kenwg@cox.net

Purpose: Conduct franchised sessions of Duplicate Bridge under ACBL

Membership: Open to GVR members.

Dues: $2.00 per person

Meetings: Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays at 1pm. Canoa Hills.

Location: 3660 S. Camino Del Sol (Canoa Hills Social Center)

GVR Desert Hills Mid-Week Progressive Bridge

Primary Contact: Joseph Musacchia - (520) 648-1373 or c111j@cox.net

Purpose: Couples play social progressive Bridge

Membership: Games are open to all GVR couples. Walk-in couples are welcome.

Annual Dues: $2.00

Meetings: Thursday at 6:00pm at Desert Hills Social Center.

Abrego South Thursday Ladies GVR Bridge

Primary Contact: Gail Sommers 330.714.9166

Secondary Contact: Sally Donny 608.312.6695

Meetings: Thursdays from 12:15-4:00pm at Abrego South

We are open to all GVR lady members. This is a fun, friendly, casual bridge group with refreshments. Open to all levels of social bridge.

Location: 1655 S. Abrego (Abrego South)

GVR Desert Hills Ladies Bridge Club

Primary Contact: SuEllen Shaw 701.261.3247, suellen.shaw4@gmail.com

Secondary Contact: Jody Davison 520.207.6267, jandjaz@yahoo.com

Purpose: To play Social Bridge

Membership: Ladies who are GVR members

Annual Dues: $3.00

Meetings: Thursdays at 12:30 pm at Desert Hills

Location: 2980 S. Camino del Sol (Desert Hills Social Center)

GVR East Center Monday Ladies Bridge Club

Primary Contact: Romy Angle 209.613.6957, romy8@mac.com

Secondary Contact: Connie Kreft 228.209.1575, conniekreft4@gmail.com

Purpose: Social bridge for ladies

Membership: Approximately 40 - 60

Annual Dues: $3.00

Meetings: 12:15pm Mondays at East Center

Location: 7 South Abrego Dr. (East Social Center)

GVR Canasta Club

Green-Valley-Canasta-ClubPrimary Contact: Norma Dycus – (937) 478-7535 or ndycus@blindflamingo.com
Purpose: To play Canasta and socialize. Training/refresher table always available.
Membership: Open to all GVR members
Annual Dues: $5.00
Location: 7 South Abrego Dr. (East Social Center)

GVR Chess Club

chess2Primary Contact: Jim Clark – (520) 347-7706 or jcbafox@msn.com
Secondary Contact: Steve Kebbe – (520) 806-5672 or stevekebbe@aol.com
Purpose: To play Chess. If you are a beginner we’ll teach you to play chess! If you are an expert, you can teach us! (Affiliate of the US Chess Federation (USCF)
Membership: Approximately 20 at all skill levels. All GVREC members are welcome to join!
Annual Dues: $1.00
Location: 7 South Abrego Dr. (East Social Center)
Mailing Address: 273 N. Royal Bell Dr., Green Valley, AZ 85614

GVR Cribbage Club

Green-Valley-Cribbage-ClubPrimary Contact: Michael Clemens 630.624.3907, mjclemens@gmail.com
Secondary Contact: Ursula Dashen 865.766.9656, udashen@hotmail.com
Purpose: New or experienced players are welcome.
Membership: Approximately 100 members. Knowledge of cribbage and GVR membership is required.
Annual Dues: $2.00
Location: 7 South Abrego Dr. (East Social Center)

GVR Euchre Card Club

Primary Contact: Ed Fickes 501.209.2589
Purpose: To play Euchre and have fun!
Membership: GVR membership is required.
Annual Dues: $2.00
Location: 2980 S. Camino del Sol (Desert Hills Social Center)

GVR Hearts Club

Primary Contact: Emily “Sam” Cobb 520.275.1057, sam1986715@aol.com
Purpose: Fun & Friendship
Membership: Approximately 60 members. GVR is required.
Annual Dues: $3.00
Location: 565 W. Belltower Drive (Las Campanas Social Center)
Mailing Address: 1005 W Camino del Desierto, Green Valley, AZ 85614

GVR Men’s Poker Club

GVR Mens Poker Clubs8edgePrimary Contact: John Tune – (520) 300-4806
Secondary Contact: Bob Northrup (520) 207-6745 or bobn390@cox.net
Purpose: Fellowship
Membership: Approximately 60. GVR is required.
Annual Dues: $2.00
Location: 2980 S. Camino del Sol (Desert Hills Social Center)

GVR National Mah Jongg Club

National-Mah-Jongg-ClubPrimary Contact: Spencer Charlson, charlson477@yahoo.com
Purpose: Bring GVR members together to play this unique, ancient Chinese tile game.
Membership: GVR required
Location: 921 W. Via Rio Fuerte (Santa Rita Springs Social Center)
Mailing Address: 991 W. Belltower Dr., Green Valley, AZ 85614

GVR Pinochle Club

Green-Valley-Pinochle-ClubPrimary Contact: Dean Capes, 520.647.9916 deandcapes@aol.com
Secondary Contact: Jane Kirk 509.834.3545, yaki1234@hotmail.com
Purpose: To play single and double deck Pinochle
Membership: GVR members
Annual Dues: $5.00
Mailing Address: 2224 W Calle Cacillo, Green Valley, 85622

GVR Sheepshead (Schafskopf) Card Club

Primary Contact: Bill Worth (520) 269-6844
Purpose: To play Sheepshead and enjoy good company
Membership: Approximately 40. GVR membership required
Annual Dues: $2.00
Location: 565 W. Belltower Drive (Las Campanas Social Center)
Mailing Address: 903 W. Belltower, Green Valley, AZ 85614

Wright-Patterson Mah Jongg Club of Green Valley

Primary Contact: Lois Wilhelm (520) 818-1600 or loiswilhelm@cox.net
Purpose: Year round fun, relaxed, social group of Wright-Patterson Mah Jongg players. We play a challenging version without Jokers and 85 hands from which to choose.
Membership: GVR required
Location: 565 W. Belltower Drive (Las Campanas Social Center)