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Welcome to the home page for Unit 540

The purpose is to keep any and all bridge players in San Luis Obispo County informed about what’s happening and where, and to provide a guide for any travelers passing through our small piece of heaven about the many games, and the great hospitality, for which our area is so famous.

Important Announcements

Here is the latest information about games at the SLO DBC and 5-Cities DBC.

(1) SLO will start off with open games on Monday August 2nd and Friday August 6th at 12:30 pm, and on Wednesday evening, August 4th, at 6:15 pm. All games will be at the SLO Senior Center. Covid policy is proof of vaccination required to play.

The SLO club will charge $6 per game for SLO Senior Center members ($8 for non-members) with games being free during the first week to welcome players back to face-to-face bridge. For all games, please sign-up in advance below under Upcoming Games. Select your game from the list (click on Sign-Up) and type in names of both you and your partner.

Here is how you can pay in advance for your games (questions – email Don Alderman at dald10@charter.net):

Save $2 per game. Senior Center membership costs $12 per year with free nearby parking. (The more you pay each time the less it costs us.)

(2) The 5-Cities club has an open game every Thursday at 12:30 pm, at the Arroyo Grande Woman’s Club Community Center. Also, they offer a 99er lesson/game at the same location on Wednesdays. The lesson, taught by Jim Solomon, will be from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30, followed by a duplicate game that will end at 4:30 p.m.

5-Cities Covid policy (both Wednesday and Thursday) is proof of vaccination is required to play. For both days, 5-Cities is selling a prepaid punch card of 10 sessions for $70, with a charge of $10 for single play walk-ins. The same card can be used on Wednesdays and Thursdays, and people are welcome to share their punch cards with friends.

Players for both Wednesday and Thursday games are asked to sign-up in advance below under Upcoming Games. Select your game from the list (click on Sign-Up) and type in names of both you and your partner.

Prepaid punch cards can be purchased in advance by going to the Arroyo Grande Parks & Recreation website here:.
https://secure.rec1.com/CA/arroyo-grande-ca/catalog?filter=c2VhcmNoPTE2NjIyNDU
You will need to create an account and log in to purchase your punch card. If you have problems entering a credit card please call 805-473-5474  and press #7.

Upcoming Games

Date & Time Club Event
Monday, August 2 @ 12:30 pmSan Luis Obispo DBCStratified Open Pairs  ** Sign-Up **
Wednesday, August 4 @ 1:30 pmFive Cities DBC99er Game  ** Sign-Up **
Wednesday, August 4 @ 6:00 pmSan Luis Obispo DBCStratified Open Pairs  ** Sign-Up **
Thursday, August 5 @ 12:30 pmFive Cities DBCStratified Open Pairs  ** Sign-Up **
Friday, August 6 @ 12:30 pmSan Luis Obispo DBCStratified Open Pairs  ** Sign-Up **
Monday, August 9 @ 12:30 pmSan Luis Obispo DBCStratified Open Pairs  ** Sign-Up **
Wednesday, August 11 @ 1:30 pmFive Cities DBC99er Game  ** Sign-Up **
Wednesday, August 11 @ 6:00 pmSan Luis Obispo DBCStratified Open Pairs  ** Sign-Up **
Thursday, August 12 @ 12:30 pmFive Cities DBCStratified Open Pairs  ** Sign-Up **
Friday, August 13 @ 12:30 pmSan Luis Obispo DBCStratified Open Pairs  ** Sign-Up **
Monday, August 16 @ 12:30 pmSan Luis Obispo DBCStratified Open Pairs  ** Sign-Up **
Wednesday, August 18 @ 1:30 pmFive Cities DBC99er Game  ** Sign-Up **
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