Trevor Gallety has been keeping his mind active for many years by playing bridge and now, he and the rest of the members from the Bundaberg Bridge Club are inviting others to test out their skills by offering free lessons to the community.
Trevor said while the game is an easy one to learn, it was difficult to master but great for keeping the mind active.
“Bridge is actually a very good game for your mind and there have been studies that have told us that it even helps against dementia, so there are many benefits,” he said.
“Bridge is a fun game; it is a challenge mentally.
“We are encouraging people to come along to our free lessons, improve your brain function, make new friends and enjoy the social side.”
People of all ages are encouraged to attend the lessons which will run for a duration of six weeks commencing at 6.30 pm every Thursday.
“We encourage new players to go online to abf.com.au/education/getting-started/ and view six short videos, each about three to six minutes long,” he said.
“This will allow you to see what the game is about and give you a jump start at the lessons.”
The lessons are open to all ages, with the club hoping to get a group of younger people involved.
You can register your interest in free Bridge Club lessons by contacting Trevor on 0417 196 315.
The Bundaberg Bridge Club is located on Kendall’s Road, at the Bundaberg Recreational Precinct.
More information about the club can be found on their website.
Learn to play Bridge:
Where: Bundaberg Bridge Club,
When: Every Thursday for six weeks, commencing Thursday, 3 February
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