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Past President: Jim Coote

President: Janice Upenieks

Vice President: Arthur Berdusco

Treasurer: Shannon Berdusco

Secretary: Jan Cooke

Membership: Irene Smith

Club Manager: Tim Jackson

Chief Games Director: Jane Foster

Web Master: Bill Belfour

Education Co ordinator: Vacant

Social Co ordinator: Vacant




Therese Lessons

Beginner and Basic Bridge Refresher Coaching/Lessons available on an hourly basis for a minimum of two people by appointment.

Call Therese Campbell at 705-259-5666

Welcome to Orillia Duplicate Bridge Club
2019 Dues
2019 Dues

Irene Smith is now collecting membership dues for 2019. Dues remain at $5.00 and those age 80 or over are free.

Last updated : Dec 9, 2018 16:30 EST

 The Tuesday game is now being held at 1:00 PM . There are two sections consisting of an open game as well as a 299er game. Your support of this new schedule is appreciated.


Last updated : Dec 9, 2018 09:12 EST
Bridge rules when arriving
Bridge rules when arriving

Please make every effort to be at the club 10 minutes before game time to allow the director time to get the game set up and started on time.

Please remember to turn your cell phones off (offenses could be penalized) and keep discussions quiet.

Bridge hands are a timed event.  It is unfair to all if constant slow play is used.  Play with speed each round to avoid late plays or other penalty situations.

Last updated : Nov 1, 2018 19:30 EDT
Scent free

Reminder:  Our club has a scent free policy.

Please respect those who suffer from this sensitivity

Last updated : Sep 1, 2017 16:18 EDT
Game Times
Game Times
Monday         1:00pm   Open Pairs
Tuesday        1:00pm   Open Pairs & 299er pairs 
Wednesday  1:00pm   299er Pairs (no partner required)
Thursday      1:00pm   Open Pairs
Last updated : Nov 27, 2018 10:33 EST
About Our Club
About Our Club

Orillia Duplicate Bridge Club is an ACBL sanctioned club with a membership of  about 200. The club offers duplicate bridge games for all skill levels.  Our membership skill profile varies from newbies to Emerald Life Masters.


If you are a bridge player and have just moved to Orillia or even if you are just visiting; please drop by and enjoy a very friendly, competitive game.  We extend a warm welcome to all. We have a scent-free policy.









Last updated : Nov 5, 2018 19:05 EST
A Brief History of our Club

(Thanks to Betty Crutcher for her recollections and to Andy Monk for compiling)

A bridge club began in Orillia in 1946 at the old “armories” on West St. (hence the “Garrison Trophy”).  Players included Betty and Jim Crutcher, Charlie Evans, Bill Hill and Weldon Fowler.  By the late 1950’s with “duplicate” bridge becoming increasingly popular, the Garrison Club became the “Orillia Duplicate Bridge Club” and was soon affiliated with the ACBL.


In the 60s and 70s the club was ably managed by Frank Harrison and Peggy Jones. During that time our club was honoured by the presence of Eric Murray and Sammy Kehela arguably Canada’s best players ever. And in 1975 Sam McKee became our first Life Master closely followed by the young Danny Schamehorn.


The club has had many homes over the years; the longest stays included Georgian College, the Birchmere, Knights of Columbus Hall, the TIE Club, the Trillium Home, Guardian Angels Church and presently the Masonic Hall . One year the club actually moved three times!

Last updated : Oct 24, 2018 18:16 EDT
Add Personal Photo to your profile

There is an option to add your personal photo to your profile so it appears in you scoring details. For example look at the Belfours results for Sept 10 by checking results and then clicking on the Belfours results for that day.

To add a photo, sign in as a member (Membership Tab) . When in click on the ACCOUNT tab and for a photo choice click on BROWSE then pick a photo from one you may have in your computer pictures file. When this is done click on save and then logoff. Check one of you recent results to see how it appears.

Hope to see some more photos on the site.

Tue December 11, 2018
Open Pairs & 299er
Masonic Hall 1PM
Tue December 11, 2018
Open & 299er
Masonic Hall 1 PM
Wed December 12, 2018
299er Pairs Club Champ
Masonic Hall 1 PM
Thu December 13, 2018
Open Pairs
Masonic Hall 1 PM
Mon December 17, 2018
Open Pairs
Masonic Hall 1 PM
Open Pairs
Masonic Hall
Director: Jane Foster
Christmas Party(Bridge @ 7:00pm)
Masonic Hall
Director: Jane Foster
Open Pairs
Masonic Hall
Director: Jane Foster
299er Pairs
Masonic Hall
Director: Sandy Monk
Club Champ (Open & 299er)
Masonic Hall
Director: Tim Jackson