Cards and Games


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

GVR Abrego South Thursday Ladies Bridge Club

Primary: Marsha Ewing

Secondary: Gail Sommers


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

Dues: $2.00

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: CarolAnne H. Smith 520.405.0767

Secondary Contact: Jody Davison 520.207.6267


Purpose: To play Social Bridge

Membership: Ladies who are GVR members

Annual Dues: $3.00

Meetings: Thursdays at 12:00 pm at Desert Hills

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

GVR Duplicate Bridge Club (Sanctioned)

Primary Contact: David Bowen

Secondary Contact: Brenda Sonderegger


Purpose: Conduct franchised sessions of Duplicate Bridge under ACBL

Membership: Open to GVR members.

Annuals Dues: $2.00

Meetings: Monday, Thursday & Friday games at 1pm

Location: GVR East Center, 7 S Abrego Drive)


GVR East Center Monday Ladies Bridge Club

Primary Contact: Marsha Ewing 719.539.7269

Secondary Contact: Susan Ammons 719.251.5656

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 Friday Social Bridge Club

Primary Contact: Pauline Boston 520.392.6403

Secondary Contact: Mary Glasnapp 785.550.6309


Purpose: To play Social Bridge

Membership: Approximately 67 members

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

Location:  Desert Hills Center

GVR Monday Informal Duplicate Bridge Club

Primary Contact: Bob Dahm 520.820.8823

Secondary Contact: Janet Gahagan 520.640.0237

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 Canasta Club

Green-Valley-Canasta-ClubPrimary Contact: Jane Korsberg
Secondary Contact: Sylvia Shelley
Website: GVR Canasta Club on the Web
Purpose: To play Canasta and socialize. Training/refresher table always available.
Membership: Open to all GVR members
Annual Dues: $5.00
Days: Fridays & Sundays
Time: 1:00 – 4:00 pm, doors open at noon
Location: 7 South Abrego Dr. (East Social Center)

GVR Chess Club

chess2Primary Contact: Roy Benson 520.648.8188
Secondary Contact: Steve Kebbe 503.806.5672
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: $5.00
Location: 7 South Abrego Dr. (East Social Center)
Mailing Address: PO Box 690, Green Valley AZ 85614

GVR Cribbage Club

Green-Valley-Cribbage-ClubPrimary Contact: Roy Dashen 520.301.7175
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
Secondary Contact: Fred Abood
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: Gregg Ireland, 406.544.1481
Secondary Contact: Kenneth Moose 612.240.1342
Purpose: Playing cards, fun & friendship
Membership: GVR membership required
Annual Dues: $5.00
Location: Las Campanas Social Center, 565 W Belltower Drive
Meetings: Play is expected to resume in Fall 2021

GVR National Mah Jongg Club

National-Mah-Jongg-ClubPrimary Contact:  Bunny Tarquinio 602.565.3565
Purpose: Bring GVR members together to play this unique, ancient Chinese tile game.
Membership: GVR required
Annual Dues: None
Hours: Wednesdays 12:30 – 4pm
Location: East Center
Mailing Address: 991 W. Belltower Dr., Green Valley, AZ 85614

GVR Pinochle Club

Green-Valley-Pinochle-ClubPrimary Contact: Dean Capes, 520.647.9916
Secondary Contact: Jane Kirk, 509.834.3545
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 Poker Club

GVR Poker ClubsPrimary Contact: John Woolley 360.601.2016
Secondary Contact: Bob Northrup (520) 207-6745
Purpose: Fellowship and light gambling
Activities: Playing 9 different games of high-low poker
Membership: Approximately 60. GVR is required.
Cost to join club: $5.00
Annual Dues: $2.00
Location: 2980 S. Camino del Sol (Desert Hills Social Center)
Days:Weekdays, 12:25-3:55 p.m.

GVR Sheepshead (Schafskopf) Card Club

Primary Contact: Dave Ellringer 715.864.2791
Secondary Contact: Dave Van Lieshout 920.227.8864
Purpose: To enjoy playing the challenging and exciting five or three handed card game Sheepshead. We also have simple instructions available and will teach the game to all wishing to learn.
Membership: Approximately 40. GVR membership required
Annual Dues: $5.00
Days: Tuesdays
Time: 5:30pm year ‘round
Location: 565 W. Belltower Drive (Las Campanas Social Center)
Mailing Address: 903 W. Belltower, Green Valley, AZ 85614