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Recreational Activities

Contact: The Adult Services Department at 703.537.3061

Note: Unless otherwise noted below, recreational programs listed below are included in J-Family and J-Journey memberships. One day membership upgrades are available for $10 to J-Pass cardholders; $20 for general admission.

Beginner Bridge Lessons

Contact Shari Berman if you are interested in learning to play.


Intermediate Bridge Lessons

Summer Session
Wednesdays, July 10–September 4 (8 weeks; no class Aug. 14)
Instructor: Yen DeAnda, ACBL accredited Ruby Life Master

Continue your bridge adventure with dynamic PPT presentations and interactive lessons. Develop a competitive edge, while playing with friends or competing in tournaments. Build a solid foundation, explore new conventions, and form long-lasting partnerships.

Fee:  $180
Code: #9940


J Knitters

Wednesdays (ongoing), 1:30pm
Come join other knitters in the lobby every week. This is a relaxing and social time to meet other knitters, make new friends, share stories and knitting tips, and have some fun.
Fee:        $5/ Free member


Drop-in Scrabble

Wednesdays (ongoing), 10:30am–1:30pm
Summer schedule starting June 18 will be Mondays through August at the same time.

Contact the Adult Services Department if you’d like to be added to the Scrabble email list.
Fee:        $5/ Free member

Drop−in Mah Jongg

Tuesdays and Wednesdays (ongoing), 10am–noon
Drop-in for a friendly game of mahj and conversation in the lobby of the J. Bring your friends! Contact the Adult Services Department for more information.
Fee:        $5/ Free member

Mah Jongg Lessons

Daytime or Evening
Contact Shari if you are interested in learning to play.


ACBL Duplicate Bridge

Wednesdays (ongoing), 11am–2:30pm
Location: Bethlehem Lutheran Church
8922 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax
(two doors west of the J)
Director: Louise Sellers (ACBL-accredited) 
Fee: $10


Drop-in Hearts

Thursdays (ongoing), 10am–noon
Join this weekly card game if you’re interested in playing Hearts. Beginners welcome. Contact Elana Plotnick, 703.537.3060. 
Fee:        $5/ Free member

Drop-in Canasta

Fridays (ongoing), 11am–1pm
Beginners are welcome to join in this weekly drop-in game that meets in the lobby. Instructions are provided for those who would like to learn how to play.
Fee:        $5/ Free member

Party Bridge

Fridays (ongoing), 11am–1:30pm
This is a social, fun, and low-key game for all skill levels — come with or without a partner. Join the group and bring your own dairy, parve, or meatless lunch.
Fee:        $5/ Free member

Backgammon (Shesh Besh), Cribbage, or Chess

If you are interested in lessons, a club, or a tournament, contact Elana Plotnick, 703.537.3060. 


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