Welcome
Please enjoy our wonderful club rooms, fantastic services & lovely park setting. We offer:
  • Spacious facilities
  • Bridge for all levels
  • Personalised services
  • Lessons for all levels
  • Onsite café
  • Friendly staff & directors
  • Expert teachers
  • Free parking
  • Free tea, coffee & biscuits
  • Free play for youth players

ANZAC Day - Club Open
    The club will be on ANZAC Day (Wednesday, 25 April).

Duplicate at 12 noon, as usual.
The club will be open over the Queen's Birthday weekend.

Duplicate on Saturday at 1pm and Monday at 12 noon and 7:30pm, as usual.

Happy Easter & Passover
The club will be open as usual over Easter and ANZAC Day. Please join us:
  • Saturday, 1pm
  • Mon to Thurs, 12 noon
  • Mon & Tues, 7:30pm

   



Happy New Year
Seasons Greetings

May the coming year bring
more bridge & great joy



Bridge On

The Club will be closed Christmas Day, open Boxing Day & New Year. Please join us for bridge and festive celebrations.

H appy Hanukkah  &  M erry Christmas


Happy Holidays

Happy new year.
The club will observe Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur in the evenings of 10 & 18 September. This is a good time to reflect on your bridge with a view to creating a good and sweet year of bridge ahead.

  • 8 week course
  • Starts: Tues 5 Feb, 7:30 - 10:00pm

Come to Dendy Park to learn the best card game ever invented. It is a great way to make new friends and keep mentally fit.
This is your opportunity to learn the basics and it is sure to be enough to get you hooked on bridge.
Only $160 for our 8 week program.
Book now on 0414-353-996 or boris@dpbridge.com.

Please let us know if you, a family member or friends, are interested in beginner lessons starting in February.

Simply send us an email: boris@dpbridge.com

Melbourne Cup Pairs
Tuesday, 6 November
Bridge starts 11:30am, $20 per person
Usual cakes, fruit & biscuits provided all day

$2 & $5 sweeps available

Bridge will conclude in time to watch the race on our big screen. We have complementary champagne, hot savouries & nibbles for you to enjoy while cheering your horse on.

Prizes for best dressed.









Our winners!
Thanks for helping us make Cup Day an extra fun bridge day.



Try our 2019 cruises to Honolulu and Shanghai.

Try our 2019 cruises. From 21 April to 5 May we will sail away to Honolulu. Please hurry this cruise is almost fully booked.

From 26 August to 17 September we are planning to sail from Shanghai to Sydney.
Check out our brochures.

24/7 views, travel to new places, all while improving your bridge. It’s a fantasy come true.

To book speak to Boris or George.

VIP Car Care Pairs
  • Sunday 12 July
  • 10-1pm
  • $15 per person
  • Prizes to the value of $500
To Enter: call or email Boris, or use the Event Entry.

Refreshments provided throughout the day
(coffee, tea, biscuits & variety of cakes).


Igor Gurevich – 0414 769 509; 9578 9345(AH)
Our Dendy Park auto paint repair expert
Please support those who support bridge

Sponsored by Leon & Shirley Rogers
Another great day of bridge thanks to our sponsors. Perfect day for it too. Hail and rain outside while we were all warm & cosy inside.

Congratulations to our winners:
  1. B. A'beckett & S. Ozenir
  2. E. Hechtman & I. Bram
  3. D. Kennan & D. Swabey
  4. J. Rose & H. Cohen
Best Restricted Pair: S. Woolf & K. Faiman

  • Sunday 19 April
  • 10-1pm
  • $15 per person
  • Prizes to the value of $500
To Enter: call or email Boris, or use the Event Entry.

Refreshments provided throughout the day
(coffee, tea, biscuits & variety of cakes).


Leon Rogers – 0418 376 687
Our Dendy Park flooring expert
Carpets Timber Floors Vinyl Laminate Flooring

Please support those who support bridge

Sponsored by Leon & Shirley Rogers
  • Swiss Pairs: Sun, 3 Dec 2017
  • Cost: $35 (lunch is not included)
  • Director: Laurie Kelso
  • Enter: call or email Boris, or use the Event Entry
Delicious lunch available. Please pre-order your lunch on arrival at the club. Refreshments, tea & coffee available all day.

Cash & other prizes for the winners, best restricted pair (determined on the day) & best Dendy Park pair (both players must be members of Dendy Park).

Thanks to all participants and our sponsor Alex Hart of Champagne Charlize for helping us to deliver another successful congress.

Congratulations to our winners:

      1. R. Gallus & S. Weisz
      (pictured with our sponsor Alex Hart)
      2. M. Callander & P. Corrigan
      3. J. Tunks & G. Hill
      (also our best Dendy Park pair, pictured)

Other Dendy Park pairs who placed well include M. Spurrier & J. Homer & J. Rose & L. Woolf. Well done.

The best Dendy Park pairs were:

      1. L. Rogers & M. Chrapot
      2. D. Sharp & S. Sharp
      3. J. Tunks & M. Spurrier


Our winners with sponsor Leon, who is also pictured with his partner M Chrapot for taking home the best Dendy prize.

The best restricted pair was Gill Soso & John Lewis.



Fully licensed restaurant, open Tues-Sun, from 8am
Please support those who support bridge



Leon Rogers – 0418 376 687
Our Dendy Park flooring expert
Carpets Timber Floors Vinyl Laminate Flooring

Please support those who support bridge

  • Swiss Pairs: Sun, 11 February 2017
  • Swiss Pairs: Sun, 24 June 2018
  • Cost: $35 (lunch is not included)
  • Director: Laurie Kelso
  • Enter: call or email Boris, or use the Event Entry

Please keep the date free. As always we will be offering good bridge, good food and good prizes. More details in the new year.

Delicious lunch available. Please pre-order your lunch on arrival at the club. Refreshments, tea & coffee available all day.

Cash & other prizes for the winners, best restricted pair (determined on the day) & best Dendy Park pair (both players must be members of Dendy Park).

Thanks to all participants and and our sponsor Tony Neasmith from Dolphin Partners Stockbrokers for yet another successful congress.

Congratulations to our winners:

      1. J. Ebery and J. Coutts
      2. A. St Clair & D. Harley
      3.K. Zhang & J. Huan

Best Dendy Park Pairs

      T. Neasmith & S. Small (pictured)
      D. Kennan & D. Swabey
      J. Feldman & J. Richards


If you would like to find out more please contact Andrew Tate on atate@australianunity.com.au or 03-8682-7806 (let him know you are a Dendy Park Bridge Club member).

Sponsored by Financial Services
Tony Neasmith
0418 310 393

Dolphin Partners Stockbrokers

Thanks to all participants and our sponsor Tony Neasmith from Dolphin Partners Stockbrokers for helping us to deliver another successful congress.

Congratulations to our winners:

      1. R. Gallus & S. Weisz
      2. R. Berlinski & H. Snashall
      3. C. Arul & A. Paul

L & J McMillan
(best Dendy Park Pair pictured with Tony Neasmith)

The best restricted pairs were:

      1. T. Legge & N. Cook
      2. G. Bagg & L. Cukierman
.

Another great day of bridge.
Well done Kitty Muntz & Terri Kay who took out 1st prize.

Congratulations to our runners up:

      2. E. Samuel & S. Collins
      3. F Halmos & J. Hall

Top Dendy Park pairs:

      1. M Chrapot & L Woolf
      2. J. Tunks & M. Spurrier

We hope to see you at our winter congress on Sunday 9 July.



J & L McMillan took out the prize for Best Restricted Pair.
Sponsored by Financial Services
Tony Neasmith, 0418 310 393
www.dolphinpartners.com.au

Stockbrokers
  • 8 week course
  • Starts: Tues 9 Oct, 7:30 - 10:00pm

Come to Dendy Park to learn the best card game ever invented. It is a great way to make new friends and keep mentally fit.
This is your opportunity to learn the basics and it is sure to be enough to get you hooked on bridge.
Only $160 for our 8 week program.
Book now on 0414-353-996 or boris@dpbridge.com.

Please let us know if you, a family member or friends, are interested in beginner lessons starting in February.

Simply send us an email: boris@dpbridge.com

Fall in love with bridge through a taste for basic bidding and play concepts. The first lesson is free and if you decide to continue a special price of $140 for 8 lessons applies.
Following lessons we hope you join our supervised bridge.


Please let us know if you, a family member or friends, are interested in beginner lessons starting in July.

Simply send us an email: boris@dpbridge.com

  • Swiss Pairs: Sun, 4 Dec 2016, 10am - 5:30pm
  • Cost: $35 (lunch is not included)
  • Enter: call or email Boris, or use the Event Entry
Delicious lunch available. Please pre-order your lunch on arrival at the club. Refreshments, tea & coffee available all day.

Cash & other prizes for the winners, best restricted pair (restricted determined on the day) & best Dendy Park pair (both players must be members of Dendy Park).

It is bound to be a fun-packed day.

Thanks to all participants and our sponsor Melbourne Floors for making our congress another successful bridge event.

Congratulations to our congress winners:

      1. P. Hollands & C. Leach

      2. B. A’Beckett & S. Ozenir
      3. R. Gallus & Stephen Weisz
      5. M. Spurrier & J. Day
          (Best Dendy Park Pair)


J & L McMillan took out the prize for Best Restricted Pair.

Thanks to all participants and our sponsor Tony Neasmith from Dolphin Partners Stockbrokers for helping us to deliver another successful congress.

Dendy congress was a great success. We had lots of fun, but brothers Danny and Stephen stole the day leading from start to finish.

Congratulations to our congress winners:

      1. V. Zhang & G. Ghali
      2. C. Ding & D. Nie
      3. C. Arul & A. Paul
      4. L. Woolf & M. Chrapot
          (Best Dendy Park Pair - pictured)


J & L McMillan took out the prize for Best Restricted Pair.
Sponsored by Financial Services
Tony Neasmith, 0418 310 393
www.dolphinpartners.com.au

Stockbrokers
This congress was brought to you by
Leon Rogers – 0418 376 687
Our Dendy Park flooring expert
Carpets Timber Floors Vinyl Laminate Flooring

  • Swiss Pairs: Sun, 12 Feb 2017, 10am - 5:30pm

Please keep the date free. As always we will be offering good bridge, good food and good prizes.

More details in the new year.

Pairs - Sunday 21 October
Time: 10am - 1pm
Cost: $16pp

Who will be our club champion for 2018?
Please join us for this great annual event. Cash and other prizes on offer. Delicious food and refreshments will be available. Entry is only $16 per person.

All welcome, including non-members.

Places fill up quickly so please put your entry in early to avoid disappointment.

To Enter: contact Boris on 0414-353-996 or boris@dpbridge.com.

Our sponsor Brenda Kahan with her bridge partner Shelly Kaye.
The winners of this year’s Jeff Kahan Club Championship.
No wonder they are all smiles. Well done.

Runners up were: L. McKenna & G. Hill; J. Tunks & M. Spurrier.

We hope everyone enjoyed the event as much as we did.

A Stack of Red Points won
The best pair of the month received a $100 voucher each from flexed.
Congratulations to our September Red Points Tuesday afternoon competition winners:
S. Gluck & B. Kingham
who each received a $100 voucher from flexed.
2. B. a’Beckett & L. Parker
3. C. Vear & J. Beilby


You don’t have to play every session. Each week there will be prizes up for grabs, but the best prize goes to the outright winners — the best pair of the month (with the best 4 combined scores).
So come and join us for a fun afternoon.
Refreshments provided.
Ron Klinger Workshop
How to Guess Well as Declarer
Time: Wednesday 7 June, 9.30 – 11.30am
Cost: $30 (includes notes)

Book early to ensure a chance to meet Australia’s best loved & respected bridge player, teacher and author in person.
Free coffee, tea cakes and biscuits.
Lunch available from the Café.

To Book: call (0414-353-996) or email Boris.

Our usual Duplicate to follow at 12 noon.


Common (mis)uses of doubles
Andy Hung
Time: Saturday 27 January, 10am – 12
Cost: $30 (includes notes & hand analysis)
Book: call (0414-353-996) or email Boris

Two hours with Andy Hung will help you unravel the mysteries of the double. Andy will teach you how to determine when a double is for takeout, penalty or values. He will also discuss who should double.
This will be a fun and informative event suited to all standards of player. Andy will provide a powerpoint presentation. His seminar comes with great notes and hand analysis. He includes time to play some hands to reinforce what you have learnt and you are welcome to ask questions. There is no need to bring a partner.
See our flyer for details.


Free coffee, tea cakes and biscuits.
Lunch available from the Café.

Our usual Duplicate to follow at 12 noon.
Michaels Cue Bid & Unusual 2NT
Time: Saturday 3 Sept 10am – Midday
Cost: $20 (includes notes)

Pre-empts make the opponent’s task all the more difficult when they hold the majority of the points.

This workshop explores how to pre-empt when holding 2 suited hands. It covers responses partner should make to further pressure the opponents.

Workshops are a mix of lecture, quizzes, and practice hands. Take home notes are included with every workshop.

Booking essential: call (0414-353-996) or email Boris or sign up at the club.


Private lessons
  • Take your game to a new level
George and Boris are each available to provide private lessons. All lessons are tailored to your individual requirements and include relevant notes and follow-up material.

We cater for one-on-one and group lessons. Chat to us in the club, call or email us to discuss.
  • Tuesday Night, 7:30pm-10pm
  • Friday Morning, 9:30am-12pm
Join us for supervised play each Tuesday evening (7:30pm) and/or Friday morning (9:30am). No need to bring a partner.

Revise and reinforce the fundamentals of bidding and card play in a light, fun, and social setting. Our expert teachers are patient, encouraging and all inclusive.

Ideal for those who have completed a beginner program or had time away from the game.

A topical lesson in each session along with play to practice.

Come on your own or with a partner. We’d love to see you at the club
Monday night duplicate
7:30pm
A fun and friendly group with plenty of action.
Refreshments provided.

F R E E tutorial
  • Thursdays after Duplicate
Please join us every Thursday following our morning duplicate session for a quick tutorial on bidding and card play.

George or Boris will be on hand to discuss your own bridge problems, or simply listen in so you can learn from other's mistakes.

We promise your game will improve!
Café
Delicious hot & cold food and drinks available all day, including a take away menu.

Please support Ann and her team.

Please support Ann and her team.




Happy Easter & Passover
The club will be open as usual Labour Day (12th) and over Easter. Please join us:
  • Saturday, 1pm
  • Mon to Thurs, 12 noon
  • Mon & Tues, 7:30pm

   



  • Swiss Pairs: Sun, 2 Dec 2018
  • Cost: $35 (lunch is not included)
  • Director: Laurie Kelso
  • Enter: call or email Boris, or use the Event Entry
Delicious lunch available. Please pre-order your lunch on arrival at the club. Refreshments, tea & coffee available all day.

Cash & other prizes for the winners, best restricted pair (determined on the day) & best Dendy Park pair (both players must be members of Dendy Park).

Thanks to all participants and our sponsors Leon & Shirley Rogers from Melbourne Floors for helping us to deliver another successful congress.

Congratulations to our winners:

      1. Bob Geyer & George Lovrecz
      2. Barbara a’Beckett & Serhat Ozenir
      3. Victor Zhang & David Wei

The best Dendy Park pairs were:

      1. L. Rogers & M. Chrapot
      2. D. Sharp & S. Sharp
      3. J. Tunks & M. Spurrier


Our winners with sponsor Leon, who is also pictured with his partner M Chrapot for taking home the best Dendy prize.

The best restricted pair was Gill Soso & John Lewis.


Fully licensed restaurant, open Tues-Sun, from 8am
Please support those who support bridge
  • Swiss Pairs: Sun, 27 January 2019
  • Cost: $35 (lunch is not included)
  • Director: Laurie Kelso
  • Enter: call or email Boris, or use the Event Entry
Play will start at 10am, with lunch between 1-2pm, finishing about 5:30pm. We recommend you order your lunch on arrival from our wonderful Café.
Cash & other prizes will be awarded thanks to our sponsors Leon & Shirley Rogers.
Prizes for the winners, best restricted pair (determined on the day) & best Dendy Park pair (both players must be members of Dendy Park).

Thanks to all participants and our sponsor Tony Neasmith from Dolphin Partners Stockbrokers for helping us to deliver another successful congress.

Congratulations to our winners:

      1. R. Gallus & S. Weisz
      2. R. Berlinski & H. Snashall
      3. C. Arul & A. Paul

L & J McMillan
(best Dendy Park Pair pictured with Tony Neasmith)

The best restricted pairs were:

      1. T. Legge & N. Cook
      2. G. Bagg & L. Cukierman
.

Another great day of bridge.
Well done Kitty Muntz & Terri Kay who took out 1st prize.

Congratulations to our runners up:

      2. E. Samuel & S. Collins
      3. F Halmos & J. Hall

Top Dendy Park pairs:

      1. M Chrapot & L Woolf
      2. J. Tunks & M. Spurrier

We hope to see you at our winter congress on Sunday 9 July.



J & L McMillan took out the prize for Best Restricted Pair.
Sponsored by Financial Services
Tony Neasmith, 0418 310 393
www.dolphinpartners.com.au

Stockbrokers

Sponsored by Leon & Shirley Rogers



Leon Rogers – 0418 376 687
Carpets Timber Floors Vinyl Laminate Flooring

96 & still going strong

Congratulations to Judy Slutzkin, who recently celebrated her 96th birthday. You look fabulous and it is always a pleasure to see you at the bridge table.

Red point Tuesday, walk-in for 7:30pm
Join our prime evening game for red masterpoints & great prizes.
New comp each month starting on the first Tuesday - xx.

This is a walk-in event, but to win you must play at least 3 times in the month. The pair with the best 3 scores over the month will be declared the winners.


The winning 3 pairs for the month (with the best 3 scores over the 4 nights) will receive a cash prize from Champagne Charlize restaurant, 309 Centre Rd, Bentleigh.

The winning pair for the month (with the best 3 scores over the 4 nights) will receive a $150 voucher from VIP Car Care.

The winning pair for the month will receive 10 free games (5 free games for each player).

The winning pair for the month (with the best 3 scores over the 4 nights) will receive $100 each. The 10th placegetters will receive 2 free games each.


For all real estate enquiries call Jacqui Ralph on 0488 088 361



This month the 3 winning pairs will receive prizes from Duke’s Health Club for over 50’s.
1st prize 4 weeks FREE membership at Duke's worth $180 each.
2nd prize 3 x half hour Personal Training sessions at Duke's worth $135 each.
3rd prize 2 x half hour Personal Training sessions at Duke's worth $90 each.
Duke's Health & Fitness Club for over 50's
1/354 South Rd, Hampton East, Ph: 9078-9191


This month the winners will receive a $150 voucher each from VIP Car Care.

The pair with the best 3 scores over the 4 nights will be declared the winners.
This month the winners will receive a $100 voucher each from Millenium Optical.

This month each player from the winning pair will receive a $100 voucher from flexed.
Physiotherapy, Massage, Dietitian, Functional Training and Pilates
Well done to our runners up:
2. L. Woolf & M.Chrapot;
3. R. Sicree & P. Martin.

Tuesday night is Pizza night.
Pairs - Sunday 21 October
Time: 10am - 1pm
Cost: $16pp

Who will be our club champion for 2018?
Please join us for this great annual event. Cash and other prizes on offer. Delicious food and refreshments will be available. Entry is only $16 per person.

All welcome, including non-members.
Places fill up quickly so please put your entry in early to avoid disappointment.

To Enter: contact Boris on 0414-353-996 or boris@dpbridge.com.


Pictured are our 2018 Jeff Kahan Club Champions:
J. Doyle & A. Branicki. Well done.

Runners up were: T. Orr & P. George; & R. Ellery & A. Meydan.

We hope everyone enjoyed the event as much as we did.

The fun cruise


Our April 2018 cruise. All part of the Dendy Park advantage. It was so much fun we plan to do it all again.

Try our 2019 cruises. In April we will sail away to Honolulu and in August we are planning to sail from Shanghai to Sydney. Check out our brochures. To book speak to Boris or George.

Reopening Feb

We hope to see you again:
Wednesdays & Thursdays evenings at 7:30pm.

  • Wednesdays & Thursdays, 7:30pm
  • ARK Centre (Bialik College)
Dendy Park has started 2 new sessions.
Please come join us
each Wednesday & Thursday evening at the:
ARK Centre
7 Cato Street
Hawthorn.
Wednesday evening Duplicate: 7:30pm
Don’t forget our NEW evening session every Wednesday

We can promise you a fun relaxed time in a friendly environment.

Come join us.
All our usual complimentary refreshments will be available.
We look forward to seeing you there.

Our regular Wednesday 12 noon session stays as usual.



Common (mis)uses of doubles
Andy Hung
Time: Saturday 27 January, 10am – 12
Cost: $30 (includes notes & hand analysis)
Book: call (0414-353-996) or email Boris

Two hours with Andy Hung will help you unravel the mysteries of the double. Andy will teach you how to determine when a double is for takeout, penalty or values. He will also discuss who should double.
This will be a fun and informative event suited to all standards of player. Andy will provide a powerpoint presentation. His seminar comes with great notes and hand analysis. He includes time to play some hands to reinforce what you have learnt and you are welcome to ask questions. There is no need to bring a partner.
See our flyer for details.


Free coffee, tea cakes and biscuits.
Lunch available from the Café.

Our usual Duplicate to follow at 12 noon.
  • 8 week course
  • Starts: Tues 6 Feb, 7:30 - 10:00pm

Come to Dendy Park to learn the best card game ever invented. It is a great way to make new friends and keep mentally fit.
This is your opportunity to learn the basics and it is sure to be enough to get you hooked on bridge.
Only $160 for our 8 week program.
Book now on 0414-353-996 or boris@dpbridge.com.

Please let us know if you, a family member or friends, are interested in beginner lessons starting in February.

Simply send us an email: boris@dpbridge.com

7:30pm

Join us for supervised play each Tuesday evening (7:30pm) and/or Friday morning (9:30am). No need to bring a partner.

Our new Thursday evening duplicate session is perfect for those wanting to move up from supervised play or gently reintroduce themselves back into play.
The format is a short duplicate, with extra time to bid and play each hand.
Bridge is followed by question time and general discussion on the bidding and play.

F R E E tutorial with Rachel
Thursday Pre-bridge tuition
  • Thursday mornings, 11:30am
  • Duplicate to follow at noon
Please join us every Thursday morning at 11:30am for a quick tutorial before our noon duplicate.

Private lessons
  • Take your game to a new level
George and Boris are each available to provide private lessons. All lessons are tailored to your individual requirements and include relevant notes and follow-up material.

We cater for one-on-one and group lessons. Chat to us in the club, call or email us to discuss.
  • Tuesday Night, 7:30pm-10pm
Join us for supervised play each Tuesday evening (7:30pm) and/or Friday morning (9:30am). No need to bring a partner.

Revise and reinforce the fundamentals of bidding and card play in a light, fun, and social setting. Our expert teachers are patient, encouraging and all inclusive.
Ideal for those who have completed a beginner program or had time away from the game.
A topical lesson is included in each session along with play to practice.

Come on your own or with a partner. We’d love to see you at the club
  • Instructor: Ben Kingham
  • 8 week course, $180
  • Wednesdays: 13 July – 31 Aug, 7.30 - 10pm
Our next beginner lessons series is coming soon. The program is designed to get you loving cards, introduce basic bidding concepts, and develop a passion for learning to play bridge.
Please tell your family and friends our beginner lessons start 13 July , at the special price of $180. Following lessons we hope you will continue on to supervised bridge with Ben.

Booking essential: call 0414-353-996 or email boris@dpbridge.com

Monday night duplicate
7:30pm
A fun and friendly group with plenty of action. Refreshments provided.
F R E E tutorial
  • Thursdays after Duplicate
Please join us every Thursday following our morning duplicate session for a quick tutorial on bidding and card play.

George or Boris will be on hand to discuss your own bridge problems, or simply listen in so you can learn from other's mistakes.

We promise your game will improve!
Café
Delicious hot & cold food and drinks available all day, including a take away menu.

Please support Ann and her team.

Please support Ann and her team.




Relax at Dendy Park
February Champion Pair
B. a’Beckett & L. Parke

February Best Player
M. Spurrier