Cards & Games

Whatever interests you want to pursue, there probably is a group of like-minded neighbors who will be happy to have you join them. Whether it’s as energetic as tennis, artistic as china painting or mentally challenging as competitive bridge, you’ll find a club that will welcome you.

We have 22 music and dance clubs ranging from polka to ballroom dance and from big-band to country music. There are clubs for cats, dogs, writers, investors, gardeners, and fun-lovers of every stripe. Click on any of the categories below to learn more.

Sun City Center provides an abundance of card-playing groups to fill the needs of residents. Bridge is well organized around several active clubs ranging from formalized duplicate bridge to the more social bridge games. In addition, poker, pinochle, and euchre have organized clubs.

Below is a list of the Cards & Games Clubs we offer. Click one of the links to see more details about that club.

BILLIARDS

This activity improves hand to eye coordination and is a low impact activity that can be played rain or shine.

Meetings: The Billiards Room is located in a separate building in the Central Campus just east of the Old Town Hall. The room contains (6) first class eight foot pool tables, (1) full size billiard table and (1) snooker table in a large facility. Members of the club may use the facilities from 9 to 9, Mondays through Saturdays.

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BINGO

This is a highly entertaining activity that allows for socialization and friendly competition.

Meetings: Every Monday evening at the Community Hall, 1910 S. Pebble Beach Blvd., 7:30 P.M. to about 10:00 P.M. Doors open & card sales at 6:30 PM. Minimum charge is $1.00 for 2 cards. Twenty-one games.

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THE SUN CITY CENTER DUPLICATE BRIDGE ASSOCIATION

Enjoy the friendly atmosphere and competition of this activity.

Meetings: All games are played in the Horizon Room with the exception of the 0-20 and 0-499 pt games on Saturday. These are held in the Caper Room. Monday night games begin at 6:30 PM. Tuesday through Friday games begin at 1:00 PM. There is a novice game on Thursday mornings at 8:30 AM. Easybridge! is at 8:30 AM Wednesday. All Saturday games begin at 12:30 PM. Swiss Team games and Sunday Fun Day games are scheduled at least once every other month on Sunday afternoons.

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Chess Lovers Club

Purpose:  We love to play this timeless, classic game.

Meetings: The SCC Chess Lovers Club meets on Wednesday in the Heritage Room, from 1:30-5:00 PM.  Play is casual and dues and signup are not required.

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Euchre Players

A fun and not too difficult card game with tricks, trumps, bidding.

Meetings: Fridays starting at 7:00 PM sharp in the Sandpiper Room in the Atrium Building. Players are urged to arrive 10-15 minutes early to assure that everything is settled at the starting time.

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Galaxy Bridge/Luncheon Club

This is a highly enjoyable activity that allows for team building and commoradity.

Meetings: Membership will be limited in size due to space restrictions.

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HAND & FOOT CLUB

Enjoy this simple card game that is fast and fun and team oriented.

Meetings: The club will meet for card playing on the first and third Thursday of each month. The first meeting of the group in December of each year shall be considered the Annual Meeting.

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LADIES PENNY ANTE CLUB

This activity is for women only. Enjoy the fun of this friendly card game.

Meetings: Wednesday evenings in the Sabal Room, Atrium Building, 6:00 – 10:00 PM.

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MAH JONGG

Promotes friendships and commoradity while learning from others techniques.

Meetings: The Club meets to play on Monday from 12:30 to 4 PM; on Wednesday at 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM and on Friday from 12:30 to 4 PM in the Sandpiper room in the Atrium. Our annual business meeting is held in January. Please contact Alice Bunn, President, at 813-938-5668 for more information.

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MEN’S POKER CLUB

Come play this activity and enjoy the friendly yet competitive nature of this card game.

Meetings: Mondays and Fridays in the Royal Room (Atrium Building) starting at 6:30 PM.

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MONDAY PROGRESSIVE BRIDGE

Whatever interests you want to pursue, there probably is a group of like-minded neighbors who will be happy to have you join them. Whether it’s as energetic as tennis, artistic as china painting or mentally challenging as competitive bridge, you’ll find a club that will welcome you.

Meetings: Every Monday, rain or shine, at 12:15pm in the Horizon Room, Atrium Building. Singles should arrive early for partnership assigning.

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PINOCHLE CLUB (4 HAND SINGLE DECK)

Enjoy this social card activity that can be very challenging but fun.

Meetings: Twice weekly, at 1 PM Thursdays and Sundays in the Sandpiper Room of the Atrium Building. Players should arrive 10 to 15 minutes early so tables can be set up. A $1 playing contribution is used for prize money.

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PINOCHLE CLUB, THREE-HANDED

Enjoy this trick taking card game that is challenging.

Meetings: 1 PM Tuesdays in the Heritage Room of the Atrium Building. A $1 contribution per session is used for prize money.

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THURSDAY NIGHT PROGRESSIVE BRIDGE

Enjoy the friendly atmosphere and competition of this activity.

Meetings: Every Thursday, 6:45 PM in the Horizon Room, Atrium Building.

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SCRABBLE CLUB

Provides lots of fun for those that like to speel and be creative with words.

The SCC Scrabble Club meets on Wednesdays in the Heritage Room from 6 to 9 p.m. Three games are played each night. Players bring their own boards (if they have one) and their own reference book (The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary, 4th Edition). The club provides two-, three-, and four-letter quick reference sheets. Play is casual; signup is not required.

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TABLE TENNIS

Wonderful activity done indoors. Promotes health and friendships.

Meetings: Games are played in Room 5 of Community Hall (1910 South Pebble Beach Blvd) on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday mornings from 9:00 AM to noon, and on Tuesday nights from 7:00 to 9:00 PM. The club furnishes the tables, balls and has some paddles available. Prospective members are encouraged to come, play and meet our members.

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THURSDAY NIGHT PARTNERS BRIDGE

Enjoy the friendly atmosphere and team competition for this activity.

Meetings: Every Thursday night at 6:45 PM in the Horizon Bridge Room in the Atrium Building. Play begins promptly at 7 PM.

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