Canasta is a card game of the rummy family of games and is variant of the “500 Rum” card game. The game itself can be played through multiple variations of two, three, five or six players however, it is most commonly played by four in two partnerships with two standard decks of cards.
It is the only partnership member of the family of Rummy games to achieve the status of a classic. Ole!
Come and let our learned players guide you through the intricacies. All new players are welcome!
The object of the game is to get players to attempt to make melds (matching set of cards) of seven (7) cards of the same rank and “go out” by playing all cards in their hand. It is the only partnership member of the family of Rummy games to achieve the status of a class.
The cost to play American Canasta is as follows:
General Members – $5.00
CHSP Members – $1.00
As stated on the website calendar, American Canasta is available to be played every Wednesday between 12.30pm to 4.00pm.
For further information please contact the Nundah Activity Centre on 07 3266 4500 or alternatively you can submit an online Activity Enquiry at our Contact-us.