Open and social table-tennis sessions in oxford

ODTTA runs social table tennis sessions throughout the year at Cowley Table Tennis Temple Cowley United Reformed Church Oxford Rd OX4 2ES. There are 5 tables, just turn up and play. General social sessions with occasional optional competitions.

Sessions are:

Wednesdays 8.00 - 10.00 pm for all-comers (under 16s accompanied by an adult)

Thursdays 9.30 am - 12.30 pm over-55s Experienced/league players should come from 10.30

Cowley Table Tennis also has training/practice sessions on two or three Tuesday evenings each month. Check the website for details 

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Contact or phone Anne Borrowdale  01865 395210 with any questions

Other open sessions:

Many opportunities to play or get coaching at Oxford's biggest, and only, premier club Kidlington Forum Exeter Close Pavilion Crown Rd Kidlington OX5 1AG See or contact John Duncalfe 01865558677/07410606189 em

Holton Table Tennis Club has club nights on Wednesdays or Thursdays

Sandford Village Hall Henley Road Sandford on Thames OX4 4YN Open session Tuesdays 5.30pm to 7.30pm., cost £3 More info from or 01865 774661

A number of venues host daytime sessions, often aimed at older people:


Horspath Village Hall Tuesdays 10 – 12

Wheatley and Thame

55+ at Park Sports Centre, Wheatley, OX33 1QZ Fridays 10.00am-12.00pm

55+ at Thame Leisure CentreMondays 10.15am-12.15pm 

Cost: Non-Members: £1.80 / Members: FREE

Further details: Hendriette Knouwds 07717 836750 email

To add your daytime or social sessions to this page, email

Most leisure centres have tables which you can book by the hour. 


Ping Oxford!

Oxford is a thriving Ping! city, with dozens of tables for free play in parks and public places. There are many Ping! events during the summer, and in 2016, a Ping Pong Parlour is open 3 days a week from 19th June to 14th August. For the latest information, see, Ping! Oxford’s Facebook page and follow @PingOxford on Twitter 

For competitive play 

Those interested in playing in a league team should either contact their nearest club or attend an open session at Cowley Table Tennis or Kidlington Forum, where they can be directed to a suitable team. 


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