Open and social table-tennis sessions in oxford

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

Sessions are:

TUESDAY MORNINGS 9.30 - 10.30 am Adult beginners only

TUESDAY EVENINGS (MOVED FROM Wednesday evenings from 4th SEPT) 19.30 - 21.30 for all-comers (under 16s 7.30 - 8.30 when accompanied by an adult). One table in use for Development League matches 7.15 - 8.30 pm. 

THURSDAYS 9.30 am - 11.30 am over-55s

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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

Wootton sessions, Friday nights 8.00 pm

Daytime sessions

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


Horspath Village Hall Tuesdays 10 – 12

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

Thame 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  


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 2018 there will be free table tennis at Oxford's Ping Pong Parlour Mon - Fri 12 pm - 7 pm Oxford University Rugby Club, Iffley Rd from 23rd July to  29th 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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