Northampton

Table Tennis

On Monday 24th June 2013, the first table tennis session was held. The group has become so successful it has now been split into 3 groups (see below). See some pictures of the group.

The story of the setting up of the group, From Zero to Hero, was published in U3A Sources June 2014. Click on the link to read this.

All three table tennis groups can accept more players, especially the Tuesday group, so please contact the respective group leader if you are interested or wish for more information...thank you.

Venue for ALL three groups
Venue: Main hall, Lings Forum, Wellingborough Road, Weston Favell, Northampton, NN3 8JR (across the road from Weston Favell shopping centre Tesco car park). Tel: 01604 837300

Parking: Lings Forum car park or Tesco car park (there is a four hour limit). Don’t park in `B & M`- only 90 minute limit and you get fined for overstaying the time.

Day/Time: Every Monday (11:00 to 13:00) and Wednesday (10:00 to 12:00).

Note: Please bring your U3A membership card.

Group contact details and general information

Table tennis 1
Mondays at 11am to 1pm

Leader: Phil Trebess Tel: 01604 452592 / 07939 315683 (or click email link on the right)
Deputy: Jeff Holland Tel: 01604 891063 (or click email link on the right)

Table tennis 2
Wednesdays at 10am to 12 noon

Leader: Paul Morgan Tel: 01604 670068 (or click email link on the right)
Deputy: Judith Gardner Tel: 07956 347766 (or click email link on the right)

Table Tennis 1 and 2 general information
Cost: £1 per person per session, payable to the group leader on the day.
Come and join us, no experience is necessary but if you can play, even better…. Please bring trainers with good grip, a drink (it can get thirsty) but don’t worry if you have no bat, these and the balls are provided. See you there…

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Table tennis 3(Improvers, Intermediate and up)

Leader: John Hampson Tel: 01604 785504 (or click email link on the right)
Deputy: Con Moisii Tel: 01604 259667 / 074404269615 (or click email link on the right)

2 - 4 pm each Tuesday at Lings; As the Monday and Wednesday sessions mainly play doubles games. Tuesday sessions are for those who wish to play singles games. It is suitable for experienced players of all levels but not suitable for beginners. You are welcome to come along and see if it is for you. We have the use of 3 tables in the main gym hall. Cost is £2 per session reduced to £1 when funds allow.

Contact John or Con by phone or email using the link on the top right.

Click on a picture below to see it full-size with more details.

More Group Pages
Archaeology Art Workshop Bird watching Book Reading
Bowling Bridge Canasta Charles Dickens
Coffee Morning / Lunch Computing & Technology Crafts Creative Writing
Cribbage Cryptic Crosswords Cycling Dancing
Daytime Cinema Decorative Arts from 1800 Discussion Groups Early Civilisations
Exploring London Flower Arranging Gardening Genealogy
Golf History History of Art Jewellery Essentials Workshop
Knit and Natter Languages Luncheon Club MahJong
Meditation Meet n' Eat Music Mythology
Nature New Experiences Philosophy Photography
Play Reading Poetry Psychology Public Speaking/Story Telling
Quiz Saturday Supper Science Scrabble
Shakespeare Skittles Table Tennis Tai Chi
Theatre Theatre Visits - Milton Keynes Theology Trips (by coach)
Walking Wine Appreciation
More Group Pages
Archaeology Art Workshop
Bird watching Book Reading
Bowling Bridge
Canasta Charles Dickens
Coffee Morning / Lunch Computing & Technology
Crafts Creative Writing
Cribbage Cryptic Crosswords
Cycling Dancing
Daytime Cinema Decorative Arts from 1800
Discussion Groups Early Civilisations
Exploring London Flower Arranging
Gardening Genealogy
Golf History
History of Art Jewellery Essentials Workshop
Knit and Natter Languages
Luncheon Club MahJong
Meditation Meet n' Eat
Music Mythology
Nature New Experiences
Philosophy Photography
Play Reading Poetry
Psychology Public Speaking/Story Telling
Quiz Saturday Supper
Science Scrabble
Shakespeare Skittles
Table Tennis Tai Chi
Theatre Theatre Visits - Milton Keynes
Theology Trips (by coach)
Walking Wine Appreciation