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Ping pong

Hampshire County Council’s Older People’s Wellbeing Team, in partnership with Waterside Table Tennis Club is building on the success of the 2014 Ping Pong Tournament with plans for the 2015 event. This year’s event is aimed at beginners, non-league players or those returning to the sport after a long period of not playing. The day will include men’s and women’s singles competitions for over 65’s and over 75’s.

Annual Ping pong event


Register for the waiting list

Saturday 3 October 2015
Fleming Park Leisure Centre, Eastleigh
9am to 4pm (competition begins at 10am)

Entry is just £3 per person and includes a buffet and a t-shirt for everyone taking part.

Once you have completed your online registration please send a cheque for £3 made payable to Hampshire County Council to:

Older People’s Wellbeing Team, Adult Services
3rd Floor, EII Court West,
SO23 8UJ

Last year's event was a sell out, so book early to avoid disappointment. Spaces will be allocated on a first come first served basis. A booking will only be confirmed once payment has been received

For any enquiries please call Nicola Wright on 01962 846605.

We are looking for umpires and volunteers to help on the day. So if you already help run a Ping Pong group or Table Tennis club or would just like to help out as a volunteer on the day please email

This event is for Hampshire County Council area residents only, unfortunately there are no events available in Southampton or Portsmouth at the moment.

Local clubs

There are Table Tennis clubs across the county. To find your local club visit the Get Active web site


The Film: Ping pong. Never too old for gold

8 players with 703 years between them compete in the World over 80s Table Tennis Championships in Inner Mongolia.

If you would like to borrow the film to host an event yourself please contact: