Where to play table tennis in Wakefield: Clubs

Table tennis clubs in and around Wakefield

This section shows some of the clubs that you can go to in and around the Wakefield area, to hook up and play with other players of all abilities.

Click on the blue links to view more information about each club. They are ordered by rough distance from the centre of Wakefield.

Please contact us if any information is incorrect.

Click here for an interactive map of all the locations where you can play.


The Denhale Active Recreation Centre, Flanshaw

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You are welcome to come and play table tennis with others at the Denhale Centre, in Flanshaw on:

  • Mondays from 2pm-4pm
  • and on Wednesdays from 2pm-4pm.

Although on both days people tend to be around from around 1.30pm.

The cost is £3.00 per person, and there are 3 tables.


Jubilee Hall, Lupset

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Table Tennis is for anyone who wishes to come along, £1.50 a session and is held at Jubilee Hall in the main hall every Monday and Thursday 10am til 12pm.

Over 55's at Jubilee Hall every Tuesday 1pm till 3pm, just £1.50 a session, come along and chatter, play cards /dominos, table tennis or enjoy the company.


Sandal (Methodist Church)

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Closed from beginning of December 2018, back in January 2019.

Table tennis is open for anyone, on Friday evenings, from 7.30pm to 9.00pm. The cost is £1, this is towards the heating and lighting. Keith Hurley runs the evening, please ask for him and he will make you welcome.

There are 3 tables available. Go to the church building and find the hall. You will typically play a single games to 21 points, then swap around with the next available player, but also doubles if there are lots of players.


St. George's Community Centre, Lupset

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7pm-8.30pm, anybody welcome who is 16 or over. This is a small and friendly group that meet weekly on Monday evenings 7pm-8.30pm, run by volunteers. It’s a great way to meet new people and enjoy a little exercise too. The session is £1.


Horbury (Cluntergate Centre)

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Table tennis is on here on Mondays 10am to 12pm and Fridays 1pm-3pm.


Netherton (Village Hall)

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The table tennis club at Netherton meets in the village hall every Monday from 6.30pm to 8.30pm (though someone is normally there a few minutes earlier). There are up to 5 tables in total, and players of all ages and abilities are welcome. Typically players range from teenagers up to pensioners and everything in between! You will play singles games against whoever is available next, and play 2 games up to 21 points, then move on to the next person available. It's a great place to meet players of varying ability (from league players to beginners) and get some fun and friendly practice in.

Picture of the hall

Ackworth Table Tennis Club, Ackworth

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Ackworth School is a Table Tennis England Centre of Excellence.

The club is aimed at youth coaching. Sessions at Ackworth School are on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evening. They run in the gymnasium and cost £2 per session:

  • Monday: 6.15pm - 8.15pm. Age 11-18 Intermediate/Advanced
  • Tuesday: 6.15pm - 7.30pm. Age 7-11 Beginners
  • Wednesday: 6.15pm - 7.30pm. Age 6-18 All abilities

Contact Chris Parker below to check the session is on if it is your first time.


Heckmondwike Sports Club

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The Dewsbury Table Tennis Centre, located at Cemetery Road, Heckmondwike is fast becoming the favourite for many Table Tennis players from both inside and outside the North Kirklees boundary. Players from Leeds, Wakefield, Bradford and Huddersfield are involved in competitive Table Tennis alongside Dewsbury players.

You are welcome to go along and play from 8.30pm-10.30pm on Friday evenings.

There are also Tuesday and Thursday daytime sessions, please see the schedule.

Heckmondwike also do coaching.

More information can be found on their web site below.

  • Email: Garry - garrybranston@hotmail.co.uk
  • Web site: Table Tennis Centre Web Site
  • Address:Heckmondwike Sports Club, Cemetery Road, HECKMONDWIKE, WF16 9ED

Pontefract Squash and Leisure Club, Pontefract

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'Bat and Chat' Fri 10.00am -12.00pm. Age 50+ All abilities £1.50/hr
 Fri 7.00pm - 9.00pm. All ages and abilities £5 per session


Barnsley

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Please see the link below for information regarding Barnsley table tennis club:

Club information

There is a table tennis club in Barnsley on Blucher Street. Its located on the first floor of Hope House Church.

The sessions presently are:

  • Wednesday 9:30am-2pm
  • Friday 5:30pm-8:30pm

League Match Nights

Barnsley League match nights are on Monday Nights 7pm til 10pm.
Wakefield League match nights are on Thursday Nights 7pm till 10pm, but some table's available.

Future plans:

Tuesday morning OAP session 9:30-12
Saturday morning kids training 9:30-12

Cost of full membership to Barnsley Table Tennis Club is £100 per year or Pay on the day £3 per session.


St Mary's Table Tennis Club, South ELmshall

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The club meets every Tuesday from 5pm-7pm, all levels of player are welcome, adults and youth. The cost is £2.00 and there are 5 tables, with training available. They also occasionally play on a Thursday evening.

  • Telephone: Paul Morris 07834 834343
  • Web site: St. Mary's TT Club Facebook Site
  • Address: St Marys Social/Table Tennis Centre, Westfield Lane, South Elmsall, West Yorkshire, PONTEFRACT, WF9 2JX

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