Luton Table Tennis Club is here to help the growth of table tennis. Join daily sessions for all players, from beginners to advanced.
"Table Tennis is a sport I loved and still love with an unexplained passion. The confusing thing was this, my table tennis exploits ran concurrently with my exploits as a boxer. Also, I went on to become a professional boxer while quitting table tennis for over 20 years. After finding out that my hand and eye coordination combined with my feet movements were second to none hence being called the racket sport genius. Looking back at it now I felt hurt to know that I did not do anything to further my talent at the time as I was a very gifted table tennis player."
- Elroy Edwards, Founder of Luton TTC
As the founding member of the Luton Table Tennis Club (Luton TTC), I was driven by a specific goal in mind: to establish the first table tennis training facility in Luton. This desire originated from observing the dire state of table tennis in Luton where training facilities for the sport were non-existent. As a result, the player base consisted of a clique of predominantly untrained Elders, who shunned the younger participants into partaking the sport.
My background as a professional table tennis coach has allowed me to establish Luton TTC with the initial aim of developing the next generation of highly skilled players via the investment in youth. So far, the club has transformed Lewsey Farm Learning Centre Trust into a thriving facility that enables players to not only enjoy table tennis, but to reach aspirations of higher competitive play. Key figures from the community and England’s table tennis scene have already noticed the ambition of the club and its potential for growth; their support and funding have provided the much-needed boost which was paramount to the club’s current success.
Due to the highly-vested interest from the community at large, the project has expanded to cater for not only the youth, but members from all backgrounds – irrespective of age, gender, disability, or otherwise.
PLAY & PRACTICE
Please check the club notice boards for any changes to this information. Five or six tables are usually available for practice sessions for everyone unless league matches have been booked.
The bar is usually open for the sale of drinks and snacks when the club is being used. The sale of alcohol is restricted to licensing hours. Alcohol will not be sold to anyone under the age of 18 at any time. If nobody is available to work behind the bar a vending machine is available in the lounge.
Please check the club notice boards for any changes to this information. Five or six tables are usually available for practice sessions for everyone unless league matches have been booked. The club is generally open at the following times:
Monday: 3pm - 11.45pm
Tuesday: 4.30pm - 11.45pm
Wednesday: 4.30pm - 11.45pm
Thursday: 4.30pm - 11.45pm
Friday: 4.30pm - 11.45pm
Saturday: 10am - 11.45pm
Sunday: 1pm - 9pm
** Coaching may be suspended if the venue has been pre booked.
The club can be opened outside normal hours by arrangement.
Our facilities meet user expectations in the 21st century and allow the widest group of people to play an active part in the club activities as participants, spectators and members of staff.
When the present premises were built the club ensured the following :
The route from the site entrance, car park, setting down point to the entrance and reception area.
The route from the Clubs entrance to the lounge for a sports chair.
The route from the lounge to the Clubs Table Tennis playing area.
We have ensured there are means of escape at the front and rear of the building with ramps.
In keeping with the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA), including extensions introduced by the Disability Discrimination (NI) Order 2006, Luton Table Tennis Club has made its premises disabled friendly by meeting the minimum requirements of the DDA and Building
- Disabled entry
- Disabled fire exit
- Fully disabled toilets
- Parking at the front entrance