Get fit with table tennis
There are many activities to keep you fit at New Forest Health and Leisure, and surprisingly to some - table tennis is one of them! Playing Table Tennis keeps you in shape and develops your hand & eye co-ordination, it's also a great sport to play with friends and have fun!
The nature of table tennis means that exercising is short and energetic. This allows a varied form of workout resulting in increased heart rate and improvements of overall fitness levels.
Benefits of Table Tennis
- Can be played by all ages and abilities.
- Improves fitness.
- Incorporates numerous body movements.
- Varied level of workout.
- Gentle way to loosen muscles.
- Improves mental concentration.
- A great social game.
Can I play?
Yes, table tennis can be enjoyed by all ages and abilities.
Where can I play?
Applemore, Lymington, New Milton & Ringwood Health and Leisure Centres offer table tennis.
What should I wear?
We suggest that you wear short sleeved t-shirt, shorts or tracksuit bottoms and soft white soled shoes so as they don't mark the court.
How much will it cost?
Off peak, before 5pm
Adult £4.50, Junior £4.05
Peak, after 5pm and weekends
Adult £5.00, Junior £4.50
Price apply's to the court, not individuals.
Can I hire the equipment at the centre?
We have bats available for hire and you can purchase table tennis balls from reception. Table tennis bat hire 50p (£5 Deposit).
How do I book?
You can either pop along to your local centre or telephone our information and bookings line on 023 8028 5531. It is best to book in advance.
Please can we remind all customers that it is important to keep hydrated whilst exercising. Therefore, please ensure you bring along a water bottle for this purpose. Water bottle filling facilities are available in a number of areas throughout our centres.