COACHING AND PLACES TO PLAY TABLE TENNIS IN DUNDEE AND DISTRICT
Ward Road Gym
Ward Road Gym has been the hub of table tennis in the region for decades. Almost all of the regional tournaments take place here and it has the facilities to match. We have players of all abilities, nationalities, and backgrounds. Above all, it is a very friendly place to be. Coaching sessions are taken by Regional Coach, Paul McCabe.
Changes for July/August 2018:
Mondays: Practice only (no coaching) 2nd July and 9th July, otherwise as below.
Tuesdays: Summer coaching sessions for League players. These will be held on consecutive Tuesdays starting on 17th July (NB 7.30pm to 9.30pm), and covering 24th & 31st July, 7th & 14th August (NB 7.00pm to 9.00pm). Cost £5 per session.
Wednesdays: no sessions 18th July, 25th July or 1st August. Recommend 8th August.
Thursdays: no sessions 5th July or 12th July. Recommence 19th July.
Fridays: as below
Mondays: 7-8:15pm - beginner and intermediate coaching; 8:15pm - general practice
Tuesdays: 7-10pm - reserved for league and cup matches
Wednesdays: 10-1pm – Active & Healthy (Over-50’s) general play and social
Thursdays: 6-8pm – development squad (by invitation); beginners/returners coaching and general play (open to all)
Fridays: 7-9pm - general practice
Forthill Sports Centre – Broughty Ferry
A slightly smaller venue than Ward Road, but still the second largest club in the region with a great history of success. Sessions are delivered by club coach Grant Williams and David Sim (both 1st Division players) and cover various age groups.
Sunday: 6-7pm - under 16s; 7-8pm - adults and league playing youngsters
Victory Memorial Hall - St Andrews
A smaller but very sociable club. Youth coaching is led by Howard Lee, assisted by Dave Beveridge. Howard and Dave both hold UKCC Level 1 coaching certificates. Adult beginner/returner coaching is led by former Scottish champion and internationalist, Elaine Forbes.
Mondays (September to March): 5:15pm-6:30pm – youth coaching; 6:30pm-9:30pm – reserved for DDTTA league and cup matches.
Mondays (April – August) 6:00pm–9:30pm – members only practice and coaching.
Thursdays (school terms at Madras College) 6:00pm-8:00pm – mainly adult beginners and returners (see Clubs>St Andrews page or http://standrewstt.wordpress.com/ for more information).