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Weekly Schedule

(hopefully valid as of February 2014)

Day Time Type Location
Sun 9:00am-(noon?) Open Play Boeing/Kent
Sun 11:00am-3:00pm Round Robin Bellevue/Crossroads
Sun 10:00am-6:00pm Open Hours*SPTTC
Sun 4:00pm-9:00pm Open Play Green Lake TTC
Sun 4:00pm-5:00pm Group Lessons Green Lake TTC with Gennadiy Shpreyregin
Mon 9:30am-3:30pm Belltown Community Center. Belltown CC
Mon 2:30pm-9:30pm Open HoursSPTTC
Mon 5:00pm-7:30pm Open PlaySPTTC
Mon 6:00pm-9:00pm Open Play Chinatown Community Center
Mon 9:00am-(noon?) Open Play Boeing/Kent
Mon 7:00pm-10:00pm Open Play University of Washington Husky TTC
Tue 9:30am-3:30pm Belltown Community Center. Belltown CC
Tue 2:30pm-9:30pm Open Hours*SPTTC
Tue 5:00pm-7:30pm Open PlaySPTTC
Tue 3:00pm-10:30pm Open Play Boeing/Kent
Tues 5:30pm-9:30pm Round Robin tournament Federal Way TTC (Round robin starts at 7:00pm, don't be late)
Tue 6:00pm-8:45pm Open Play Green Lake TTC (only outside of basketball season, so closed now)
Wed 9:30am-3:30pm Belltown Community Center. Belltown CC
Wed 2:30pm-9:30pm Open Hours*SPTTC
Wed 5:00pm-7:30pm Open PlaySPTTC
Wed 6:00pm-9:00pm Open Play Chinatown Community Center
Thu 9:30am-3:30pm Belltown Community Center. Belltown CC
Thu 2:30pm-9:30pm Open Hours*SPTTC
Thu 5:00pm-7:30pm Open PlaySPTTC
Thu 5:30pm-7:45pm Open Play Bellevue/Crossroads
Thu 6:00pm-9:00pm Open Play Chinatown Community Center
Thu 7:00 - 10:00pm Open Play (for members) University of Washington Husky TTC
Thu 7:00pm-10:00pm Open Play Tacoma Table Tennis Club
Thu 7:00pm-10:00pm Open Play Burien YMCA New!
Fri 9:00am-(noon?) Open Play Boeing/Kent
Fri 2:30pm-10:00pm Open Hours*SPTTC
Fri 4:00-6:00pm Open Play University of Washington Husky TTC
Fri 9:30am-3:30pm Belltown Community Center. Belltown CC
Fri 5:00pm-7:30pm Open PlaySPTTC
Fri 6:00pm-9:00pm Open Play Chinatown Community Center
Sat 9:15am-11:15am Open Play Bellevue/Crossroads
Sat 10:00am-10:00pm Open Hours*SPTTC
Sat 1:00pm-5:00pm Open Play Chinatown Community Center
Sat 2:00pm-6:00pm Open Play Federal Way TTC
Fri 5:00pm-9:00pm League PlaySPTTC
Sat 5:00pm-9:00pm Open PlayGreen Lake TTC
Sat 5:00pm-7:00pm Kid PongGreen Lake TTC with Tom Veatch

Locations


Seattle Pacific Table Tennis Club

Address: 13407 NE 20th St, Suite 5, Bellevue, WA 98005
Contact: Office Number 425-644-7833, Alan Lee 425-221-1997
Notes: Cost: $10 drop-in fee. Monthly and annual fees for a discount.
Schedule: Many options. See spttc.net for details.
Up to 10 tables. The junior program is amazing. Great coaching available from Coach Judy. A world class table tennis club in Bellevue; please support it! * Open Hours at SPTTC are primarily for structured training or lessons; Open Play is for drop in play.

Tacoma Table Tennis Club

Address: 1231 So. 76th Street (at Sheridan)
Contact: Dan 253-537-1525 or
Bud 253-588-4377 or
Phuong Bui 253-576-3726
Notes: Cost: $2 donation to the church.
Schedule: 7:00pm-10pm Thursday evening.

6 tables. Good floors and lighting.
Friendly and welcoming to newcomers. Usually 8-10 serious players averaging 35-40 years of age.

Parking and entrance on the back side of the church. Call Dan or Bud for the entrance lock code (or for details about another play opportunity Tuesdays 8:30am-10:30am at Fircrest Community Center).

Belltown Community Center

in the Belltown neighborhood near downtown Seattle

Address: Belltown Community Center
415 Bell St
Seattle, WA 98121
Contact: 206-684-7245
Notes: Cost: Free for now.

Chinatown Community Center

in the International District near downtown Seattle

Address: Chinatown Community Center
719 8th Ave S,
Seattle WA 98104
Contact: Information: (206)233-0042 | TDD (206)233-7061
Directions:
  • From I-5 NORTHBOUND
    • Take the Dearborn St./James St./I-90 E/Madison St. (exit #164A)
    • Take the Dearborn St. Exit
    • Turn Left on S Dearborn St
    • Turn Right on 8TH Ave S
  • From I-5 SOUTHBOUND
    • Take the Dearborn St./I-90 East/4th Ave. S. exit towards Airport Way/Bellevue/Spokane (exit #164)
    • Take the Dearborn St. Exit
    • Turn Right on S Dearborn St
    • Turn Right on 8th Ave S
  • Notes: Cost: $2 per evening drop-in fee.

    Husky TTC

    At the University of Washington

    Address: IMA Gym B
    Also rec pingpong at the Husky Union Building, HUB Games Area, HUB 40B
    University of Washington
    Seattle WA
    Contact Person: President: Andy Overton, aoverton@u.washington.edu
    Vice President: Evan Xu, zihengxu@u.washington.edu
    Web Master: Akeem Jenkins, goten@u.washington.edu
    Web Site: http://students.washington.edu/uwttc
    Directions: Turn Left on NE 45th St.
    Turn Right on 15th Ave
    Turn Left on Stevens Way
    Head Straight on Stevens Way until you see HUB on your left.
    Find Parking in any designated parking area at the UW.
    Enter anywhere but go down all the way to the HUB basement.
    Notes: Cost: $1.00 for Members ($5/quarter) or Guests; $2 for Visitors. Number of tables: 4 to 7.

    Burien YMCA

    Highline YMCA Burien
    Address: Burien YMCA
    17874 Des Moines Memorial Drive
    Burien WA 98148
    (206)244-5880
    Contact Person: Dan Brown
    Directions: Take I-5 to S 188th St (a couple of exits south of I-405) exit westbound. On S 188th St westbound proceed past SeaTac airport. After the tunnel, S 188th St veers right. 1 kilometer later, the YMCA is on your right.
    Notes: 3 good tables. Full workout equipment, showers, towels, lockers, all amenities. High ceilings, glass all on one side. Just north of Olympic Elementary (Wednesday night league) Cost is a $25 annual YMCA membership plus $2 per visit to play.

    Bellevue/Crossroads

    Address: Crossroad Community Center
    16000 NE 10th Avenue
    Bellevue, WA 98008
    Contact Person: Frank Jin
    425-643-5317 (H)
    Directions: Take I-405 to Bellevue and
    Exit at NE 8th St (one of the main exits for downtown Bellevue)
    Proceed East on NE 8th St. several miles to 160th Ave NE just past Crossroads Mall,
    Turn left on 160th Ave NE and go to the end of the street entering the community center parking lot.
    Alternative directions: Take I-520 east to 148th Ave NE, proceed South.
    Turn East either immediately on NE 24th St., or after a few lights on NE 8th St.
    From NE 24th St., turn South on 156th Ave NE, then East on NE 8th St.
    From NE 8th St., then, continue East to 160th Ave NE, just past Crossroads Mall, turn left and go to the end of the street, entering the community center parking lot, which is adjacent to and behind the mall and its parking lots.
    Or (from I-5 via I-90) From I-5 take I-90 E. Go 8.97 miles.
    Take the 148TH AVE. S.E. exit (exit number 11B) toward BELLEVUE COLLEGE. Go 0.71 miles
    Stay straight to go onto 148TH AVE SE. Continue 2.22 miles.
    Turn RIGHT onto NE 8TH ST. Continue 1.00 miles.
    Just past Crossroads Mall, Turn LEFT onto 160TH AVE NE, and go to the end of the street, entering the community center parking lot, which is adjacent to and behind the mall and its parking lots.

    Boeing/Kent

    Boeing Employees TTC-Kent
    Place: Boeing Kent Activity Center
    Address: 22649 83rd Avenue,
    South Kent, WA
    Contact Person: Terry Drake
    425-687-2706
    Directions: Take I-5 to SouthCenter.
    Take I-405 Eastbound to 167.
    Take 167 Southbound to 84th Ave S., turn Right.
    Take 84th Ave S. Northbound to the first light, turn Left.
    Follow the road as it curves to the left (South) and becomes 83th Ave S. and enter the last driveway on the right before the road curves to the right(East). The first building on the left is the Boeing Kent Activity Center. Enter in the middle, not at the near corner.
    Wait for someone to let you in, or call Terry Drake for the door combination, or on Tuesday nights enter through the Swashbuckler's Society which seems to always have a door open in the back in a separator-separated part of the same room.

    Everett Senior Center

    Address: Everett Senior Center
    3025 Lombard
    Everett WA 98201
    Located at Pacific and Broadway in Everett, just behind the Days Inn.

    Contact: Howard Grossman, pingusa@hotmail.com, 425-257-8780; or Linda Carlson.

    Notes: Cost: Free to join the Senior Center, $1 drop in fee.

    Up to 25 players show up; their 2010 January tournament had 40.

    The 3rd annual Ernie Dunton tournament was October 19-20th 2013, with $1500 in cash and trophies.

    We have just acquired our 5th butterfly table!

    Federal Way Table Tennis Club

    For more information, please contact Joe Romanosky at (c) 425-260-0135 or jmr0337@yahoo.com
    formerly Boeing Employees TTC at Vision Quest, Auburn
    and before that, for 30 years, the Boeing Employees TTC at Olympic Elementary School, Burien
    PowerPoint: FWCC_Table_Tennis_Club.ppt
    Address: 876 S 333rd St. Federal Way, WA 98063
    Contact Person: Joe Romanosky
    Directions: See the Federal Way Community Center's web page (which includes a Mapquest link).

    Green Lake TTC

    Address: Green Lake Community Center & Evans Pool Recreation Complex
    7201 E. Green Lake Drive North
    Seattle, WA 98115
    Contact Person: GLCC Counter Staff 206-684-0780
    Tom Veatch, President 206-366-0198
    Directions: exit from I-5 at Ravenna,
    proceed NorthWest on Ravenna until you run into the park.
    Now you're looking at the community center.
    To get there, turn right, following the edge of the park (That's E Green Lake Way N)
    Proceed to the first possible left turn which is also the first light, turn left.
    You will find yourself in the community center parking lot.
    If parking is full, use nearby street parking (go one block up Latona and turn left or go straight, usually you can find something there).
    Knock on the side door of the gym and someone will let you in.
     

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