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Last Updated: January 10th, 2018


Membership for the SDTTA is open to the public! Nightly play is FREE ‘with membership’. Non-members must pay a nightly fee of: $5.00 per adult / $2 per junior. The yearly membership fee will be discounted after October 1st of each calendar year, when it will be reduced to $25 for adults for the remainder of the year. The SDTTA board has been taking turns to make it easy for you to renew your membership. We made it easy to renew online. If you don’t have that ability, just see any board member, and they will accommodate you. Thank you to all that have made it easier for us to renew your membership. We do appreciate your helping us to renew your membership. Since Feb. 1st. we have expected that you will be able to show your new membership card. Please help us by having your new membership card visible on your bag or near the net on the table. Thank you for your cooperation, James Kahn Chairman


If you haven’t already, register with the SDTTA and make a membership profile. If you already have one, please login and make sure your information is up to date.


Renew your membership with a credit card, debit card or an eCheck via PayPal by going to the Join Page.


Print your receipt and bring it with you to the club to get your new membership card from any board member. Check out the club’s hours by clicking here.


If you cannot utilize the website to renew, just come to the club and see any board member and they will accommodate you. There will be tables at the entrance to the club for you to renew your membership. Adult membership is $50, players under 17 are FREEEffective October 1st of each calendar year, membership for the rest of that calendar year (December 31st) will only be $25. You will be required to show your membership card starting February 1. You must either keep it on your bag or put it on the table close to the net so that a board member will know that you have renewed your membership. Ron Spencer, Chairman SDTTA
  1. Barry Carter
    January 12th, 2010 at 2:41pm | #1

    My name is Barry Carter and I’m staying in Yuma AZ for the winter. Would it be possible for me to visit your club some Sunday in the near future? I’ve heard a lot about the San Diego Table Tennis Club and am excited to see and play there. My USTTA rating is 1818 and I’m from Michigan.

    Is it possible to get a contact and phone number? My number is 517-449-3931.

    Thanks for the help. Hope to see you soon.

    Barry Carter

  2. jomar47819
    Mark Adelman
    January 13th, 2010 at 2:18am | #2

    @Barry Carter
    Hi Barry:
    My name is Mark Adelman and I’m the Chairman of the board of the San Diego Table Tennis Assn. Our Sunday hours are 12pm to 4:30pm. I have spent many years in Yuma and own a lot there in the foothills on 35th St.
    My phone number is (619) 520-7575.

  3. Holly
    January 30th, 2010 at 12:40am | #3

    Hi! I have a 9 year old son who likes table tennis. He has only played a few times, but bought a table with his own savings. Are there young boys or girls who come to the round robin or youth coaching sessions? What ages come to play? My son seems talented to me, but I think all children are talented to their parents and honestly he’s only picked up a paddle for a week. However, he is way better than me and I cannot play with him (not necessarily saying much–believe me!). He is a ranked “regular” USTA tennis player, but we don’t even know the real rules of table tennis. We did buy a book! 🙂 Thanks for any advice! Holly

  4. January 31st, 2010 at 12:42am | #4

    Hi Holly:

    My name is Mark Adelman. I am the Chairman of the Board at the San Diego Table Tennis Assn. We are proud to have the best Table Tennis Club in the country. We are equally proud to have a Former World Table Tennis Champion along with his wife coaching our Junior Players at the club. You can come to the club most nights and observe the junior players working out with their coaches.

    The round robin is on Thurs. night and starts at about 6:30. The club opens @ 4:00pm so you have plenty of time to warm up before the round robin starts. Your son will be assigned a rating and will play in a group that should be close to his playing ability. His rating will go up or down depending on how he plays and finishes.

    The only day we don’t play is Wed. Mon. we Open @ 5:30, all other weekdays we open @ 4pm. Sat. 9am. Sun. 12pm.

    If you need any other information you can email me @

  5. Von Crom
    February 4th, 2010 at 2:12pm | #5

    When are we going to start seeing these at the club? 🙂

  6. February 4th, 2010 at 2:12pm | #6

    When you bring one. 😉

  7. February 5th, 2010 at 5:13pm | #7

    @Von Crom
    Are they Olympic approved? Looks rather weird…

  8. Matt Cram
    February 5th, 2010 at 11:32pm | #8

    Imagine these on both hands and crushing souls..

  9. Mrs. Meenakshi Chauhan
    February 8th, 2010 at 8:56am | #9

    Dear sir

    I am qualified Table Tennis Coach in India. I have 17 years experience of coaching. I want to join you as a Coach

    Mrs. Meenakshi Chauhan
    Table Tennis Coach

  10. dougcyoung
    February 15th, 2010 at 3:33pm | #10

    Are there paddles available for newbies to use?

  11. Von Crom
    February 22nd, 2010 at 7:14pm | #11

    It strictly BYOP, bring your own paddle. You can get cheap ones at Big 5 or for a more advanced paddle, some people at the club sell them.

  12. Micahel
    March 8th, 2010 at 6:11pm | #12

    I am a beginner, can I join?

  13. March 8th, 2010 at 8:34pm | #13

    @Micahel Sure, come on down! Or just scroll up, hit Register, then join online.

  14. Zachary Kover
    March 21st, 2010 at 10:02pm | #14

    Good Afternoon,

    My name is Zach Kover and I am considering joinging your league, however I have a few questions. How do you class up or group up new members to the club. I am fair at the game I would say, but my main intrerest in the club is to become a better player and learn new techniques from more experienced players. Would I be able to play in the tournaments with players closer to my experience level, or how does it all work I guess, is what I am asking. Thank you for your time and I look forward to hearing from you.

    Zachary Kover

    May 22nd, 2010 at 9:10am | #15

    I am from trinidad and tobago (southern carribean country)and will be visiting san diego between 31/06/2010-03/07/2010.Ilove the sport and am a current member of Carenage Blasters a registered club of the Trinidad and tobago table tennis Federation.Is it possible for me to drop in to have knock up.thanks

  16. Sean Crombie
    May 23rd, 2010 at 12:22pm | #16

    Dear Mark, I moved here from Watsonville in Feb. I love to play TT, started playing my Dad and friends when I was about 8! I really want to join and come play and meet new people. I came by Sat pm but place locked up. When can I come and check it out/join/play? My tel 619-549-9189 or this em. Many thx.

  17. DS2
    May 23rd, 2010 at 4:53pm | #17

    You should check the calendar page before heading over for a visit. We’re not open 24/7.

  18. May 28th, 2010 at 1:14am | #18


    Holly :

    Hi! I have a 9 year old son who likes table tennis. He has only played a few times, but bought a table with his own savings. Are there young boys or girls who come to the round robin or youth coaching sessions? What ages come to play? My son seems talented to me, but I think all children are talented to their parents and honestly he’s only picked up a paddle for a week. However, he is way better than me and I cannot play with him (not necessarily saying much–believe me!). He is a ranked “regular” USTA tennis player, but we don’t even know the real rules of table tennis. We did buy a book! Thanks for any advice! Holly

    Hi, buddies, I am new here and a member of Chinese national table tennis training center (,i like playing ping pong very much, eventhough I am not a professional player just like OLYMPIC GAMES members, I want to know more people who like playing pingpong, and push the china’s table tennis to the whole world,here,we absorb all levels of table tennis player from every corner of the whole world, Chinese national table tennis training center. It is a world top training center. If you want to get more information, pls email at

  19. shelley
    June 13th, 2010 at 9:12pm | #19

    How close is your club to the San Deigo airport? We are flying in from Chicago on Saturday? What are your hours on Saturday and Sunday?
    thanks very much.

  20. Bret Halffman
    July 1st, 2010 at 5:26pm | #20

    Hi, I’m traveling to San Diego for work. I’ll be down there a minimum of one week and max of one month. Do you have any reciprical rates for other TT clubs? I’m currently play in the Kitsap County TTC. We’re having a 4 star tourney in Sept and i want to learn more and stay fresh. I enter at 1200 rating level.

  21. Allen
    July 16th, 2010 at 2:17pm | #21


    Several of us would like to play in the upcoming August tournament. Do we have to be SDTTA members at the time of registration?


  22. July 17th, 2010 at 1:37am | #22

    You are very welcome to play in the August tournament. Non SDTTA members are required to pay the $7.00 registration fee in addition to the event fees. If you do not already have a SDTTA or a USATT rating you can play but will not be allowed to advance in the rating limited events. You can advance in the Open and age limited events only. Hope to see you there.

  23. July 18th, 2010 at 12:37pm | #23

    We are less than 10 minutes from the airport depending on traffic.

  24. August 15th, 2010 at 4:43pm | #24

    California Table Tennis Association is looking for serious table tennis players. We are also looking for those who would like to prepare for a chance to enter our $10,000 tournament.

  25. Lisa
    August 16th, 2010 at 3:53pm | #25

    I am wondering what’s the name of Former World Table Tennis Champion in the club, if you don’t mind. What’s the hourly rate to take ping-pong lessons with hime?@jomar47819

  26. September 3rd, 2010 at 7:23pm | #26


    I am involved in an ministry event at my church that is sports-themed and we have chosen table tennis as our theme for decorating our table. We are hoping to get a supply of TT balls and are wondering if your organization might have used balls you could donate. We would need to pick them up by 9/11 ideally. Would you happen to have some, upwards of 20 would be great!


  27. November 20th, 2010 at 6:47pm | #27

    I wish to join your club in the future in handling kids and cadets training. My professional experience in coaching honed by three ITTF expert’s Polona CEHOVIN SUSIN (SLOVENIA), Miran KONDRIC (SLOVENIA)and ROMAN PLESE OF CROTIA help me a lot to developed my coaching aspects.
    More Power!

  28. November 20th, 2010 at 6:49pm | #28

    AND I AM STILL OPEN in learning some new modern training strategy.MORE POWER

  29. November 20th, 2010 at 6:50pm | #29

    @California Table Tennis Association

    am I welcome for that league?

  30. Louis Cohen
    December 3rd, 2010 at 1:15am | #30

    Do you have coaching/classes for adult beginners?


  31. yash
    January 3rd, 2011 at 10:40pm | #31


    I want to start playing table tennis again. I used to play a lot when I was kid and I had Yasaka MarkV racket which I bought in Mumbai, India, but its of no use now.

    I want to buy a similar racket.

    I would really appreciate if someone can tell me which store should I go to to buy custom rackets.

    Ply — Jonyer
    Red Rubber : Butterfly Mark V
    Black rubber: Sriver


  32. January 20th, 2011 at 4:23pm | #32

    Hello from Alaska. It is -42 below zero here today. I will be vacationing down your way Feb 5-11 and hope to drop by to play some table tennis. I am rated 1580. I will be staying at the Lawrence Welk resort somewhere out of town.


  33. Ed
    January 24th, 2011 at 4:49pm | #33

    Hi. Flying in on Tue for a company meeting. Hoping to find some time to drop in for a few games 🙂
    PS. Shortip penhold player – USATT rating 1700

  34. Mario Joe
    February 4th, 2011 at 1:01am | #34

    hi, everybody.
    I;ll move back to sd soon.
    see you soon. do you have still my rating?

  35. sonny
    August 5th, 2011 at 8:58pm | #35

    hi, can anyone give me details about joining the san diego table tennis association?

  36. August 12th, 2011 at 1:24pm | #36


    I’m not sure if anyone has replied to you. You can join on line or come to the club and see any board member. Just ask someone to point one of us out. Adult membership is $25 for the rest of the year and $15 for juniors.

    Mark Adelman

  37. Pat Ito
    October 14th, 2011 at 7:02am | #37


    My husband is coming to town in November and he loves playing ping-pong. He is Japanese and speaks very little English. Will that be a problem if he joins the Club?


  38. Ariel Digma
    October 14th, 2011 at 5:17pm | #38

    my son Dino is 17 yrs old now and he like playing table tennis but he only play with me at home ,how can he improve his skills is he welcome to be a member even he never play in any tournament.

  39. nick tsai
    November 10th, 2011 at 5:16pm | #39

    Hi Shelley,
    Do yoy have 8 players to challenge Taiwanese Center on 11-22-11 (Tue.).
    Please let me know ASAP. We need to make a reservation and someone needs to take time off from work.
    (Taiwan Center vs. Oceanside Senior Center)
    From Nick (760) 798-7760

  40. Dushyant Vangala
    December 19th, 2011 at 8:07pm | #40

    I am visiting San Diego between 01/15 thru 02/26 next year on work
    I used to play for newport news table tennis club a year and a half back. my evenings are free, so I want to play during those times at the club. What is the membership fee for becoming a short term member? What are the timings on weekdays and weekends?

  41. Nabeel
    January 10th, 2012 at 3:58pm | #41

    Hi Mark,

    I am visiting San Diego for next two weeks for work and would love to play table tennis during weekdays in the evening. Do you offer a short term membership?

    Is there a phone number to call.



  42. ROBERT
    March 3rd, 2012 at 12:58pm | #42

    I’m looking for a fun activity for my staff party.
    is it possible to have 3-4 tables one afternoon / evening to do a mini tournament?

  43. gomigom90
    March 17th, 2012 at 9:20pm | #43

    Hello, I am very interested in playing table tennis.
    I came to San diego to study English, so I go to Embassy CES, language school which is in? downtown.
    I want to be a member here, but I don’t know how.
    It is really hard to read all the rules..
    I am 22 years old now, so I am an adult, so, to be a member, I should pay 50 dollars right? ( Can I get discount or something, if I have Embassy card?)
    But,I don’t have any credit card, I only have cash, so..
    Can I pay 50 dollars by cash?
    And is it okay to join even if I am not American?

  44. Dave Coad
    March 20th, 2012 at 2:33pm | #44

    I will be in San Diego for the first two weeks of April our spring break. I would love to come by and play a couple of times. Table tennis is a new sport for me. I play with some players on Vancouver island that have a rating in the USA of 1100-1300. I do not have a USA rating. I am 59 and I am enjoying learning a new sport. Would I be able to find players at this semi-beginner level. When I come to the balboa center how does one mix in with the local players. I have played and coached badminton at the equivalent of the state level. However I am discovering there is a whale of a difference between the 2 sports. Thanks


  45. Robert Webb
    Bob Webb
    April 6th, 2012 at 8:26am | #45

    I have recently relocated to SD and would like to join the club. How do I register with the USTTA?

    I am planning to come to the gym tonight to learn more, but would appreciate an e-mail response.

    Thank you,

  46. Ben Cao
    June 17th, 2012 at 11:01am | #46

    We are planning to start up a table tennis club in northern Orange County.
    Please help us with your valuable comments from your experiences.
    Please provide us your recommendations for tables, nets, flooring, hours, and any input that may help us to improve the club.
    Your inputs are extremely valuable and will help us to provide the best table tennis club possible to serve the the ping pong lovers.
    Thank you.
    Ben Cao

  47. Allen
    September 21st, 2012 at 11:16pm | #47

    Hi, I come from Taiwan to San Diego for business trip today, and will stay here for 2 weeks. I would like to play table tennis here during my stay. Could I go to SDTTA to play on this Sat or Sun? My rating in Taiwan is around 1900-2000.

  48. Hong
    October 2nd, 2012 at 9:57pm | #48

    Do you have a contact number that I can call?
    My mom wants to join the membership. What is your hour?

  49. steve ma
    February 15th, 2013 at 10:49pm | #49

    I will be in San Diego between 3/2-3/7, I would like to come by that Mon. and Tues. Do you have any hardbat player at the club? My rating is around 2000 Steve

  50. Felix
    February 21st, 2013 at 1:39pm | #50

    Hi there, I am looking into joining sdtta and in my case I would show up by myself to play. Are their people that usually show up alone and are looking to join a game? Let me know. I will most likely show up and see if that’s the case. I would not like to interrupt anyone. I just started playing about 4 months ago and have found that I definitely like table tennis and would like to improve my game.


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