Where to play table tennis in Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster, and Coquitlam

KK's Table Tennis Club

A Brief Introduction to KK's Table Tennis Club

KK’s Table Tennis Club is in an obscure location but not hard to find if you pre-visit with Google street view. Located above some kind of automotive repair establishment, KK’s could best be described as a no-frills PingPod-like table tennis facility but without the fancy and the tech parts. These are small to medium table tennis “courts” (read: rooms) dotted throughout the top floor of the two-story building. When we visited one afternoon the place was quiet. You and a friend or two can have a morning or afternoon of uncrowded fun playing table tennis here. Evenings may be a different story. Now, as table tennis players, we have all grown accustomed to adapting to play or beloved sport. Ken Kwang has done a very thoughtful job of creating this space from former offices on a very tight budget. But it works. It’s a pretty decent place to play and many others think so too judging by the number of positive Goole Reviews.

Club Details

KK’s Table Tennis Club occupies former offices the second floor of a slightly rundown automotive building. The entrance, just off Queen Street is not obvious. Look for a door behind an open white wrought iron gate half way between the Japanoid and IDrive Motors signs. In total, KK’s club has 6 or 7 quality tables centred in rooms of varying sizes. The place is spartan but tidy, and there are clean washrooms and sizeable lockers to stash your stuff, a sofa or two to hang out on, and even complimentary tea and coffee. KK has really tried to give the club a comfortable, homey feel. The on-duty attendant was super-friendly and let us wander around taking photos while he provided a brief history of the establishment.

KK’s Table Tennis Club used to be located in a rather new office building on the north side of New Westminster. The popular well attended club sported at least 8 tables and occupied a large open space on the second floor. It was a well-conceived set-up with great lighting, slightly padded floors, tonnes of space to play and hang out. It was too good to be true and eventually a conflict arose with a business one floor below the club over over the noise of generated by player’s feet, and Ken was forced to move the club. I recall playing at the club one afternoon and praised Ken for his work. He had poured his heart and soul and many thousands of dollars into the club and in a short two years he had to pack up and leave.

Despite the move to less stellar building in a less attractive side of town, Ken has made it work once again with the same attention to creating a comfortable club in an unusual space. Sadly, for Ken the problems may not be over. The building has been rezoned recently, and redevelopment of the site may follow in the coming years. For now, KK’s here to stay and we recommend you visit and play!

Club Owner:
Ken Kwang

Website:
KK Table Tennis Club

Email:
kkttc300@gmail.com

Phone:
(604) 377-8005

Address:
1136 Queens Avenue,
New Westminster, BC

 

KK's Table Tennis Club Hours Of Operation:

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10:00 am to 9:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am to 9:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am to 9:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am to 9:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am to 9:00 pm
Sunday: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

Fees are:

Drop-ins = $8 cash only
Monthly = $73
Robot Training = $5 per 30 minutes
Coaching = Call, please

KK's Table Tennis Club features:

• Individual table tennis rooms
• Very good lighting
• Very good flooring
• 7 ITTF-approved tables
• Court space varies with room
• 45 minute playing times during busy sessions
• Coaching-on-demand for beginners and intermediates
• Seating
• Washrooms/change rooms
• Complimentary tea and coffee
• Pro shop with the basics

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