Where to Pong
These are some places to play in the greater Chicago area. I strongly recommend contacting the club to confirm their open play hours before visiting, as schedules can certainly change. If you have more current info or know of another place to play, please let me know in the comments section below, and I will add this information.
(I’ve not published info about fees for open play. Please check a club’s website or contact them directly.)
Chicago Slam Table Tennis Club (Chicago, USATT) Mon-Fri 10 am-11 pm, Sat-Sun 11 am-9 pm. See website for more details.
Fox Valley Table Tennis Club (Aurora) Wed 6:30-9:30 pm, Fri 6:30-9:30 pm. See website for more details.
Glenview Park District (Chicago Table Tennis Club, USATT) Wed 6-10 pm, Sat 4:30-8 pm. See website under “Adult Sports Programs (Recreational)” for more details.
Morton Grove Park District (Chicago Table Tennis Club, USATT)
Net and Paddle Club (USATT), 4754 N. Leavitt St, Chicago. Mon-Fri 8-11 pm.
North Riverside Table Tennis Tues & Thurs 7:30 pm-12:00 am. See website under “Recreation Book” for more details.
Park District of Franklin Park (Chicago Table Tennis Club, USATT) Winter–Sun 5-8 pm; Summer–Sun 4-7 pm & Thurs 6-9 pm.
Rockford Table Tennis Club (USATT) Mon 8-10 pm, Thurs 6-10 pm. See website for more details.
Schaumburg Table Tennis Club (USATT) Wed 6-10:30 pm, Fri 6-10:30 pm, Sun 3-7 pm. See website for week-to-week schedule.
St. Anna Bakery, 2nd Floor storefront above bakery–the TT club has its own name (Chinatown, Chicago), Mon-Fri 5-9 pm, Sat 12-8 pm, Sun variable
Table Tennis Chicago (Daley Bicentennial Plaza, Chicago, USATT) Mon & Wed 6:15-9:15 pm, Sat 11 am-4 pm. Link takes you to their Facebook page.
Weber Table Tennis Club (Skokie Park District)
Wood Dale Park District Tues & Fri 6-9:30 pm. See online program brochure for more details–under “open ping pong.”
Xilin Asian Community Center (Naperville)
*Note: USATT clubs are clubs affiliated with USA Table Tennis, the primary organizing body for U.S. table tennis