Due to eased COVID-19 restrictions, MPTTA stadium is reopening as of Friday morning 18th June 2021. Strict adherence to session times is required and strictly no early arrival before session times. No waiting in the foyer area otherwise the stadium will be shut down. Any early arrivals will be directed to wait outside the Civic Reserve main doors. Must leave promptly at end of session (see below for detailed rules). All programs will run as normal. For Vic Govt COVID-19 restrictions see COVIDSafe Settings | Coronavirus Victoria .
Country Week (TTV Victorian Country Championships) has been rescheduled (previously 12-14 June 2021) as a result of the Victorian lockdown and will now take place over two days 31 July and 1 August 2021. For details see News - Table Tennis Victoria - revolutioniseSPORT
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In line with Government COVID-19 restrictions, MPTTA implements its return to play plan, with limitations. Play is strictly by appointment only. There will be limited numbers. To book in please ring 0498 003 788.
This return to play plan is in accord with Victorian Government health regulations, Belgravia Leisure and Shire Mornington mandatory rules, plus TTV (Table Tennis Victoria) and TTA (Table Tennis Australia) principles. Please note COVID-19 infection control applies with safety guidelines and rules of operation. Doubles play is allowed.
Opening times (with COVID-19 infection control and safety protocols):
Times for current round robin competition are: Mon-Thurs 6pm to 7:30pm and 8pm to 9:30pm. Please enter no earlier than designated start time, and please leave promptly at session end. No waiting in the foyer area otherwise the stadium will be shut down. Any early arrivals will be directed to wait outside the Civic Reserve main doors.
Rules for return to play
We welcome anyone wishing to play table tennis, either competitively or socially. MPTTA is an all-inclusive club catering for the community which especially includes All Abilities (disability) players, LGBTQI+, indigenous peoples and refugees.
Table tennis is not just fun in your garage - did you know it's an Olympic and Commonwealth Games Sport - one of the most played sports in the world? Table tennis is one of the best sports for all around fun and fitness and for socialising.
Our Association (MPTTA) is affiliated with Table Tennis Victoria and therefore with Table Tennis Australia and the International Table Tennis Federation.
There is a modest fee to become a registered member which provides entitlement to a range of benefits including sports injury insurance, access to coaching, umpiring courses and eligibility to play in official tournaments throughout Victoria and Australia wide.
MPTTA celebrated World Table Tennis Day with a Free Come and Try day on Sat 10 April 2021. Lots of fun and people loved meeting our Olympian Club Ambassador and Elite Coach Heming Hu who kindly had a practice hit or game with attendees! If you want a high res photo which was taken on the day please email email@example.com
MPTTA is thrilled to announce that Heming Hu (Australian table tennis champion and Olympian; shown on R with Junior Cris Seguel) will be providing new coaching and training programs at MPTTA - stay tuned for announcements
On 31 Jan 2021 seven MPTTA players completed the TTA/TTV TOPS Table Tennis Coaching course held at the MPTTA stadium, making a total of 8 qualified coaches for day to day coaching for all members.
MPTTA is involved in a new innovative training program. It aims to build skills for juniors 5 to 12 years old using an exciting, fun methodology. Its called "Spinneroos" - coordinated by skilled coaches and supported by Table Tennis Australia, Table Tennis Victoria and the International Table Tennis Federation. There are two programs which run each school term. One is called Regular Spinneroos for boys and girls (Term 2 is running now) and the other is called Girls Spinneroos for girls only with female coaches. See https://www.spinneroos.com.au/home/ for info and to register. It goes for 8 weeks of fun and friendship and children each get a player kit with a shirt with their name, bat, balls and bag.
MPTTA is a campaign supporter of the This Girl Can - Victoria campaign. The MPTTA Get FITT (Females in Table Tennis) program is proudly supported by VicHealth and the This Girl Can - Victoria campaign.
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MPTTA acknowledges and pays respect to the Bunurong / BoonWurrung people, the traditional custodians of these lands and waters.
Our meetings acknowledge traditional owners of Country in the Mornington and Frankston areas e.g. Our Board meetings are being held on the traditional lands the Bunurong / BoonWurrung people and we wish to acknowledge them as Traditional Owners. We would also like to pay our respects to their Elders, past and present, and the Elders from other communities who may be here today.