The Green Lake Table Tennis Center hosts open-play sessions and kids lessons and is one of the places to play table tennis in Seattle, Bellevue and Federal Way.

Fit & Fun |

Nearly every Saturday and Sunday night, the Green Lake Community Center gymnasium welcomes table-tennis players of all ages, skills and ambition.

“We’re open to everyone,” says Kim Goldov, a volunteer with the Green Lake Table Tennis Center who caught the bug as a kid. “We love to have new people come in and hit the ball and just have fun.”

Open play runs from 5 to 9 p.m. on Saturdays and 4 to 9 p.m. on Sundays. Cost is $5, (or $45 for a punch card worth 10 visits). Also, each Saturday kids can get instruction at 5:15 p.m. and then play until the gym closes, for $5.

The club also hosts tourneys, including one set for March 24. See www.glttc.org or call 206-684-0780.

Some other places to play:

Bellevue: Seattle Pacific Table Tennis Club (www.spttc.net/); Washington Table Tennis Center (www.wattc.com); Bellevue Table Tennis Club (www.bttclub.org/)

Federal Way: Puget Sound Table Tennis Club (www.pugetsoundtabletennis.com/)

Seattle: International District/Chinatown Community Center (www.seattle.gov/parks/centers/IDChinatown.htm)

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