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Weekly table tennis program a source of fun and fitness

Last year I watched a fascinating British television program on aging, called How To Stay Young.  Despite the familiar theme, it proved to be full of interesting and inspiring information which spurred me into thinking about playing table tennis for its beneficial effects.

I had played as a teenager and I now have a ping pong table in the basement for an occasional game with my grandsons.  However, that was the extent of my table tennis experience and the idea of playing as a sport had not occurred to me.  In part, that was because I had never seen it mentioned in my search for fitness classes, so I had low expectations of finding a club within easy reach of Stittsville.

Finding information online was a challenge but perseverance paid off and I was delighted to discover a group, right here at the Johnny Leroux arena.

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