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Details of health and wellbeing organisations and facilities available across the district can be found on this page.

Table Tennis

There are table tennis tables available to use across the district.

The tables are part of an ongoing initiative to help residents be active and healthy.

The council has been working alongside Table Tennis England, the Didcot Garden Town project team and town and parish councils to part fund the tables.

There are permanent tables in the following outdoor locations::

  • Shrivenham, Memorial Hall SN6 8BL
  • Kennington, Forest Side playing field, OX1 5LQ

The following locations have tables indoors:

The Southern (OX11 6HQ) and District Community (OX11 6GR) centres on Great Western Park, Didcot – coming soon

Also in Didcot are outdoor tables in the following locations:

  • Edmonds Park, Didcot, OX11 8QE
  • Ladygrove Park, Tyne Avenue, Didcot OX11 7UL
  • Great Western Drive Recreational play area, Didcot, OX11 7PF

All facilities are free to use except the indoor tables where there will be a small charge and you can hire the bats and balls. Residents wanting to use the outdoor tables will need to bring their own bats and balls.

You can find out more about Table Tennis England and where there are other tables across Oxfordshire on the Table Tennis England website.

Any town or parish councils interested in getting a table for their area can contact our Active Communities team for advice and information.

Further down the page you can find out about Table Tennis for Mental Wellbeing in Didcot.

Active Oxfordshire

You can find out about more activities taking place in Oxfordshire by heading to the Active Oxfordshire website

Sport in Mind

Sport In Mind hold a free weekly walk for Mental Wellbeing in Abingdon every Wednesday from 11.30am-12.30pm

The walk is a FREE fun, relaxed group, for people experiencing mental health problems. They meet outside the Malthouse Surgery, Charter, OX14 3JY.

Fun, casual drop-in Badminton and Table Tennis session with coaching for people experiencing
mental health problems. It is run by a qualified coach (Adam), all equipment is provided. The session is open to all and held every Tuesday in Didcot from 2-3pm at Willowbrook Leisure Centre, Bowmont Water, Didcot, OX11 7AF.

If you want to find out more about Sport in Mind please contact Beth on 07760958668.

Holiday Activities 

If you are you looking for things for young people to do during school holidays make sure you check out GLL’s holiday activities on the Better UK website.

You can find out more about the sessions our Active Communities team run on their webpage.

Contact us - Active Communities

01235 422240
(Text phone users add 18001 before dialing)

Vale of White Horse District Council
Abbey House
Abbey Close
OX14 3JE