(by Steve Hopkins)
Princeton Pong is an elite, 10,000 square foot table tennis facility in Princeton Junction, New Jersey between Philadelphia and New York City. The facility features 14 professional tables, custom sport flooring, high ceilings, great lighting, a player’s lounge and a great attitude.
The mission of Princeton Pong is to encourage a community of table tennis enthusiasts. This is a unique environment where players of all levels can embrace their passion for the sport, develop their skills – from serious players to families looking for something fun to do.
The club has a focus on coaching: the 2019 summer camps schedule was recently posted to the website. The head coach is David Zhuang, an Olympian and 6-time US Champion. Zhuang’s talented coaching staff includes Ying Peng, Fabian Vallejos, and Jasmine Guan.
There are currently two league nights per week. The Tuesday league is for players rated 1000 and above and the Saturday league is open to players of all ages and skill levels. League sign-ups close at 7:15 and play begins promptly at 7:30 pm. New league players should plan to arrive 1 hour before competition starts in order to receive an initial league rating.
The club offers memberships and drop-in rates. USATT sanctioned tournaments are held every month for players of all skill levels and ages.
The club also offers Birthday Parties, Corporate Events & Meetings and can accommodate special meeting needs.
Established in 2014. The club was opened by an avid table tennis enthusiast and entrepreneur, Flint Lane. His was joined by David Zhuang, and together they created a great spot to play ping pong. The intention is to grow a community business while nurturing enjoyment of the sport.
Princeton Pong is located at 745 Alexander Rd., Princeton Junction, NJ 08550
Monday 3:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Tuesday 3:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Wednesday 3:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Thursday 11:00 AM – 10:30 PM
Friday 3:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM – 10:30 PM
Sunday 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM