Can you give some time to support PING! Blackpool as a PING! volunteer?

PING! and the national launch is coming to Blackpool this summer! with 29 table tennis tables placed in a wide variety of locations throughout the town.

We are looking for volunteer PING! Preachers who can assist in a variety of roles for a few weeks during the festival, which runs from 14th June until 30th July.

PING! Blackpool would like to invite you to attend a volunteer evening on Thursday 18th May (course full) or Thursday 1st June at Blackpool Sports Centre, West Park Drive, Blackpool FY3 9HQ 6:30pm to 8:30pm, so we can give you further information about the festival, and let you know how you can get involved.

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We are looking for volunteers who can assist in a wide variety of roles and help promote table tennis within the town. No previous experience or specific table tennis knowledge is required.

Example roles include:

  • Minding some outdoor tables near to you in the town, ensuring bats and balls are available to use.
  • Liaising with a local table minder, who looks after the table and bats and balls.
  • Volunteering in our town centre Ping! Pong Parlour.
  • Helping to promote table locations throughout the town.
  • Promoting play on opportunities, organisations and clubs where people can play.
  • Helping to give some basic tips and advice to those taking part.
  • Giving us some feedback on how popular the tables are.
  • Attending events with the PING! Blackpool team.

Volunteers will receive: training, equipment to place with the tables, a PING Blackpool T shirt, and be kept up to date on how they can support the festival. Please note that volunteers must be over the age of 18. Help Needed – Ping! Blackpool Poster

To register your attendance please email either of the following contacts by 12 May:

  • Sandra Thompson, PING! Blackpool Activator
    email: [email protected], tel: 01253 478007
  • Martin Ireland, Table Tennis England, Area Lead – North
    email: [email protected] m: 07971 186405

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