Ali Shorro, 19, and Joel Higgins, 17 from Pitsmoor were among the first to take advantage when Ping! returned to the city this week for the second year.
The aptly named programme provides table tennis tables, bats and balls enabling the public to play for free at nearly 30 locations including Meadowhall, Valley Centertainment, Devonshire Green, the Peace Gardens and here at the Winter Garden.
People can have a casual game or some coaching from now until August 23. Picture by Steve Ellis