The 6 Best Table Tennis Conversion Tops

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This wiki has been updated 17 times since it was first published in October of 2018. If you already have a billiards table but would like to add a more energetic source of indoor fun for family and friends, one of these table tennis conversion tops will provide an space-saving and affordable way to have both. Constructed from sturdy fiberboard materials and offering padded undersides, our ping pong conversion top selections fit over most standard pool or air hockey tables. When users buy our independently chosen editorial choices, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki.

1. Joola Top

2. Hathaway Maverick

3. Stiga Duo

Editor's Notes

October 14, 2020:

Anyone looking for a table top conversion kit for playing ping pong is probably short on space, so although most of our choices are regulation size options, we did include a few more compact choices for tight spaces.

The Hathaway Maverick and the Viper Portable are both smaller than regulation, and also have other gaming options, making them a great choice for a children's play area, or casual players living in a small home.

While the East Point Foldable is one of our tournament-sized selections, it probably won't be a great pick for a serious player, as it folds into four sections, leaving a seam down the center of the court, but it's also offered at a much lower price.

For the update we added the Stiga Duo, which provides the regulation playing surface while fitting over smaller 7 and 8 foot pool tables. It's also a great choice for the steel stiffeners in the center to prevent sagging.

November 02, 2018:

Included the Joola Top and Dazadi Harvil due to their sturdy playing surfaces and extra padding. Also added the unique Hathaway Maverick as a cost-effective alternative to keeping separate pool and table tennis structures in a small gaming room. Locking connection system of the Martin Kilpatrick facilitates a quick setup.

Special Honors

Cornilleau In & Out This outdoor model from Cornilleau is completely weatherproof, so you can leave it outside year round if you want. There's a protective felt layer on the bottom, and the stylish grey playing surface is protected with an anti-glare coating.

4. Martin Kilpatrick

5. East Point Foldable

6. Viper Portable

Tina Morna Freitas
Last updated by Tina Morna Freitas

Tina Morna Freitas is a writer who lives in Chicago with her family and three cats. She has a B.A. in anthropology with a minor in English, and has built a freelance career over the years in writing and digital marketing. Her passions for cooking, decorating and home improvement contribute to her extensive knowledge of all things kitchen and home goods. In addition, her 20 years as a parent inform her expertise in the endless stream of toys and equipment that inevitably takes over the homes of most parents. She also enjoys gardening, making and sipping margaritas, and aspires to be a crazy cat lady once all the children are grown.

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