Virgin Active Padel Club

Virgin Active Padel Club Debuts At Iconic Old Eds In Houghton

Virgin Active Padel Club unveiled its inaugural in-gym padel facility at the popular Old Edwardian Society (Old Eds) sports club in Houghton.


  • The arrival of Virgin Active Padel Club: Old Eds marks a significant milestone, introducing four state-of-the-art Adidas padel courts to the region.
  • Boasting tournament-level runoff areas on all courts, players can look forward to an unparalleled playing experience.
  • As with all Virgin Active Padel Clubs, the Old Eds facility extends its doors to both members and non-members alike.
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With the addition of Old Eds, the Virgin Active Padel Club portfolio expands to 12 locations across South Africa, encompassing a diverse array of venues from Huddle Park to Green Point.


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Anticipating continued growth, several ‘in-gym’ padel clubs are poised to launch at Virgin Active Health Clubs nationwide, further making this ever popular sport widely available. Image: Virgin Active Padel Club

Utilizing the Playtomic booking app, players can reserve courts, ensuring access to this exciting new sporting facility. Moreover, an onsite padel pro shop offers a comprehensive selection of merchandise, including rackets, balls, clothing, shoes, and accessories, catering to players’ every need.


Enhancing the overall experience, players can enjoy some complimentary amenities such as change rooms and secure parking. Additionally, the Crown Room, a newly inaugurated restaurant spanning two floors and overlooking the padel courts, promises a delectable array of food and beverages. For families, the adjacent jungle gym provides endless entertainment for children, completing the holistic experience.

We couldn’t be more excited to bring our passion for padel to this iconic venue, offering South Africans ample opportunities to stay fit, have fun, and forge meaningful connections.

// Director of Virgin Active Padel Club, Elian Wiener


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In a bid to foster skill development and community engagement, Virgin Active Padel Club: Old Eds offers coaching sessions conducted by professionals, including Head Coach and A1 player, Adam van Harte. Image: Virgin Active Padel Club

While Virgin Active Padel Clubs welcome enthusiasts of all stripes, Virgin Active members enjoy exclusive benefits as Padel Club members at no additional cost. These perks include discounted court bookings, priority booking privileges, merchandise discounts, event invitations, and access to dedicated WhatsApp groups for communication and coordination.

Our padel clubs serve as inclusive spaces where individuals can engage in exercise, camaraderie, and recreation through the sport.

// Director of Virgin Active Padel Club, Elian Wiener


For comprehensive information on Virgin Active Padel Club, including updates and bookings, visit the official Virgin Active Padel Club website or connect via the Playtomic app.


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