In 2007, two best friends Jonathan Bricklin and Franck Raharinosy had a crazy idea—to get so good at ping pong that they could compete in the Olympics. So, they did what any future Olympian would obviously do—throw a party! The parties drew in an eccentric range of people from all walks of life, including Jimmy Buffett, Owen Wilson, Marty Reisman, 50 Cent and Salman Rushdie. The diversity of the crowd fueled the fun and vibrant energy that remains the essence of SPIN today.

Bricklin and Raharinosy joined forces with Andrew Gordon to launch SPIN, with the opening of its flagship location in New York City in summer of 2009. From that moment, we have seen the growth of an iconic ping pong culture, lifestyle and movement, which has redefined the game to know no boundaries. It’s about having fun, not taking life too seriously, making connections and embracing contradictions.


At SPIN, we come together to socialize and celebrate play. At our core is the drive to connect through ping pong—a game that transcends age, gender and boundaries.

We are the original ping pong social club, your offline social network, a place to call home. We welcome diversity and embrace the unconventional.

With venues in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Toronto, Philadelphia, Seattle and Austin we encourage you to participate. Do it together and never alone.