The boss of Border table tennis has had people on the verge of tears as they look for their sporting 'fix'.
"I've had a couple of women almost in tears one morning this week," Albury Wodonga Table Tennis Association president Terry Caldwell said.
"There's so many really out of sorts when they can't play."
Like so many activities since COVID-19 struck in mid-March, table tennis had been cancelled.
However, it re-opened to the public this week, albeit without its Wodonga-based players, who make up about a quarter of the membership.
"We have our COVIDSafe plans to adhere to and the booking systems are available online," Caldwell said.
The enormously popular Keenagers, for those aged 50 or over, returned on Wednesday, but instead of them all congregating at one time three times a week, it's been divided into two sessions every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
At the other end of the scale, the club will soon introduce a schools program.
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"Spinneroos will be held in the next school holidays (late September-early October)," Caldwell said.
"Sometimes it's hard for the youngsters to go straight into playing, so there will be lots of fun activities.
"There will be so many people wondering what to do with the kids because there's every chance they won't be able to travel and they also might not be able to do many other sports (again, due to COVID), so this is something that will work well."