Sports and social clubs

What you need to know

There are 12 annual clubs in PayPal to engage your hobbies and interests. It’s a great way to get to know other PayPal colleagues, build camaraderie and your collaboration and leadership skills. Take a look at what’s available, and join your colleagues in something beyond work.

Badminton club

The badminton club provides a fun, physical experience through badminton. It runs every week in the badminton field near the PayPal office.

Basketball club

The basketball club provides training and coaching for colleagues who participate in PayPal’s amateur basketball team.

Billiards club

The billiards club provides a fun environment to meet your fellow colleagues and play billiards. Plus, you’ll work on stretching and balance while playing billiards! All billiards player levels are welcome to join.

Dancing club

The dancing club brings together people who love dancing through training classes in the office as well as opportunities to perform.

Fighting club

The fighting club was founded in 2014 and now has over 100 members. Learn fighting techniques through Les Mills and Body Combat classes.

Football club

One of the most tenured clubs in PayPal, the football club is a fan favorite. It's a physically demanding game that provides an opportunity for players to improve their speed, agility, strength, hand-eye coordination, and overall cardiovascular endurance.

Guitar club

Founded in 2017, the guitar club gathers a group of guitar and music fans to enjoy music time together. During the weekly meetup, members learn music and gain practice tips from guest trainers and each other. Beginner guitar players are welcome.

Parent club

The parent club aims to build a supportive community for working parents. Share tips for parenting and release the anxiety of being a new dad and mom. There are 2 groups you can join: 1 for parents who are pregnant or have a newborn under 1 year old. The second group is for those who have children older than age 1.

Reading club

Pick up a book and read for fun! The reading club keeps you in touch with the world and how others view it. Stay current on new authors and topics, and revisit those classics you always wanted to read but never had the time to do so.

Running club

Millions of people enjoy running, because it's easy to do and an easy way to connect with others. The running club organizes regular running exercise for colleagues. Jog with your fellow colleagues around the Shanghai Central Park or join charity runs for a longer distance.

Swimming club

Swimming provides a total body workout, as nearly all your muscles are used during swimming. It builds endurance, muscle strength, and cardiovascular fitness. Swimming club runs weekly training for members.

Yoga club

Yoga club has been one of the most popular clubs ever since the first start day it was launched. Professional yoga trainers teach and demo the practice, helping you succeed in your own yoga practice. Plus, yoga is a great way to alleviate neck and back problems due to being sedentary.

Provider contact information

Sports and social clubs

For more information, reach out to the groups available at your site or find out more at the bulletin boards at level x-z.