What’s Happening – Summer 2012

Here’s what’s happening in Squash & Fitness over during the summer months.  There are different programs and activities of all types for all ages. There’s not better way to beat the heat and commit to an active lifestyle over the summer months! 

June 7th – Club Championships  –   The 2012 Club Champtionships are under way.  All draws are posted on the Squash board at the Club, please make sure to arrange your matches in the time alloted.  All are welcome to join us on June 28th for the finals and a celebration of the arrival of Graeme Williams.  Any questions about the Club Championships can be directed at Graeme (squash@windsorsquash.ca).

June 12th – Running Group Training Starts – It’s back by popular demand.  Even if you have little or no experience running, this 18 week program will properly and safely prepare you for the Detroit Free Press Half Marathon in October.  If you do have experience running, then this program will help finish feeling better and in less time.  Click here for the program flyer or e-mail Erin (e@erinporter.ca).

June 23rd – FREE Introduction to Squash  – Join Graeme Williams from 2-4PM for a fun afternoon of Squash.  This is a chance to try or learn a little more about Squash for absolutely FREE.  Basic skills will be introduced, as well as rules and strategies.  We can provide racquets and eye protection if you don’t already have them.  So that we can properly prepare, please RSVP by calling the Club (519-966-2141) or by e-mailing Graeme (squash@windsorsquash.ca).

June 30th – FREE Introduction to English Racquetball - Graeme has brought a whole new sport to Windsor in English Racketball. English Racketball is simliar to what we North Americans think of as Racketball, except that  the ball has been slightly modified and it is played on a Squash court.  This is a great sport for all ages, especially those who find Squash to be a little too hard on the body. Here’s a short video about English Racketball.  Come out from 2-4PM to try this great new sport.  So that we can properly prepare, please RSVP by calling the Club (519-966-2141) or by e-mailing Graeme (squash@windsorsquash.ca).

July 3rd – Mommy Boot Camp – Our summer session for Mommy Boot Camp is scheluded to run on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s at 10:00AM for 12 Weeks.  New Moms, come and find out why this program has been popular for so many years.  Bring your babies and Terese will put you and other moms through a workout that will get your heart pumping and body moving.  For more info, check out the program flyer.

July 16th – Junior Squash Development Camp – This weeklong Development Camp will teach kids the technique and tactical considerations for the basic shots in squash. Players will learn through drills and conditioned games in a fun and friendly envi-ronment. This Camp is aimed at juniors aged 11 to 18 or those who have had some experience playing squashHere is the program flyer.

July 18th – Ladies Squash Clinic – This 4 Week program is for women only!  Join Graeme on Wednesday nights from 6:15 to 7:45, starting on July 18th, for 4 weeks.  You will learn the basic rules, skills and strategies of Squash.  There will be instruction as well as game play.  Guaranteed to get a sweat and have fun!  Total cost for the program is only $40!  To register, please call the Club (519-966-2141) or e-mail Graeme (squash@windsorsquash.ca).

July 19th – Beginners Squash Clinic – Here’s a 4 week program for those who are new to Squash or have limited experience playing Squash.  Improve your skills and performance on the court.  Starting on Thursday July 19th, this program will run weekly from6:15 to 7:45.   Total cost for the program is only $40!  To register, please call the Club (519-966-2141) or e-mail Graeme (squash@windsorsquash.ca).

July 23rd – Future Stars Squash Summer Camp – The Future Stars Camp will teach the basic skills of balance, agility and co-ordination through a variety of fun Squash related games and activities. This week long camp is aimed at juniors who are between the ages of 6 and 10 who are keen to learn a new sport, meet new friends and have fun!  Here is the program flyer.

July 30th – Start of Summer Squash League –  It’s back, the Die Hard Summer Squash league.  By popular demand, we’re continuing the tradition of making our Summer league a weekly team challenge.  Teams will consist of players from novice all the way to top level Club players.  Each week teams will face off against each other and accumulate points for every win.  Members and non-members are encouraged to play.  For more information, please e-mail Graeme (squash@windsorsquash.ca).

July 30th – Junior Squash Performance Camp – The Performance Camp will teach advanced techniques and tactics de-ployed at Regional and National levels. The format of each day will be based on learning to train smart and practice effectively making the most of the time available.  This camp is aimed at juniors who play in regional or national tournaments and are serious about the game.  Each player will receive a file and a DVD to take along with feedback to ensure learning continues after the week.  Here is the program flyer.

August 27th – Junior Squash Preseason Camp – The Pre Season Training Camp is a 4 day camp designed to get all junior players ready for the up coming season.  The sessions will be both on and off court giving paying attention to all aspects of the needs of the game.  This Camp is aimed at all juniors who are keen to get back on court before school starts and ensure they are ready for the new squash season! Here is the program flyer.



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