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Starting Soon – October & November

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Here is a quick reference guide for all things happening at WSF over the next few months.  If you’re interested in trying any of these programs, we encourage you to register early.  We always do our best to accomodate, but sometimes programs will fill up quickly.  If you have any questions, please use the contact information provided, call the Club at 519-966-2141 or e-mail our general inbox of info@windsorsquash.ca.   

 

Weekly and Drop-In Programs:

Lunchtime Squash Drills – Fridays from Noon to 1:00 – Join Graeme on Friday’s at noon for a 1 hour focus on drills and skills.  Drench yourself in sweat and improve your game.  Drop-ins are welcome.  E-mail Graeme at squash@windsorsquash.ca for more information.  Cost is $10 for Gold Members and $15 other members.

Thursday Night Squash Drills – Thursdays from 7:00 to  8:30PM  –  Here’s another great chance to get on court with Grame and learn from his vast experience and expertise.   This weekly program guarantees to get you moving and improving your Squash game.  Cost for this 1.5 hour clinic is $15 amd drop-ins are welcome.  For more infomration, e-mail Graeme at squash@windsorsquash.ca.

Ladies Only Squash - Friday Mornings from  10:00 to 11:00AM –  Sorry guys, this one is for women only!  Join Graeme to learn and improve in your game of Squash.  Get a great workout and experience the infamous “Squash Butt” first hand.  This is a fun and social program, that will place emphasis on important skills and game play with your fellow participants.  Cost for this program is $10 for Gold Members or $15 for other members.  For more infomration, e-mail Graeme at squash@windsorsquash.ca.

Small Group Training for those 55+ – Every Tuesday – Join Teresa Ashworth on Tuesdays mornings for this 8-Week programGroup sizes will be limited and the workouts, designed specifically for those over 55 years of age and older, will be  fun, challenging and varied weekly. Cost for this program is only $10 for members and $12.50 for non-members.  For more information, please call the Club or e-mail Teresa (tashworth@windsorsquash.ca).  

English Racketball Drop-In League – Every Wednesday –  We will be hosting a weekly daytime drop-in league for players interested in playing English Racketball from 10:00AM to 11:30AM on  Wednesday mornings. It willl be a chance to learn more about the game and get match practice. This is free for members and $7+hst for non members.  Loaner equipment is available if needed. For more information, please e-mail Graeme (squash@windsorsquash.ca).

Wellness In Motion – Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday – This program has been designed with NovaMed Diagnostic Clinic as a Cardiac Maintenance program.  It is an ideal program for people who have experienced a cardiac incident and who have successfully completed a cardiac rehab program.  In addition to all of the benefits that our member receive, participants enrolled in this program will have the opportunity to meet with someone during their visit to discuss their progress and answer any questions that might come up.  For more information, please call 519-966-2141 or e-mail info@windsorsquash.ca

English Racketball League – Every Saturday – Imported from England, English Racquetball is much like traditional Racquetball. In fact it is played with the same racquet and a same size ball.  The main difference is that it is played on a Squash court.  This is a great game for those who loved to play Raquetball or for those who find Squash to be too demanding on the body.  The league will run starting at 3PM on Saturdays for 13 Weeks.  For more information, please e-mail Graeme (squash@windsorsquash.ca).

Student Squash Times - We have a very special price for University of Windsor Law and Commerce students.  For the absolute bargain of $50, students will have 3 designated times per week to play Squash at no additional charge.  The alloted times are Wednesdays after 8:00PM, Fridays after 7:00PM and Sundays after 4:00PM. Please e-mail Graeme at squash@windsorsquash.ca for more information.

All Junior Squash Programming Starts – Squash Pro Graeme Williams is running a wide range of Junior programs for kids this fall.  Children as young as 4 years old can play in the Future Stars programs and eventually graduate into the development group.  Our Performance squash consists of Juniors who are preparing to compete at the regional, provincial and national level.  All ages and levels of ability are invited to join him.  There are a number of weekly times available and players can attend as many sessions as they like.  Click on the picture for more information or e-mail Graeme (squash@windsorsquash.ca).

 

Specialty Programs:

October 16th – Mommy Bootcamp Sesssion Starts – Join Terese Mingay & Kristy McBeth twice a week for a great workout that will help you get back in shape and make you feel better.  We will combine cardio , weights, core, flexibility and much more into one hour. Bring your baby and Terese will get you motivated!!! Call the Club, click on the picture  or e-mail Terese (terese.mingay@mac.com) for more information.

 October 15th – BOOTCAMP – Join Colby on Mondays and Thursdays at 7:15 PM for the most challenging workout you’ve ever done!  In this 6 Week program, you will build muscle, burn fat, increase  your cardio endurance and challenge yourself like you’ve never before.  Click on the poster for more information or e-mail Colby (colby@windsorsquash.ca).

 

October 18th – Living Well – In partnership with the Windsor Family Health Team, we are offering  a holistic program focussing on mental health, fitness and nutrition. This is a 4-Week program and it is FREE.  Call Chris for more information 519-250-5656 x206.

 

 

October 20th – World Squash Day – We have a 1 day event scheduled to celebrate World Squash Day and help support the campaign to have Squash included in the 2020 Olympic games.  This year clubs from all over the world are taking part in the Worlds biggest squash match.  The match is being played between Team Squash and Team 2020.  Windsor are representing Team Squash and our opponents for the day will be London Squashand Racquets Club, who are representing Team 2020.  The event is open to all our members and we are hoping to have a fun afternoon of fantastic squash and celebrations.   As we are hosting there will be a $10 match fee to cover the cost of food and drink for our traveling opponents. E-mail Graeme for more info.

 

November 1st – Healthy Eating for Weight Management - Her’s another great program that is being offered in partnership with the Windsor Family Health Team.  This FREE 4-Week workshop will focus on nutrition and exercise strategies to help people maintain a healthy weight.  To register, please contact Chris at 519-250-5656 x206

 

 

Noember 2nd to 4th – Fall Down Classic Squash Tournament – Our first of only 2 open Squash tournaments of the season.  Come out an play against players of all ages and skill divisions from across Ontario, Michigan and Ohio.  This promises to be a fun filled weekend with an extra bonus of having the opportunity to watch our new Pro, Graeme Williams, competing for the first time in Windsor.  Contact Graeme by if you have any questions (squash@windsorsquash.ca).

 

November 10th – Yoga for Exceptional Girls – We are very excited to launch this brand new program for a very special part of the population.   A unique practice of Yoga for Girls who have Down Syndrome.  Participants will develop Balance,  Strength and Flexibility as well as Relaxation and Deep Breathing Techniques.  We invite girls with Down Syndrome who are 12 years of age and older to come out and see the benefits that Yoga can have on their well being.  Moms and caregivers are encouraged to attend.  This program will run on Saturday mornings at 11:15 and the cost for 6 Week program is only $72+hst.  Click here or on the pictre to the right for more information.

 

Coming Up – August/September 2012

Friday, August 17th, 2012

Here’s a list of all the things happening at Windsors Squash & Fitness Club during the months of August and September. If you’re interested in trying one of these programs, we encourage you to register early.  We always do our best to accomodate, but sometimes programs will fill up quickly.  If you have any questions, please use the contact information provided, call the Club at 519-966-2141 or e-mail our general inbox of info@windsorsquash.ca.   

August 23rd – English Racketball Clinic  – Join Graeme Williams for a 4 week UK Racketball course on Thursday evenings starting on the 23rd of August from 6:15 to 7:45 and running until the 13th September.  The idea is to let people learn more about the game before starting some leagues in the fall.  The course will cover rules, tactics and technical considerations for UK Racketball as well as lots of match practice.  The cost of the 4 week course is only $40 for both members and non members.  Please reserve your place by either e-mailing Graeme (squash@windsorsquash.ca) or calling the Club

August  27th – Pre-Season Future Stars Junior Squash 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!  This 1 day camp will run from 10AM to 1PM at a cost of $25+hst.  Please reserve your place by either e-mailing Graeme (squash@windsorsquash.ca) or calling the Club.

August 28 & 29 – Pre-Season Performance Junior Squash 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. This 2 day camp will run from 10AM to 4PM at a cost of $100+hst. Please reserve your place by either e-mailing Graeme (squash@windsorsquash.ca) or calling the Club.

August 30 & 31 – Pre-Season Development Junior Squash Camp - TheDevelopment 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 environment. This Camp is aimed at juniors aged 11 to 18 or those who have had some experience playing squash. This 2 day camp will run from 10AM to 4PM at a cost of $100+hst. Please reserve your place by either e-mailing Graeme (squash@windsorsquash.ca) or calling the Club.

September 4th – Mommy Bootcamp Fall Session Starts – Join Terese Mingay twice a week for a great workout that will help you get back in shape and make you feel better.  We will combine cardio , weights, core, flexibility and much more into one hour. Bring your baby and Terese will get you motivated!!! Call the Club, click on the picture  or e-mail Terese (terese.mingay@mac.com) for more information.

Week of September 10th – All Junior Squash Programming Starts – Squash Pro Graeme Williams is running a wide range of Junior programs for kids this fall.  Children as young as 4 years old can play in the Future Stars programs and eventually graduate into the development group.  Our Performance squash consists of Juniors who are preparing to compete at the regional, provincial and national level.  All ages and levels of ability are invited to join him.  There are a number of weekly times available and players can attend as many sessions as they like.  Click on the picture for more information or e-mail Graeme (squash@windsorsquash.ca).

September 10th & 11th – Fall Squash League Warm-Up – Come out on Monday or Tuesday night for an official start to the 2012/2013 Squash Season.  Squash Pro, Graeme Williams, will lead the group through a variety of exercices and drills to help prepare you for the Fall Squash league.  The Tuesday night session will include a review of the league rules and important information about the league for first time players.  Everyone is welcome and there is no charge for this night.  For more information, please e-mail Graeme (squash@windsorsquash.ca).

September 12th – English Racketball Drop-In League – Starting on the 12h, we will be hosting a weekly daytime drop-in league for players interested in playing English Racketball from 10:00AM to 11:30AM on  Wednesday mornings. It willl be a chance to learn more about the game and get match practice. This is free for members and $7+hst for non members.  Loaner equipment is available if needed. For more information, please e-mail Graeme (squash@windsorsquash.ca).

September 15th – Karate for Kids – Your child will learn self-defence, confidence and discipline with Sensei Kenji Takeshima, a former World Karate Gold medalist.  Class starts at 1:00PM.  Registrations are still being accepted. Call the Club at 519-966-2141 to register today. 

September 17th & 18th – Fall Squash League Starts – Don’t wait to register, call the Club now to secure your spot!  Graeme has generously offered a FREE 30 minute lesson for anyone who registers for this league before September 1st!  This is a great value added to an already value filled league.  Monday nights will continue to be reserved for the A league and Tuesday night will include B leagues as well as a Beginner social league.  For more information, please e-mail Graeme (squash@windsorsquash.ca).

September 18th – Small Group Training for the 55+ – Join Teresa Ashworth on Tuesdays mornings for this 8-Week programGroup sizes will be limited and the workouts, designed specifically for those over 55 years of age, will be  fun, challenging and varied weekly. Cost for this program is only $80 for members and $99 for non-members.  For more information, please call the Club or e-mail Teresa (tashworth@windsorsquash.ca).

September 20th – Lunchtime Squash League Starts – This popular league is back for the fall and will run a full 13-weeks, ending  just before the Christmas break.  Matches will be scheduled weekly on Thursdays at either 11:30 or 12:15.  This is a fun and social league and all levels of skill are encouraged to participate.  At only $35 ($20 for Gold Members) this league is an absolute bargain!  Get bragging rights by having your name engraved on the League Plaque.  For more information, please e-mail Graeme (squash@windsorsquash.ca).

September 22nd – FREE Intro to Squash Clinic - This is your chance to try a sport that is played the world over and has been praised by Forbes magazine as the healthiest sport.  Join our Squash Pro from 1-3PM to learn the basic skills and strategies of this highly addictive game.  Bring a friend or family member, we guarantee that you will have a great time!  Please rsvp your spot by e-mailing Graeme (squash@windsorsquash.ca).

September 22nd – English Racketball League –  Imported from England, English Racquetball is much like traditional Racquetball. In fact it is played with the same racquet and a same size ball.  The main difference is that it is played on a Squash court.  This is a great game for those who loved to play Raquetball or for those who find Squash to be too demanding on the body.  The league will run starting at 2PM on Saturdays for 13 Weeks.  For more information, please e-mail Graeme (squash@windsorsquash.ca).

What’s Happening – Summer 2012

Tuesday, June 5th, 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.