Has squash made a positive impact on your life in 2017? With the year winding down, Squash Ontario is closing in on their most successful season ever with participation, membership and fund raising all reaching historical marks. We are now only $14,000.00 away from a goal of $120,000.00!
Squash Ontario is pleased to announce their new partnership with PBL Insurance Ltd. Members of the squash community are invited to take advantage of discounted home and auto insurance rates by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
On the weekend of November 24th 2017, 145 athletes from across Ontario gathered at Executive Squash and Fitness Club for the 2017 BMO Nesbitt Burns Ontario Junior Closed. Congratulations to the following 2017 Provincial Champions, Finalists, and 3rd place winners, with thanks to Keira Lee Rawlins for the personal note below.
We thank all participants in this past weekend's 2017 Slaight Music/Ridley Windows and Doors Ontario Doubles Championships. The energy buzzing around Championship Sunday at the Cricket embodied that friendly competition and great camaraderie experienced all weekend.
The Fall Provincial Championships season swings into high gear as 16 new Ontario Champions will be crowned on what is a busy weekend on the courts. The BMO Nesbitt Burns Ontario Junior Closed kicks off this afternoon in Vaughan at Executive Squash and Fitness with 150 of our finest looking to peak at this critical time of the season...
The first installment of this season's Black Knight Player of the Month celebrates a great start to the 2017-18 campaign by 4 worthy squash stars that had exceptional Septembers and Octobers on the Court. Congratulations this month to Nicole Garon, Howard Armitage, Iman Shaheen and Daniel Deverill.
From June 18-24 the 2018 Pan American Junior Squash Championships will take place in Brasília, Brazil. Squash Canada is looking to field a contingent of players as a key development opportunity for the country’s top ranked junior players.
A group of TAG Fitness members lead by Rod Brown, Murray and Gail Scott, and Larry & Barbara Hall have bought the assets of TAG Fitness and will operate the Club as the Collingwood Squash and Wellness Centre beginning seamlessly on October 3rd.
After wrapping up the Squash Canada Men’s Team Trials in Montreal this past weekend, the squad set to represent Canada at the 2017 Men’s World Team Championships in Marseille, France, has been confirmed. Nick Sachvie, Andrew Schnell, Shawn De Lierre, and Mike McCue will don the red and white when they hit the courts in France, November 26 to December 3.
From the Aquarena Squash Club in St. John’s, Newfoundland to the Nanaimo Squash Club in Nanaimo, British Columbia and as far north as the Inuvik Squash Club in Inuvik Northwest Territories, people were playing squash on September 30th.
Last season Squash Ontario launched an ambitious initiative to grow the sport of squash in our province in the form of the "Project 10k Membership Drive" or "P10K". The goal is to dramatically increase the number of individual members of the association from 1100 in 2015 to 10,000 by 2020, obtaining a more realistic representation of squash activity in Ontario. Why is this so important?
Squash Ontario has a long tradition of graduating our top juniors into some of the best College and University programs in the world and this year's cohort is no different. Please join us in congratulating and wishing good luck to the Squash Ontario Class of 2022.
Squash Ontario is pleased to announce the continued support by Harrow Sports for the 2017-18 squash season as the title sponsor for both the Jesters Harrow Silver Junior Circuit and the Jesters Harrow Grand Prix Junior Circuit.
Two players from the Toronto area are featured on the Squash Site news reel - George Jarosz, the regular squash player at 96 years of age and his daughter Renka Gesing, an avid singles and doubles player from Mayfair Parkway.
Over the past couple weeks many of Ontario’s best players traveled overseas to compete in some of Europe’s most prestigious tournaments. Tournaments include the Cologne Junior Cup, the Dutch Junior Open, and the Maccabiah Games.
Are there any kids out there searching for something to do this summer? Don't forget about the many squash camps around the province! Most squash facilities have camp programs so make sure to checkout your local squash club website or contact them directly.
Squash Canada has announced the team of four Junior Women and one Junior Man who will represent Canada at the 2017 WSF World Junior Squash Championships, held in Tauranga, New Zealand from the July 19-29. Congrats to Nicole Kendall and Charlotte Orcutt who will represent Canada!