The Robert Brooks Scholarship Fund Board of Governors are pleased to announce the 2019 recipients of it's annual bursary to support students who have excelled in both academics and squash. This year's two incredible students receiving bursaries are Marlow Benson and Neel Ismail.
Squash Ontario is thrilled to announce Slaight Music as the 2019 Corporate Achievement Award Recipient for their continued outstanding contributions to our sport. For the last decade, Slaight Music has been one of the great patrons of squash, providing hundreds of thousands of dollars to support events at the provincial, national and international level as well to junior development, grassroots programming and also lending valuable expertise in communications, marketing and fundraising.
Squash Ontario is looking for a part-time Program Coordinator to join the team of three full-time staff. The incumbent will primarily support the administration and facilitation of the Jesters University Squash League, including communicating with team coaches, tournament scheduling and facilitation, managing results and team standings, league web page maintenance, and other duties as required.
Squash Ontario is happy to announce a very special sanctioned tournament running August 16th & 17th at Mayfair Lakeshore in Toronto. It will be run as part of the 2019 Jamaica Summer Games which benefits the Helping Hands Jamaica Foundation (HHJF). Many other sports will be participating in the Games alongside squash, including pickleball, tennis and beach volleyball. There will also be guest speakers and activities throughout the weekend at Ashbridges Bay, including a celebration with a DJ Saturday evening! See Jamaica Summer Games website for more details and schedule HERE.
As summer is now fully upon us and with preparations for the 2019-20 season are underway, the Squash Ontario Board and staff are taking a moment to reflect on the record breaking 2018-19 season. Huge gains were made in growing our sport with participation levels way up for the 5th year in a row, from grassroots to juniors to university to masters and doubles squash across the province.
Canada, hosting the event for the first time, struck gold on the final day of the Pan American Junior Squash Championships with success in the Women’s Team event in Toronto.
Ottawa, ON, May 29, 2019 - The Canadian Sport Helpline is a new initiative to ensure that all Canadians participating in sport can do so in a safe and welcoming environment, regardless of the role they play. Safe sport is everyone’s responsibility, and the national toll-free helpline offers assistance to victims and witnesses of harassment, abuse, discrimination, and bullying.
We are happy to report that thanks to sponsors, donors, and participants, $22,000 was raised at the 2019 Charity Golf Classic on June 14th at the Richmond Hill Golf Club.
The 2019 Pan American Junior Squash Championships are now underway at the Mayfair Lakeshore Racquet Club in Toronto, Ontario until Saturday June 22, 2019. This is the first time in history that Canada has the honour of hosting the prestigious event.
For the first time in history, Canada is hosting the prestigious Pan American Junior Squash Championships. Canada’s top juniors will battle it out on home soil against a field of 11 other Pan American countries from June 16-22, 2019 at the Mayfair Lakeshore Racquet Club in Toronto, Ontario.