Thursday 12 December 2019
Tel: 01442 863393 | Email: manager@bltsrc.co.uk
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Welcome to the Squash & Squash57 Section

 

[images/squash players] Squash Players

 

We have a friendly and sociable squash & squash57 (formerly known as racketball) section. This comprises of approximately 350 members offering excellent facilities for players of all standards from juniors and beginners up to national level and full professional players. We offer year-round social and team squash & squash57, a competitive box league, regular tournaments for all levels, junior coaching courses and a team of qualified squash & squash57 coaches who offer group coaching as well as one-to-one lessons.

The Club also regularly hosts England Squash & squash57 sanctioned events, regional squads and County matches.

Facilities

We have six courts - four of which are glass backed with seating for approximately 40 people plus an upper level viewing gallery.

Court Times and Booking

Charges for the courts are £5 peak, £4 off-peak and £1 super off peak. Peak times are circa 17:15 - 21:30 Monday to Friday and super off peak is weekends circa 7am - 9am, 1-2pm and 4pm onwards. All other times are standard off peak. Each court session is 45 minutes. For juniors, charges for the courts are £5 peak and just £2 at all other times.

 

Courts can be booked online or via the booking kiosk in the Clubhouse. If you are a member and want to book a squash court online click here.

 

Please be aware of our court cancellation policy:

  • If a cancellation is made more than one week before a booking, a full refund will be given.
  • If a cancellation is made less than one week before a booking a full refund will only be given if the court is subsequently re-booked. Otherwise there will be no refund.
  • If a booking is made in error and is cancelled within 15 minutes of it being made a full refund will be given
  • In exceptional circumstances, the Club Manager has discretion to provide a full or partial refund.

Box Leagues

Many members participate in the Club squash & squash57 leagues which offer all players (from novice to first team) the chance to play competitively against men, women or juniors of a similar standard. The leagues operate throughout the year.

 

For any enquiries or to join the squash leagues please contact Rob Harbron at squashleague@bltsrc.co.uk 

 

For the squash57/racketball leagues please contact Mark Tanzer at racketballleague@bltsrc.co.uk

Club Teams

 

We have Men's and Junior teams participating in the Herts League in both the summer and winter.  Our Vets also play in the Middlesex League in the winter. See our Club Teams & Fixtures page for further information. 

Tournaments

Numerous Club tournaments are held during the year for all ages and standards culminating in the grand finals day around April/May time. We also host regular England Squash sanctioned open tournaments at the Club.

Coaching

Our Head Coach Adam Fuller (England Squash Accredited Lead Regional Coach for the East Area) and assistant coach, Mike Evans, provide coaching for juniors, beginners and improvers on a group or one-to-one basis. See our Coaching section for more information and our weekly schedule of additional group training sessions

Squash57

Racketball has recently been rebranded to squash57. We have a sizeable and growing squash57 division here at BLT&SRC with in the region of 10 boxes in the leagues. For more information on squash57 click here.

 

Juniors

We have a strong and growing junior squash & squash57 section at the Club with regular group coaching sessions for all levels from minis and beginners through to elites. Please contact our Head Coach, Adam Fuller on 07751 239 472 or email adam-fuller@hotmail.co.uk. Please note that safety goggles must be worn by all juniors playing at the Club. Goggles are available to borrow from the coaches or the office.

 

Ladies Squash

We are currently growing our female squash and squash57 memberhip base and offer a ladies morning session on Saturdays 4 - 5pm and a beginners squash57 box league. We also have a level 2 female coach, Grace Gear, who is currently 95 in the world in the women’s game.

Balls & Grips

Please note that we sell squash and racketball ball grips at the bar and from the office.

 

Open Days

We normally hold 2 open days each year in June and September. On these occasions we waive the adult member joining fee of £50.  The Open Days are a great family day out and include free coaching and play, exhibition matches, a bouncy castle and BBQ. 

 

Guests & Visitor Fees

Senior members may bring guests to the club. A member may only bring the same guest up to 6 times a year. All guests must be signed into the black visitors book by the TV in the Players bar and a visitor fee paid via the kiosk. It is important that guests are signed in for insurance purposes.

 

Visitor fees for squash are currently £4 per senior guest and £2 per junior guest. 

 

 

Upcoming Events

 

Ladies Squash & Racketball Afternoons - Saturdays @4pm