In summary, the programme has been both very rewarding and very successful and Michael hopes to continue and expand it. By introducing squash to 250 new children per school year it has increased the number of junior and family members playing at the club as well as general awareness of squash as an activity for both children and adults.
Teachers have commented that they have noticed a big improvement in hand-eye co-ordination and footwork/movement that has benefited the children’s overall sporting ability and confidence. There has been a mix of ability and gender that have wanted to continue playing squash and joining in with the club’s junior programme and the Club has also
experienced an increase in court bookings for families.
Overall, with more juniors and adults playing squash at the Club this increases memberships, court usage and food and beverage revenue which all results in a better future for the Club.