Tesni Evans (right) will be appearing at Dumfries Squash & Racketball Club as part of Women's Squash Week
Find out How to Get Involved in Women’s Squash Week
Women’s Squash Week is taking place between Friday September 16 – Sunday September 25,with a host of events taking place in order to inspire more women to jump onto court.
Backed by US Squash, Women’s Squash Week began in 2008 and has since developed into an international celebration, with over 100 clubs in far-reaching locations such as Baltimore, Connecticut, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle Washington D.C, Canada, the Caribbean, Ireland and England hosting a myriad of events.
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In addition to US Squash, Women’s Squash Week has partnered with England Squash’s ‘Squash Girls Can’ programme and the Ireland-based Women Who Squash programme.
The Professional Squash Association (PSA) are also supporting Women’s Squash Week – and you can get involved too!
Here are some of the biggest events going on throughout Women’s Squash Week:
When: From Sunday September 18 – Saturday September 24 Where: 50 Nunholm Road, Dumfries, Scotland Club: Dumfries Squash & Racketball Club Event Details: A week of women’s squash with open evenings, coaching, try out sessions and culminating in the visit of World No.29 Tesni Evans for a day of coaching. Connect on Facebook
When: Tuesday September 20, 6.30pm onwards Where: 65 N Harvard ST, Boston, Massachusetts, 02163, United States Club: Harvard University Event Details: Kick off the squash season and join other Boston area women for a fun, social, squash filled night at Harvard’s Murr Centre. There will be food, drinks and instructions for novices. Connect on Facebook
When: Tuesday September 20, 3.15pm-6pm Where: 140 Trees Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15261, United States Club: Steel City Squash – University of Pittsburgh Event Details: Clinic for female athletes with Coach Dulio Costa Connect on Facebook
When: Wednesday September 21, 5.30m-7.30pm Where: 1320 W Fullerton Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, 60614, United States Club: Lakeshore Sport & Fitness Event Details: RR/Clinic and queen of the court. Food and drinks provided by Lakeshore SF Connect on Facebook
When: Wednesday September 21, 6pm-8pm Where: 800 Powell Street, San Francisco, California, United States Club: University Club of San Francisco Event Details: The University Club is looking forward to hosting both member and non-member ladies for a night of singles and doubles squash. No experience needed, equipment can be provided. Come join the fun!
When: Wednesday September 21, 7pm-9pm Where: 9370 Waples Street, Suite 101, San Diego, California, 92121, United States Club: San Diego Club Event Details: Ladies Night – round robin, beginner coaching and a party! Connect on Facebook
When: Wednesday September 21, 6pm-8.30pm Where: McLean, Virginia, United States Club: Potomac School Event Details: National Capital Squash annual Women’s Squash Night! Connect on Facebook
When: Thursday September 22, 6.30pm-8.30pm Where: Kingston, Ontario, Canada Club: Garrison Squash Club Event Details: The Queen’s University Women’s Squash Team will host a clinic at the Garrison Squash Club for any interested female members Connect on Facebook
When: Saturday September 24, 3pm-5pm
Where: 377 N Wilton Road, New Canaan, Connecticut, 06840, United States
Club: St Luke’s Squash Club
Event Details: Women’s Team Tournament with Apertivo (Cocktails) – All proceeds to benefit the National Urban Squash Girls Excellence Fund Connect on Facebook
When: Saturday September 24, 4pm-6pm
Where: 920 Lohman Lane, South Pasadena, California, 91030, United States
Club: Arroyo Seco Racquet Club
Event Details: Women and girls mixed round-robin and social Connect on Facebook
When: Saturday September 24, 12.30pm onwards
Where: 4455, 148th Avenue NE Bellevue, Washington, 98007, United States
Club: PRO Sports Club
Event Details: Women’s Week Connect on Facebook
You can find out some of the other events going on during Women’s Squash Week on the US Squash website.