Open Squash Junior Academy

JUNIOR ACADEMY OPEN HOUSE: EVERY FRIDAY 3:45PM

Give squash a try!

Our mission is to provide the structure, tools and access for Juniors to take their enjoyment and ambition for squash to their personal potential. Our Juniors are coached to play with determination, purpose, sportsmanship and joy.

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The Junior Academy has three teams:

Please identify the junior team that fits the needs of your child best.

NOTE: All our Junior Academy members will have a placement session where they will be assessed by our pros for group assignment. Class placement is at the sole discretion of our teaching professionals.

GREEN TEAM

Learning the basics of squash: serving, returning, basic shots and tactics with the goal of playing real points and both understanding and enjoying the game of squash. 

 

Spring Term: March 28th – June 25th

Lead Instructor: Josh Easdon

13 week commitment

Core program: Mon/Wed 3:45-4:30pm, or Tues/Thur 4:45-5:30pm

Price: $1,080

 

Participants are required to commit to the full 13 week term. Membership to Open Squash required. Financial aid information is linked here for academy and membership fees. Please apply for financial aid here.

 

SQUASH SATURDAYS

 

Can’t make it during the week? Super keen? Want to practice three times a week, not just two? Too young for the Junior Academy?

We hear you! Squash Saturdays is just for you folks.

 

Spring Term: March 28th – June 25th

Lead Instructor: Asghar Abbas.

13 week commitment

4 kids maximum per class.

Schedule: UNDER 6’s : 8:45am-9:30am only, 9.30-10.15am, 10.15am-11am, 11am-11.45am

Price: $540

20% discount for current weekday Junior Academy players.

BLUE TEAM

Building on the foundation principles of squash to refine technique and hit shots with tactical purpose with the goal of playing real matches.

 

Spring Term: March 28th – June 25th

Lead Instructor: Josh Easdon

13 week commitment

Core program: Mon/Wed 4.30-5:30pm, or Tues/Thur 3:45-4:45pm

Price: $2,640

 

Participants are required to commit to the full 13 week term. Membership to Open Squash required. Financial aid information is linked here for academy and membership fees. Please apply for financial aid here.

 

SQUASH SATURDAYS

 

Can’t make it during the week? Super keen? Want to practice three times a week, not just two? Too young for the Junior Academy?

We hear you! Squash Saturdays is just for you folks.

 

Spring Term: March 28th – June 25th

Lead Instructor: Asghar Abbas.

13 week commitment

4 kids maximum per class.

Schedule: 11.45am-12:45pm, 1:30pm-2:30pm

Price: $1,320

20% discount for current weekday Junior Academy players.

RED TEAM

Master stroke and movement technique, advanced tactical understanding to be physically and mentally prepared for tournament play.

 

Spring Term: March 28th – June 25th

Lead Instructor: John Musto

13 week commitment

Core program: Tues/Thur 5:15pm-6:15pm

Price: $2,640

 

Participants are required to commit to the full 13 week term. Membership to Open Squash required. Financial aid information is linked here for academy and membership fees. Please apply for financial aid here.

JUNIOR PRIVATE/SEMI PRIVATE LESSONS

John Musto, Director of Squash, Josh Easdon, Head of Junior Development and Asghar Abbas are available for private lessons.

 

Please email: juniors@thesquashcenter.org to arrange time and schedule. Membership to Open Squash is required.

 

Payment can be made through your ClubLocker account or by credit card over the phone with the club.

Pricing is as follows:
Private Lessons
John MustoJosh Easdon & Asghar Abbas
1 x 45 min lesson - $1501 x 45 min lesson - $125
5  pack - $7005 pack - $575
10 pack - $135010 pack - $1125
Semi Private Lessons
John MustoJosh Easdon & Asghar Abbas
1 x 45 min lesson - $1001 x 45 min lesson - $75
5  pack - $4705 pack - $355
10 pack - $89010 pack - $670

All sessions will be made up of three components:

 

  • Squash Skills: skill development, technical, tactical, strategic, and (in certain tracks) competition

 

  • Mental Development: motivation, competition, executive functioning, self-reliance, leadership, emotional awareness, purposefulness

 

  • Physical Conditioning: motor skills, hand-eye coordination, stamina, strength, flexibility

Weekend Match Play

 

This is a great opportunity for your kids to apply the skills from classes to real games in the presence of a coach. Kids will have the option to have their matches input into US Squash in order to account towards their rating. Real matches give you a real rating!

 

Timing: Saturdays 1:15pm – 3:30pm

Every weekend this Fall, with the exception of Thanksgiving weekend.

Sign up to be involved here.

Price : $20 Junior Academy Members / $45 per session Non Junior Academy Members

Why squash?

Squash is a brain food that is beyond fun. It’s a fitness accelerator that creates friends for life. And it’s a college magnet, at both the varsity and club level.

 

Why Open Squash?

We just love squash and we are sharing that love with our brand new Junior squash community starting Fall 2021. We promise to share the best of the game with your child: the principles, tactics, and strategies that make this a game full of friendly, big hearted, passionate enthusiasts.

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