SQUASH NEWS

Club Closed Until Further Notice

Club Closed Until Further Notice

Further to the announcement made this evening (Monday, March 23rd) by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, WLTSC and all of its facilities will be closed until further notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. This includes outdoor tennis courts and outdoor training and...

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“A Lovely Atmosphere” For International Women’s Day

“A Lovely Atmosphere” For International Women’s Day

There was a great buzz around WLTSC on International Women’s Day as members and guests enjoyed a host of different activities. The showpiece event was a free squash and racketball session, supported by England Squash, with club coaches leading a series of fun...

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COURTS

GLASS-BACKED COURTS

The club offers a vibrant squash and racketball section providing a diverse range of activities for all ages and abilities.

Our six courts are regarded as being of the highest quality in the area, this permits us to offer both organised activity and availability for members to play matches between themselves.

We offer the highest standard of coaching at the club from our Everypoint coaching team. All our coaches are highly qualified and bring a wealth of experience to ensure you improve and have a good time. We offer a variety of coaching opportunities including group and individual lessons . 

We also offer 5 internal tournaments throughout the year, squash and racketball leagues and team squash where we currently have seven teams playing in local leagues catering for all standards. In addition to this we have a weekly junior session for our younger members that includes both coaching and playing.

Our online MyCourts booking system ensures it’s really easy to book courts and enter events. You can book from your smartphone, laptop or at the touchscreen console located in the squash court area.

For more information contact our Head of Squash and Racketball who will be delighted to show you around the club and introduce you to other members so that you can enjoy your membership from the first day.

 

MEET THE TEAM

Getting more people playing more often

STEVE PEARCEY

STEVE PEARCEY

SQUASH & RACKETBALL COACH

Steve qualified as a level 2 squash coach in 1995 and initially worked on a part-time basis with hard to reach youngsters, helping them to reintegrate into society though sport and mentoring. Since 2000 he worked full time within the local authority with charitable organisations, managing a variety of initiatives involving improving people’s health, wellbeing and lifestyle opportunities through sport.

Steve has a range of qualifications including:

ES Level 2 Squash and Racketball Coach (First Aid, Enhanced DBS and Safeguarding)

NCFE Health & Fitness Instructor

UK Coaching Multi Skills instructor

Additionally, Steve is a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management, a Level 2 Mentor with the Institute of Management Services and has a Further Education Certificate in Teaching (CTTLS).

Here at WLTSC, Steve is now offering squash and racketball coaching to all levels of player on an individual or pairs basis. He is also helping to expand our on-court coaching programme to ensure a full range of abilities are catered for at the club. Steve has a genuine passion for squash and racketball and his commitment to helping people improve is invaluable to those returning to the courts and those new to the sport, aiming to have fun and improve. 

DARREN LEWIS

DARREN LEWIS

SQUASH & RACKETBALL COACH

Darren has 20 years coaching experience and has coached all ages from under 11s to 75+. He has previously coached number one ranked national players, county and world ranked players. Darren is a former world number 107, was on the PSA world tour for three years and has previously won PSA events. He was 2015 Over 35 British Open and National Champion, along with being 6 times club champion. Team training, junior groups and individual coaching are his specialties.
For a 45 minute individual coaching session for members, Darren charges £22 for adults and £20 for juniors. Discounts for block bookings are available.

Darren can be contacted on 07966 302053.

CLASSES

EVERYPOINT JUNIOR SQUASH COACHING

Sunday Junior Squash 101 is one of our most successful sessions where children and parents can have fun on the squash and racketball courts. Our qualified squash coaches and experienced volunteers deliver structured sessions guaranteed to improve your racket skills and most importantly your fitness. Sessions are on every Sunday from 10am and are free for members and only £2.50 for non members. More advanced juniors can enrol on our Junior Academy scheme.

SQUASH & RACKETBALL MIX-IN

The squash and racketball mix-ins are a great way to develop your skills or even learn these sports! It’s a coach/volunteer led mix-in suitable for everyone. It is free for members to take part in and some equipment is provided. Meet with everyone at the courts and have fun!

WALKING RACKETBALL

One of our qualified coaches takes our Walking Racketball classes each week. This class is perfect for you if you are recovering from an injury or a little less mobile than you used to be. It’s also a great way for people of all ages to get into racket sports or even for tennis players wanting to hone their technique in a warm and friendly environment

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