If you are looking for a great way to get fit, meet new people, and have fun, squash could be the sport for you. To get started all you need is a ball, a racket, and a wall (preferably four of them though!).
Squash is played by more than 500,000 people in England every month, from the elite players like World No.1 Nick Matthew all the way down to the thousands who take part in local leagues and events. If you are looking to improve your fitness, squash provides an intense cardiovascular and muscular workout – perfect for burning calories
- Excellent workout for heart and lungs.
- Improve coordination.
- Increase stamina.
- Great social game!
Leisure Centres that provide squash courts on the Isle of Wight:
Heights Leisure Centre
The Heights Leisure Centre in Sandown has two squash courts available for casual games. To learn more about the facilites at The Heights or contact them about the squash courts, please click here (iwight.com website).
Westridge Leisure Centre
The centre for all squash leagues and coaching is Westridge Leisure Centre. There are eight state-of-the-art squash courts (two glass-backed), all with competition-standard floors and a first-floor viewing gallery.
If you’d like to start playing squash or are after tips to improve your game, there are lessons and coaching for all at Westridge. For Contact details and to learn more about all of the facilities available at the Westridge Leisure Centre, please click here (iwight.com website).