The options and opportunity for squash in schools is growing bigger and bigger! There are programmes and events for all ages and levels. If you are interested in having squash in your school or are interested in playing squash contact Di McCoy, our Junior Squash Development Officer (Christchurch). You can contact her at either at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 021 245 0966.
In Christchurch City, on a Tuesday afternoon, 15 teams from 5 Intermediate schools gather at Squashways to play in the AIMS Winter Interschool Programme. This programme is organised through Primary Sports Canterbury http://www.primarysportscanterbury.org.nz. The 2019 competition starts Tuesday 14th May and goes through to Tuesday 13th August.
New in 2018, Squash was included in the Selwyn Sports Interschool programme for years 5-8. During term 2, 60 lucky children from local Selwyn Primary Schools tried squash in a 6-week programme based in Rolleston and a different group of 60 children where given the opportunity in term 3. Squash is being offered again in 2019 in Term 2.