hello, we are the essex blades squash club
Squash is a fast paced sport in which two players hit a ball with a racket. The aim of the game is to beat the other player by hitting the front wall and making the ball bounce twice on the floor before they can hit their turn, or for them to hit the ball out of play.
How many teams do we have?
Squash Men’s 1st (South Eastern 2B)
Squash Women’s 1st (South Eastern 2B)
Men's 1st team - BUCS South East 3B Winners - 2016/17
Men's 1st team - BUCS South East Conference Cup Winners - 2016/17
Essex Blades Silver Standard Club - 2017/18
Essex Blades Gold Standard Club - 2016/17, 2018/19, 2019/20, 2020/21
Do I need anything else before I get involved?
Non-marking shoes and comfortable sports kit.
To be a part of the club, you need to join up as a member. All of the different club membership options are listed below with a description of what each membership covers.
* Please note that your membership information will be used in conjunction with Essex Sport (University), purely for the purpose of providing access to required facilities and data analysis. Your data will not be shared with anyone else or used for marketing purposes.
By purchasing a membership you are agreeing to the clubs code of conduct.
Allows you to attend Come & Try sessions and Trials (and provides insurance cover at these sessions), vote in club elections, added to the club mailing list and receive a discount on Sports Fed tickets.
Includes all benefits of Basic Membership, but also allows the member to attend all club training sessions and means they are insured against injury whilst at training for the Squash Club.
Allows you to attend general club training session (although not team specific ones), vote in elections, added to the club mailing list and means you are insured against injury whilst at that Sports Clubs session.
Please note, as memberships have to be uploaded to the Essex Sport system manually, it may take 3-5 working days before you are able to book onto your session via the Essex Sport app and attend training sessions. Should you have any problems, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
PLEASE SEE BELOW THE TRAINING SCEDHULE (TERM TIME ONLY) FOR 2022-23. IN ORDER TO PLAY IN BUCS MATCHES, A playing MEMBERSHIP MUST BE PURCHASED BEFORE THE FIRST GAME OF THE SEASON.
monday | 6:30-8:15pM 8:30-10pm
SQUASH COURTS 1 & 2
friday | 7:00-8:15pm 8:30-10pm
SQUASH COURTS 1 & 2
Please note, club training times listed above are during University term-time oNLY.
looking for a different way to play?
Through Essex Sport, we also offer different ways to play the sports you love. For more information, please click here.
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