Squash is a great game for women for many reasons but particularly the four Fs for Females - Fun, Fitness, Friends and Family! And it's great value for money too!
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There are many different things that clubs can do to encourage more women an girls to play squash. These include running free or low-cost introductory coaching programmes, upgrading facilities to be more attractive, host specific events targeted towards women and offering healthy food and drink options.
More examples of what your club can do...
Squash NZ have created a number of resources that are available for clubs to download (for free) including logos, photos, silhouettes, floral designs, and editable posters in various sizes.
Click here for all of the club resources
The Women's Sport and Fitness Forum have done some research into the ideal sports club for women, by asking women themselves. Read this great article here
There are some great things happening around the country for the Year of Women's Squash... already! Check out the links below to find out what's happening...
To help promote the Year of Women's Squash, we have appointed five ambassadors for the campaign.
Current Commonwealth Games gold-medal winners Joelle King and Jaclyn Hawkes are helping to promote the campaign to encourage more girls and women to take up the sport, along with former World Champion Dame Susan Devoy. Susie Simcock, former World Squash President and advocate for women in sport, is also pleased to come on board as an ambassador and would like to see more women as administrators in the sport, particularly on club committees. Megan Craig is the current NZ Junior national champion and is just beginning her professional squash career.
Read more about our Year of Women's Squash Ambassadors here