We promote, foster, and develop squash in the greater Waikato Region through a coordinated and professional approach.
Sport Waikato’s recommendation is that for the sake of our physical, mental, social and spiritual health the community continues to remain active but does so in a socially responsible way - minimise group gatherings where you possibly can.
Here are some practical tips to implement to help you stay healthy while you continue to enjoy Squash.
Before the game
All players must discuss and confirm that they haven’t been in contact with anyone that is unwell or has recently returned from overseas.
The discussion must confirm that neither player has any of the symptoms of COVID-19 such as:
During the game
play Squash, be Smart and stay Safe
19 Mar 2020
In line with the increasing preventative measures in response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) and our collective responsibility to the wider squash community, Squash New Zealand and the 11 squash districts have suspended all National and District run events/competitions/training squads until May 1st effective immediately. It is strongly advised that clubs follow this lead and suspend all club events and competitions until the same date May 1st effective immediately.
National events affected:
Aon New Zealand Junior Open – Postponed until further notice
All high-performance squads – Cancelled between 19th March 2020 and 1st May 2020
District competitions/events affected:
All District run Interclub – Cancelled between 19th March 2020 and 1st May 2020
All District Opens - Cancelled between 19th March 2020 and 1st May 2020
All District run training squads – Cancelled between 19th March 2020 and 1st May 2020
Decisions about attendance at any squash activity should be made with regard for the best interests of yourself, your whanau and your community.
Squash New Zealand and the squash districts will continue to monitor the ever-changing situation. Please continue to check in with the Squash New Zealand website www.squashnz.co.nz and the social media channels for further updates.
For more information on the virus visit:
A review of the grading list is taking place during 2020 to ensure it continues to provide players with an accurate method of tracking performance & ability. The focus of the review is to understand the key issues or required enhancements, develop a priority order for resolution, and promptly action enhancements. The last significant work on the grading list took place between 2012-2015.
For full information and a link to the survey, please check our website: https://squashnz.co.nz/news/index.cfm?content_id=5045
Squash is gender-neutral sport and is accessible to all ages, colours and beliefs. Everyone can play - all you need is a racquet and ball, and to rent a squash court.
Sharpen your game and play against similar graded players. Anyone can enter, so find out when the next tournament is near you and enter with some mates!
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