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Squash

The LSE Squash Club provides a friendly atmosphere that is welcoming of people of all backgrounds and abilities, with a very close community feel and regular socials.

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About us

The LSE Squash Club prides itself for its friendly atmosphere that welcomes players of all backgrounds and abilities. Since the recent academic year of 2019/20, the Club has introduced an internal social league to provide an opportunity for complete beginners to gain experience playing squash competitively.

Squash is easy to pick up and is a fun and effective way to keep fit. In previous years, the Club has helped to transform complete novices into experienced competitors. For those looking to play at a more advanced level, we have men’s and women’s teams that compete regularly against other London universities (the LUSL league) and against universities in the country (the BUCS league). Players are also given the opportunity to take part in experience-adapted training sessions with the Club Coach.

The Club has a close-knit community feel and we host regular socials throughout the year. Last year’s highlights included Carol and a number of Club dinners.

Whether you are looking for a new sport to help you keep fit, or have been playing squash for a number of years now, the LSE Squash Club can help to complete your university experience.

Membership

The Club has two types of membership: Competitive and Social.

Competitive Membership:

  • Bi-weekly training on Wednesdays from 3.30pm - 6pm, and Sundays from 2pm - 5pm (during which coaching is provided) at Southbank Club, 124-130 Wandsworth Road, London, SW8 2LD.
  • Compete against other universities in the BUCS and LUSL leagues.
  • Be part of a close-knit team (3 men’s teams and 1 women’s team, subject to players), and have team dinners together, and other benefits specifically for team members.

Social Membership:

  • Invitations to all social events that the Club holds.
  • One hour of free court bookings each week - just email our Club Secretary, Man Chin Chua (m.chua1@lse.ac.uk), and book a time that suits you during the week.
  • No commitment to play at a certain time each work, only when it suits you and your timetable.
  • Play against a community of other LSE social members.

Events and Activities

There are many exciting events across the year for the Club. Not only the training as mentioned but:

  • Club and team dinners
  • Weekly Wednesday nights at the Zoo
  • Other socials

Contact Us

The Committee is really excited to welcome new members and we have created a dedicated WhatsApp group for any questions you have.