April 8, 2016

Club Championships

April 8 to 10, 2016

RA Season Challenge Finals Night
May 18, 2016
May 26 to 29, 2016


Friday, April 22, 2016 (barcode 8712)

Beginner Group Lessons
April 4 to May 16         
No class April 18 & May 9 (barcode 8706)

Women's Intermediate Clinic
April 4 to May 16         
No class April 18 & May 9 (barcode 8708)

Junior Program
Initiation / Progression
April 2 to June 4
(barcode 8703) 

April 2 to June 4
(barcode 8704)

April 2 to June 4
(barcode 8705)


June 27 to 30            (barcode 8363)

July 11 to 15           
(barcode 836 4)

July 18 to 22          
(barcode 8365)

August 8 to 12
(barcode 8446)

(Ages 9 - 16)   

August 15 to 19
(barcode 8447) 


All Squash lessons, clinics and camps are provided by:

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Club News 
Our AGM will be held tonight, Friday, April 8 at 8:00pm. One of the items on the agenda is the appointment of Executive Committee members for the 2016-2017 squash season. We are looking for volunteers to step forward and help out!  Hope to see you there!

The Club Championships are under way and will run until Sunday, April 10th. Come cheer on your club members for what should be an exciting series of matches happening all weekend long!

Our RA Squash Summer Leagues are not that far off!  Registration will begin in late April or early May with play starting later in May. Again this year, leagues will run on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. Further information will be available in the next few weeks.

Know someone who is interested in playing squash over the summer months?
Current RA member may purchase a Summer Squash Membership for only $199.  Interested individuals who are not currently an RA member may join the RA and the Squash Club for the summer season for only $214.
Summer season: May 1 - August 31, 2016
Register today with Member Services.

This year's tournament is in full swing so make sure you get your matches in. The Finals Night will be held on Wednesday, May 18. Please mark this date in your schedule and plan to attend!

RA Squash Court 8
The Squash Club is on facebook! We would like to invite you to join the club's facebook group. Find out about club happenings as well as connect with your fellow members. www.facebook.com/groups/court8/

RA Fieldhouse Loyalty Program
Did you know that having a beverage or a bite to eat in the Fieldhouse can help support your respective squash club league? All you need to do is mention to the server which squash league that you are a part of. Your league will get back 5% of total expenditures to use towards an end of season wrap-up in the Fieldhouse.

We have a variety of sponsorship opportunities available for club events, leagues, and tournaments. If you know someone who may be interested in sponsoring an activity please contact Steve Gobel at steve.p.gobel@gmail.com.


The Steam Room project is well under way!
The framing for the steam room has been completed in the men's east locker room and the framing in the women's east locker room has started and will be completed by April 13th.  After the framing is complete, the next step is the modification work to the plumbing. This work will require at minimum, a two day shut-down of each locker room (dates to be confirmed).     
Both the men's and the ladies' East locker rooms will be closed for a two-week period respectively for the application of epoxy to the wall, floor and ceiling of the steam room area.  The men's locker room will be closed from Monday, April 18 through Friday, April 29 and the women's is scheduled for closure from May 2 to 15. These closures are necessary due to the strong odour emitted from the epoxy.

Fa cility and Property Services Director, Ross Rankin, is expecting that the new steam rooms will be in service by the end of May.

Court Temperature: The warm court temperature that players have been experiencing is caused by a damper that is seized in the heating unit. The heat supply to the courts has been turned off. The part has been ordered, however, the installation will be delayed until the heating unit for the entire West Wing of the building is turned off for the season and all water drained from the system. Traditionally, the West wing heating unit is turned off for the season between the third week in April and the second week of May depending on the weather.

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