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COVID-19 Update

The club is now open to members only. Members who wish to play are required to accept the following responsibilities, which have been drawn up in accordance with the guidance from England Squash.

  • Do not come to the club if you, or anyone in your household, have any symptoms
  • Maintain a safe social distance at all times
  • Book courts in advance using the online booking system
  • Do not use tokens to activate the court lights
  • Arrive no more than 5 minutes prior to your court booking
  • Arrive ready to play (except changing into court shoes) and bring the absolute minimum kit.
  • Avoid touching the court walls and floor
  • Only play socially distanced forms of the game when playing a member from a different household / social bubble.
  • Clean the door handles and mop the court floors after use.
  • Leave the club as soon as your session is completed

Permitted Games Styles

  • Match play / Full squash game players from the same household or support bubble can play ‘normal’ squash as they would have previous to COVID-19.
  • Solo practice Individual players can practice squash on their own. Options include a range of solo practices and drills to help maintain and improve squash skills.
  • Socially distanced play for players from different households who are not in a support bubble a range of socially distanced practices / games are available. Please see the England Squash ways to play page for details.

Ickleford Squash Club

The club aims to be the most friendly, inclusive, and vibrant squash club serving Hitchin, Letchworth, Stevenage, Luton and surrounding areas. We have two well-maintained, heated, squash courts with LED lighting, a viewing gallery with seating, an on-site bar, changing, and sauna facilities.

Members have access to over 100 regular players, a very active league ladder, frequent tournaments, regular social events, and teams competing in the Herts county squash leagues.

For those starting out, or looking to improve their game, group and individual coaching sessions are available including regular Ladies and Juniors sessions.

Get Involved

Become a member

To join the squash club, please submit an application form to the squash secretary, together with the appropriate subscription fee.

Personal Coaching

Our resident squash coach is Greg Millhouse of Superstar Squash. He is England squash level 3 qualified and is able to cater for private and group training sessions from age 3 upwards. Please see the Superstar Squash website for further information, availability, and pricing.

Prices

As a not-for profit organisation we try to keep membership prices and court fees to a minimum. All fees are used for maintaining and improving the club for members.

Membership fees
Membership type Annual Cost
Full adult Full access to courts and leagues
*Special Offer* new members will receive 2 free personal coaching sessions
£127
Off-Peak adult Access to courts outside of peak hours (4.30 - 9pm Monday to Friday). No access to leagues £69
Junior/Student Children aged under 16 or adults in full-time education (Proof may be required) £19
Family Up to 2 adults plus up to 2 juniors/students in same household £231

Memberships are valid from 1st September until 31st August of the following year.

New members joining part way through the year pay a pro-rata fee.

See the fees for the rest of this year

Fees from 29 October 2020 to 1 September 2021
Membership type Pro-rated Cost
Full adult Full access to courts and leagues
*Special Offer* new members will receive 2 free personal coaching sessions
£105.02
Off-Peak adult Access to courts outside of peak hours (4.30 - 9pm Monday to Friday). No access to leagues £57.06
Junior/Student Children aged under 16 or adults in full-time education (Proof may be required) £15.71
Family Up to 2 adults plus up to 2 juniors/students in same household £191.02

Special Offers

We are currently offering 3-months trial membership for just £20 to new members. Trial membership provides the same benefits as Full membership, but for a limited period of time. When the trial period is over, you may either pay the remaining membership rate for the rest of the year or terminate your membership.

Please contact the squash secretary if you would like to take up this offer.

Court fees
Booking Lights
Off-Peak Free £2.50
Peak (4.30 - 9pm Monday to Friday) £2.50 £2.50

All sessions are 45 minutes duration

Opening hours

Members have access to the courts 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Bar opening hours are:

  • Friday: 7pm - 11pm
  • Weekends: 12pm - 11pm