Book Online: Click here to book your room online
Book by Phone: Or, contact the Simsbury Inn directly at (860) 651-5700 and mention "Darien High School Squash Parent Room Block; Rate Code “20574”
Rate: $129.00 + 15% tax and includes:
Continental Breakfast located in the hotel lobby
Complimentary WI FI in guest rooms
Complimentary pre-scheduled airport shuttle service to Bradley International Airport and Amtrak
Use of the health club, indoor pool saunas, and Jacuzzi
Complimentary bike program in season
Complimentary washer and dryer on the second floor for guest use
Deadline: Parents / Guests must reserve their room by this Wednesday, January 23, at Noon in order to get the group rate. After this Wednesday, our rooms will be released to the public as the hotel is now at capacity and has a waiting list due to the Squash Nationals tournament and another event.
Cancellation Policy: There is a 24-hour cancellation policy, so if you are booking your room to start Thursday evening and we change our departure, you are still able to cancel that Thursday night. The hotel manager is fully aware and understanding of our tentative match scheduling.
Breakfast: A continental breakfast is included with your room. The breakfast is consists of baked goods (fresh bread and muffins made on premises at their bakery), fruit, yogurt, cereal, a hot beverage, juice, whole fruit, and hard-boiled eggs. If the players and/or parents prefer a hot meal, there is a café at the Inn so bring extra cash.
2019 Nationals are scheduled for Friday, February 1, through Sunday, February 3.
The DHS Squash Nationals bus is tentatively departing from DHS on Friday, February 1, at 8:30 AM.
The co-pay for each Nationals Team player is $410 per person, and includes tournament fees, transportation, accommodations with continental breakfast, and team meals. Please bring a check made payable to DARIEN SQUASH to the mandatory Squash Nationals Dinner Meeting on January 27 at the Sparkman’s Home.
There are 4 required DHS Nationals Forms attached to this email which must be filled out and brought to the Mandatory Nationals Meeting on Sunday, January 27:
The Medical Form For Extended Field Trip Participation (Word File)
Emergency Card and Permission Slip for Squash Trip (Word File)
If Applicable - Prescription Medication Authorization Form (Word File)
If Applicable - Non-Prescription Medication Authorization Form (Word File)
Part of the player co-pay will go towards organized lunches and team dinners for the PLAYERS ONLY. Breakfast is provided by the Inn. Lunch will be provided to athletes at the various venues. Parents are on their own for lunch. Players will be attending organized dinners together and parents are welcome and encouraged to attend. Parents will be on a separate check and are asked to PLEASE BRING EXTRA CASH and not use credit cards when paying for our group dinners. It just makes it easier for all involved.
Per the DHS policy, NO ALCOHOLIC beverages are allowed to be consumed by students, parents, family members, and/or guests at any school related event (i.e., during group meals on our trip).
Breakfast - Continental breakfast at The Simsbury Inn (included); bring cash for additional hot items
Lunch - players have a $10 budget per day for lunch; receipts REQUIRED for reimbursement
Dinner - Player/Coach Dinner is held buffet style from 8:00-10:00 PM on Friday and Saturday night at The Simsbury Inn
DRINKS AND SNACKS FOR BUS
We will be assigning cases of water, gatorade and snacks to each player for the bus ride and for matches. Please look out for a detailed email on this shortly.
Please put your name in your uniforms with permanent pen or duck tape. Laundry, UNIFORMS ONLY, will be washed by team managers if necessary. Please bring extra uniforms if you have them.
Contact Mia Cortellesi at