Darien Squash, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the growth and development of squash for young residents of Darien (kindergarten-12th grade).

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COST

The total cost of the season is shared evenly among players.  Uniform shirts and tournament fees are included in the shared cost.  U.S. Middle School Championships "Nationals" is not included in the shared cost and is paid for out of pocket.  The program is run by Darien Squash, Inc. and is not a school-sponsored group.  All players of all skill levels in grades 6-8 are invited to join the team.


SEASON

  • The season begins on November 19, 2018 and ends on February 17, 2019.

  • Teams will be created based on Skill, Grade, and Gender.  Please do NOT request to be placed with friends. 

  • Practice will teach basic squash skills, run drills, game strategy, and squash-specific fitness and match play.

  • The team will practice once a week, and twice on the weekend. Practices are NOT mandatory.

  • We will practice at Chelsea Piers at One Blachley Road, Stamford. The team will have 4-courts.

  • 2018-2019 Practice Schedule — Players will practice three (3) times a week:

    • Practice 1: Monday 4:30-5:30 or Wednesday 4:30-5:30 or Friday 6:00-7:00

    • Practice 2: Saturday 4:00-5:00 or 5:00-6:00

    • Practice 3: Sunday 5:30-6:30 or 6:30-7:30


MATCH SCHEDULE

* November 19, 2018 Season Officially Begins *

Darien vs. Bronxville
Date: Friday, December 7
Time: 5:45 - 7:45 PM
Location: Chelsea Piers, Stamford
Registration Closed, Roster set.

FairWest Jamboree #1
Date: December 8

Time: 12:00 - 9:00 PM
Location: Chelsea Piers, Stamford

Registration Closed, Roster set.

Darien vs. Hartford
Date: Sunday, December 9
Time: 11:45 AM - 3:30 PM
Location: Chelsea Piers, Stamford
Registration Closed, Roster set.

Darien vs. Greenwich
Date: Friday, December 14
Time: 5:45 - 7:45 PM
Location: Chelsea Piers, Stamford
RSVP Closed, Roster set.

Darien vs. Squash Haven at Yale
Date: Saturday, December 15
Time: 9:45 AM - 1:15 PM
Location: Brady Squash Center at Yale, New Haven
RSVP Closed, Roster set.

Darien vs. New Canaan
Date: Sunday, December 16
Time: 5:15 - 7:30 PM
Location: Chelsea Piers, Stamford
RSVP Closed, Roster set.

Darien vs. Fairfield
Date: Friday, January 4
Time: 6:35-8:45 PM
Location: Intensity, Norwalk
RSVP Closed, Roster set.

FairWest Jamboree #2
Date: Saturday, January 5
Time: (3 hours) 12:00 - 9:00 PM
Location: Chelsea Piers, Stamford
RSVP Closed, Roster set.

2019 U.S. Middle School Team Squash Championships
* Must be enrolled at Darien Middlesex Middle School

Date: January 24-27 All Day
Location: Yale, New Haven
RSVP Closed, Roster set.

FairWest Cup
Date: Saturday, February 2
Time: (3-4 hours) 11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Teams A-C Location: Chelsea Piers, Stamford, CT
Teams D-E Location: Westchester Country Club, Harrison, NY
Register by January 23

Darien vs. TBD
Date: Friday, February 8
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Chelsea Piers, Stamford 
Register by February 1

Darien vs. 203
Westport, Weston, Pierrepont, and Fairfield

Date: Saturday, February 9
Time: 3:45 - 8:00 PM
Location: Chelsea Piers, Stamford
Register by February 1

* February 17, 2019 Season Officially Ends *


End-of-Season Team Dinner
Date: Sunday, February 10
Time: 5:00-8:00 PM

Location: Chelsea Piers, Stamford
Itinerary:

Who When What Where
Players 5:00 Arrive Meet in upstairs restaurant
Players 5:15 - 6:45 Trampoline, Rock Wall, Batting Cages, Ninja Course Adventure Center
Players 6:45 - 8:00 Dinner (Chicken tenders, french fries, baked ziti, garlic knots, steak, caesar salad) 1st Floor Mezzanine (outside of the restaurant)
Parents 5:15 - 8:00 Dinner and Drinks 1st Floor Restaurant

 

RSVP by January 26