Women’s Squash Week 19 – 26 September 2021

Women’s Squash Week 2021 offerings in Derbyshire.
Further details are on
Women need to book their place with Lesley for all the events (07941 312673)1. Friday 24th September, 10am to 11am. Women only. Duffield Squash & Racketball Club
All ages and all abilities, including beginners. Squash & Racketball.

1a. Friday 24th September after school at Duffield Squash & Racketball Club 4-5pm
Aimed at junior girls of all abilities.

2. Friday 24th September at Duffield Squash & Racketball Club 7pm onwards.
This session will have an emphasis on game play (squash and racketball), & will be led by Lesley Sturgess
Aimed at women who have played or are thinking about playing in team matches in Derbyshire.
This session is supported by the England Squash county association for Derbyshire.
There will be time for food and a social and chat afterwards. Including a talking shop to help decide on format for women’s squash in Derbyshire for the coming season.
Hope you can come along & be part of the women’s game in Derbyshire.
Please get in touch with Lesley Sturgess to book your place 07941 312673

3. Saturday 25th September at Duffield Squash & Racketball Club 5-6pm.
This session is aimed at families & beginners. Mum’s, dad’s, aunties, uncles, boys and girls. Squash & Racketball.
Contact Lesley Sturgess to book your place.

4. Saturday 25th September. To follow on 6pm to 7pm. Women only.
Aimed at adults and older girls and younger girls who are already able to play squash or racketball.

Return to Squash & Racketball – Winter Leagues – update 6 September

The Committee held a meeting on Tuesday 17 August 2021.
It is proposed to restart the winter league some time during late September.
Further details will be issued shortly, but please contact the League Secretary with club and team details if you are wishing to participate.

Response from clubs so far :
Burton Squash  2 teams
Queens Park 1 team
Duffield 4 teams – tbc
Hood Park 1 team
Alfreton 1 team
Ashbourne 1 team


update – 20 March 2020 – updated 30 November 2020

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Please read News & Features

4 November     Play suspended until 2 December

18 November   Looking forwards to the safe return of squash

please read – make sure you are up to date with information – it is changing all the time  – and check with your club / leisure centre


Update – please read – published 17 March 2020

Regarding the Covid-19 health situation and in line with government and our NGB guidelines, the safety of our players is our utmost priority.

The county association has considered, and are advising that, the final few matches of the Derbyshire League season will be cancelled, there will be no points awarded.

If both teams wish to go ahead on an informal basis, then that should be agreed between both team captains beforehand with the match result being passed to the league secretary.







News Update – please read

Please see guidelines on England Squash website if you have not already been notified of any updates.


Entry to Summer League 2020 – please send in your entry form, but the decision for the actual start date will be delayed until further notice.

The Senior Closed Squash Championships were scheduled for 2/3 May 2020.
Due to current situation – this has now been postponed until September 2020.