Center Court

Thursday
Sep302010

Fall Fiesta Tournament - Day 1 Highlights !

The Fall Fiesta is underway - OLE! 

Tournament Chair Kelly MacWilliams has it all under control, and the courts are buzzing with activity - Click here for the draw.

A few highlights from Thursday night's matches:

  1. Emma Jinks and Helen Kennedy tip the tournament off with a seesaw battle - Emma "The Tournamator"comes out on top after a hard-fought 5 game battle.
  2. Brandon Higginbotham and Chaucer Fraser prove that practice makes perfect - two wins each in Round 1 for the Canada Games duo!
  3. Ron Taweel, Dave McIver, Kris Reid, and Ken Sampson have great showings in their first tourney - Ron, Dave, and Kris suffered the agony of defeat after great efforts - Ken comes out on top!
  4. Ryann Jinks continues her march to the top of Ladies A - defeating co-drawmaster Shara Cody
  5. Mitch Chaisson gives Cam Beck a lesson on reach and power - watch out Jinks and Buchanan!
  6. Angus "The Showman" MacInnis lives up to his nickname - wow, what great entertainment!

Tomorrow night promises to be an amazing night of squash - check out the matches! There are some great battles shaping up! 

We are tight for court time for the next couple of days - please show up 20-25 minutes before your court time, ready to play.

See you tomorrow at the Spa!

Wednesday
Sep292010

Dry Fit Shirt Special

Squash PEI dry fit T-shirts will be on sale during the first tournament this weekend. Get one for $25 or $20 each when you buy two or more! Men's shirts come in black with white or forest freen with black. Women's and children's sizing come in forest green with black or kiwi green with grey.

Get this must have collector item before they're gone!

Sunday
Sep262010

Reminder - Spa Special Membership

If you are planning to renew your membership at the Spa in the next few months OR if you are a new Spa member, you would save at least $ 50 by taking advantage of the Spa-Squash PEI Special Membership PRIOR TO the Fall Fiesta Tournament.

The Special Membership includes a FREE Squash PEI Membership and FREE Registration to the Fall Fiesta Tournament.  Even if your membership isn't due until later this year or next year, by commiting  now to renew for another year at the Spa on your regular membership anniversary date - you get the FREE items above - no cash deposit required.

Click here for details.

A great time to renew and get back in the game - see you courtside!

Wednesday
Sep082010

Wanted, New Squash Players!!

Another squash season is about to begin. We want new players to enjoy this amazing sport. Please invite your friends to give it a try!

Juniors (beginner boys and girls) come along to the Spa on Tuesdays  at 4:40 to 6:00 pm and Saturdays from 8.40 am - 10 am. Give it a try.  (We will supply balls, racquets and goggles if needed.) Contact Kenny Power - kenny.power@century21.ca or Lester Jinks - jinkca@yahoo.com

New Women Players
Monday nights at the UPEI courts from 6 till 8 pm Contact:  Shara Cody- shara_cody@hotmail.com , or ,
how about: Thursday night at the SPA from 6:40 pm - 8:00 pm  Contact:  Rhonda MacLean -rhonda.maclean@pei.sympatico.ca

I recently attended a tournament in Ontario. I learned that Squash is the fastest growing racquet sport in North America. It has the best fitness rating for any ball sport. In the USA the following article was posted:

Tuesday
Sep072010

League Play to Begin at the Spa

Welcome back to another exciting year of Squash!  Time to dust off the sneakers and put new crash tape on the racquet - let the games begin!

League play will begin at the Spa next Monday, September 13, 2010 - please see the link in the left panel for an overview of the various leagues that will be underway this season - we have something for everyone.

Also a quick reminder that our first tournament of the year is coming up at the end of September - a new name - new prizes - and hopefully some new faces!

A reminder to all members of Squash PEI of the new agreement in place with the Spa - once again - have a look at the panel on the left for membership details.

Great to be back at it  - see you on the courts!