Weekly Update

SSRC August Update 2019

Congratulations to Margot Prow
Congratulations to Southgate junior Margot Prow who came GU19s runner up in the EJO in Cologne in the final against Alice Green. Seeded as an outsider Margot powered through to the final beating her team mates from England and the Number 1 seeded player.

Margot Prow GU19s Runner Up

Margot Prow GU19s Runner Up

Racketball (Squash57) Tournaments & The Tony Garfield Cup – Squash Closed.
Please enter as may tournaments that you are eligible for, we have the usual categories plus a few new ones OVER 60’s, JUNIORS and our brand new Squash tournament the TONY GARFIELD CUP open to all members.

The closing date to enter is 20th august with draw being made for the 23rd August.
We want to encourage younger players to try racketball so have introduced a junior tournament at the moment it for all ages up to 19 if we get enough interest we will split to u15 and u19.

Matches to the quarter finals must be played by 15th October.
Semi-finals being played on the 16th/17th October.
Finals night will be Saturday 19th October

Please only enter if you are available for the semi-finals and finals night.

Middlesex Junior Closed – 28th & 29th September
Middlesex is one of the top counties for growth thanks in part to our own Vickie Prow! Southgate is proud to help host the Junior closed again this year – please encourage junior members to enter.

Middlesex Junior Closed 2019

Middlesex Junior Closed 2019

World Squash Day – October 12th 2019
World Squash Day returns on Saturday 12 October and we need to pull out the stops to inspire the nation to pick up a racket. Watch this space for what we have planned.

World Squash Day October 12 2019

World Squash Day October 12 2019 … more info

Monday Club Nights @20:00
(£3 members / £5 Non-members)
05/08/2019 Sean
12/08/2019 Neil
19/08/2019 Allister
26/08/2019 Bank Holiday – no club night
02/09/2019 Neil
09/09/2019 David

We are always keen to have more volunteers to run the Monday night club night.

Future Events coming up
See the notice boards for info:
– Summer 101 Racketball
– Friday rounders match

Make sure you get your bonus points by playing all of your games.
The current leagues are 6 weeks over the summer to allow for the holiday season.

Advance squash training on Mondays
Want to improve your technique, beat your nemesis? Come along and be pushed by your peers and the coach.
Fun training for the players who are looking to improve, starts at 1830-2000

Racketball training on Wednesdays
To try and attract more players we are trying a new time 2030-2130
There are players of all abilities playing so please give it a try.
There is also whatsapp group to see what is going on please ask for details on how to join this.

Running club on Wednesdays
The Wednesday evening running club has returned.
Meet at 6:30 Weds evening for a 4-6km run around the local parks.
All abilities welcome. Any questions please contact Allister Prow

Racketball Morning on Thursday mornings 09:30-11:00
Come along for social and fun Racketball. £2 for members and £3.50 for non-members.
Please pop into the office to pay. No booking required.

The Walker Ground Trust
If you love the ground and have some spare time we are looking for more trustees to help oversee the running of the ground for the future.
If you would like to help please make contact with the Chair of the trust – Alan May

Normal Weekly Training Programme
Club training availability for juniors, seniors, squash players and racketball players!

Monday5.30pm – 6.30pmJuniorsLucas
Monday6.30pm – 8pmClub Team Squash trainingLucas
Wednesday8.30pm – 9.30pmRacketball TrainingLucas
Thursday4.30pm – 5.30pmJuniors 7-11yrsJulian
Thursday5.30pm – 6.20pmJuniors 11yrs+, beginnersJulian
Thursday6.25pm – 7.15pmJuniors 11yrs+, intermediateJulian
Thursday7.15pm – 8pmLadies onlyJulian/Margot
Saturday1.15pm – 2pmTots 2-6 yrsJulian
Saturday2pm – 3pmJuniors 7-11yrsJulian
Saturday3pm – 4pmJuniors 11yrs+Julian
Saturday4pm – 5pmJuniors IntermediateJulian

Other Events
Tuesdays @ 20:15 – Quiz (£3 entry)
The quiz returns on 3rd August.

The Bar – hello from Sam and Stefan
The bar have guest ale week coming up this month.
Any questions to the guys please feel free to email them: thewalkerbar@gmail.com

Balls, Grips and Goggles
Behind the bar we now have squash and Squash57 (Racketball) balls for sales along with racket grips, sweatbands and Goggles.

Equipment Prices

Equipment Prices

England Squash Membership
If you have not activated this then you have not got the insurance cover and cannot play in the teams.
Please contact the office for help on this, we will be trying to make contact with those of you who haven’t joined. If you haven’t managed to do this please contact the office.

Protective Glasses.
Must be worn by all juniors under 19 and per UCH eye clinics should be worn by all players.

Committee Membership
If you feel you have something to add to the club and would like to be involved please come forward we can always do with more volunteers!

Club Maintenance
If you ever see anything that needs fixing from a floor board to a light or a clock not working please email: maintenance@thewalkerground.co.uk.
If you see people playing in marking shoes please advise them to stop or point this out to the office.