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

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 Darien High School Squash (DHS) has Varsity and Junior Varsity teams.  We have a boys team and a girls team.  We practice and hold our matches the Ox Ridge Club in Darien.  We will play matches against local public and private schools, and we are a member of the FairWest Public School Squash Association (FWPSSA).  That FairWest Conference Cup are held at the beginning of February for both V and JV squads.

The top nine Varsity players on the boys and and the top nine Varsity players on the girls teams will also play at US High School Championships "Nationals" in February.  

All players must have, or create, a free account with US Squash.  

Boys Practice Schedule

  • The season begins on November 29 and ends on February 19, 2022, with the exception of Nationals for our varsity players, which takes place February 25-27, 2022
  • Practices*: begin week of Dec. 6-  Tuesdays 3-5pm and Fridays from 2:45-4:15pm
  • Challenge Matches and/or Match Play: Saturdays at 4:00pm
  • Promptness and attendance are mandatory, with the exception of illness, family emergency or participation in a US Squash tournament.  
  • Due to a bus driver shortage, there is no dedicated shuttle for squash this year. Instead, all squash students may take the regular bus #24 from DHS at the regular bus departure time. This bus will stop at the Ox Ridge Club. Pick up at the end of practice (5pm) is at the Ox Ridge Club.Riding the bus is optional.  Players are allowed to drive to and from practice, but are not allowed to drive teammates or friends, passengers can only include siblings.  To drive to/from practice you need to complete a permission slip through DHS AD.

Girls Practice Schedule

  • The season begins on November 29 and ends on February 19, 2022, with the exception of Nationals for our varsity players which takes place February 25-27, 2022
  • Practices*: Begin week of Dec. 6- Mondays and Wednesdays from 3-5pm 
  • Challenge Matches and/or Match Play: Sundays at 4:00pm
  •  Promptness and attendance are mandatory, with the exception of illness, family emergency or participation in a US Squash tournament. 
  • Due to a bus driver shortage, there is no dedicated shuttle for squash this year. Instead, all squash students may take the regular bus #24 from DHS at the regular bus departure time. This bus will stop at the Ox Ridge Club. Pick up at the end of tryouts (5pm) is at the Ox Ridge Club.Riding the bus is optional.  Players are allowed to drive to and from practice, but are not allowed to drive teammates or friends, passengers can only include siblings.  To drive to/from practice you need to complete a permission slip through DHS AD.

Match Schedule (as of 2/4/2022)

*Please note that schedule is subject to change. Please check frequently for updates. 

Bus transportation will be provided for some matches, but not all. Due to Covid, some venues may not allow spectators. In addition, some venues require that all players be vaccinated. Please check back for information re Covid policies for each venue. 

 

BOYS VARSITY:   
Monday December 6 @ 8pm : Greenwich @ Ox Ridge

Wednesday, December 15 @ 7:45pm vs. New Canaan @ MSquash Sono
Thursday December 16 bus from DHS- 4pm start time: Greens Farms @ GFA(all four teams)
Thursday, 1/13 @ 7:45pm vs. Bronxville V @ Ox Ridge Club (updated on 1/10/22)

Thursday, January 27@ 8pm: Rye @ Lifetime. Proof of vaccination required to enter building. - (updated 1/5)
Saturday January 29 CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER- Delbarton @ Ox Ridge

Sunday January 30 @ 1pm vs Squash Haven @ New Haven Lawn Club(both girls and boys Varsity) *Players wil take bus that will leave DHS Athletic Loop at 11:15 am and will return lpayers to DHS after matches. No spectators allowed. 

Tuesday,  Feb 1 @ 7:45pm: Scarsdale @ Ox Ridge (updated 1/18)
Saturday, Feb 5 @9:45 am- StreetSquash CANCELED
Monday Feb 7 @ 7:30: Westport at Intensity

Tuesday, Feb 8 vs. CANCELED Brunswick @ Brunswick.

Nationals- Feb 25-27 * Potential late afternoon/early evening departure to Philadelphia on 2/24. Please see "Nationals" tab for details.


BOYS JV: 
Thursday December 2 @  8pm: Greenwich @ Ox Ridge 
Thursday, December 9 @ 8pm: Briarcliff @ M-Squash Portchester (updated 11/30/21)

Monday, December 13 @ 8pm:  NC @ M-Squash SONO
Thursday December 16. Bus from DHS- 4pm start time: Greens Farms @ GFA(all four teams)
Saturday January 8: Bronxville and Street Squash @ Street Squash facility(Harlem)- 11:00am

Monday January 10, 7:45pm: Rye @ Ox Ridge (updated 1/5)
Wednesday, January 26 @ 7:30pm:  Fairfield @ Intensity

Saturday January 29 CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER Delbarton @ Ox Ridge (updated 1/24)
Monday January 31 @ 7:45pm: Westport @ Ox Ridge

Saturday, Feb 5 @9:45 am- StreetSquash CANCELED

Tuesday, Feb 8 vs. CANCELED Brunswick @ Brunswick. 

 

GIRLS Darien V:
Wednesday 12/8 v Bronxville @ Chelsea Piers @ 7:30pm
Tuesday 12/14 v New Canaan V @ CP @7:30pm
Thursday 12/16 vs Greens Farms @ GFA 4:00 (all teams)

Thursday 1/27 v Rye 1 @ Ox Ridge @ 7:45- (Updated on 1/5)
Sunday, 1/30 vs. Squash Haven @ NH Lawn Club @ 1pm(girls and boys varsity) * bus to be provdied

Thursday, 2/10 v Westport @ Ox Ridge @ 7:45pm

Nationals- Feb 25-27 * Potential late afternoon/early evening departure to Philadelphia on 2/24. Please see "Nationals" tab for details.

GIRLS: Darien JV:
Thursday 12/2 v Rye Blk @ MSquash Portchester @ 8:00pm
Friday,  12/10 v Westport JV @ Msquash Sono @ 8:00pm (updated on 12/5)
Thursday 12/16 vs Greens Farms @ GFA 4:00 (all teams)
TBD-  vs. New Canaan JV @ Ox Ridge 
Thursday 2/3 v Greenwich @Ox Ridge @ 7:45pm

Tuesday, 2/8 vs. Rye 2@ MSquash Sono @8:00pm (updated 1/19/22)
Wednesday, Feb 9 v RyeRd @ MSquash Sono @ 8:00p (updated on 12/5)