Darien Elementary School Squash at Chelsea Piers CT
This fall (2019) we are trying a new program format for beginners in kindergarten-5th grade.
Chelsea Piers CT has created a “closed” Darien elementary school beginners clinic for Darien private and public school residents in grades kindergarten-5th. This program replaces the program initially organized and managed by Darien Squash, Inc.
Rebecca Ashcraft, Director
Tim Hesselsweet, Manager
Kevin Davis, Manager
Katie Van Duyne, Manager
What is a “closed” registration?
Only Darien residents in grades kindergarten-5th grade can register for classes.
What level are the classes?
These are entry-level classes designed to introduce Darien children to squash. This is designed as a “starter” program, and is a good fit for players who still need to learn the basics. More experienced should email
Who will be coaching the kids?
All classes will be led by a qualified squash professional.
What is the student-pro-court ratio?
The student:coach ratio will range between 3:1 and 5:1.
When does the session start?
The fall session begins on September 9, 2019 and ends on November 15, 2019
What time are the classes?
How many classes can I register for?
You can register for 1 or more Chelsea Piers CT classes.
How much does it cost?
The cost per class is $225. ($450 for 2 classes; $675 for 3 classes; $900 for 4 classes).
Will we get shirts?
If you are interested in a Darien Squash tee shirt, managers will collect $40.
Will CPCT pro-rate for late registrations?
Chelsea Piers CT will pro rate for registrations after the program start date, provided the requested section already has 3 participants registered. Chelsea Piers CT will not run a session with less than 3 participants, and every effort will be made to move the participant to another session.
How will CPCT handle makeup classes?
Chelsea Piers CT will allow 1 makeup class per enrolled session/participant. Makeups will need to coordinated with Chelsea Piers CT squash - drop ins and class swaps will not be allowed. Attendance will be taken to confirm eligibility.
Is this a Chelsea Piers CT program?
Yes, this program is officially a Chelsea Piers CT program. Questions and/or feedback relating to the program should be directed to Chelsea Piers CT squash pros and staff. Darien Squash, Inc. is not affiliated with Chelsea Piers CT and its programs. Darien Squash does not endorse, recommend, or favor Chelsea Piers CT over other squash facilities and programs.
Who is in charge of the Chelsea Piers CT program?
Bill Mountford, email@example.com
Gretchen Brooks, firstname.lastname@example.org
Reinhold Hergeth, email@example.com
What is Darien Squash, Inc.’s role?
Darien Squash Youth Team managers will monitor the program. Our role will be to build a relationship with Darien families and players, and support their growth into the middle school team. Darien Managers: Tim Hesselsweet, with Kevin Davis and Katie Van Duyne, firstname.lastname@example.org.