Darien Squash, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the growth and development of squash for young residents of Darien (kindergarten-12th grade).

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Program Details
 
  • Open to Darien Residents in Grades K-5th
  • Season Schedule: November 18, 2019 - March 6, 2020
  • No Practice: November 28-29; December 7; December 23-January 1; January 20; February 17-21
  • Practice Times (choose 1):
    • Tuesdays 6:30-7:30
    • Wednesdays 6:30-7:30
    • Thursdays 6:30-7:30
    • Fridays 6:30-7:30
    • Kindergarten-1st graders: Saturdays 2:00-3:00
  • Practice Location: Ox Ridge Riding and Racquet Club, 512 Middlesex Road, Darien
  • Head Coach: Wick Clothier, Ox Ridge Squash Pro
  • Registration fee: $25. (non-refundable)
  • Program fee: The total cost of the season is shared evenly among players, and includes:
    • Court rental fees
    • Coaching fees
    • 2 Private lessons
    • Uniform shirt

The program is run by Darien Squash, Inc. and is not a school-sponsored group.  All players of all skill levels registered in grades K-5 at public and private schools are invited to join the team.

 
Private Lessons 

 

Included in your team registration fee are 2 private lessons with an Ox Ridge Club (ORC) Squash Pro.  To schedule these lessons, please complete the following information.  An email will automatically be sent to ORC who will then follow-up with you to confirm your lesson times.  Please note that Ox Ridge manages the scheduling of ALL lessons.

Link: http://assn.la/UserForm.asp?RegID=156902&org=dariensquash.com

Password (lowercase): ox

Email   if you have questions.

 
Create a free US Squash account

 

All players are required to have a US Squash Account to participate on this team: https://www.ussquash.com/serve/?program=newaccount

 
Equipment, Uniforms, and Dress Code

 

White tops and white bottoms are required to practice at Ox Ride Club (ORC). Non-marking squash sneakers are required (Please do not wear your squash sneakers outside; always change into street shoes before and after you enter the squash courts). Racquet. Safety goggles.

The official uniform is a white Harrow team shirt and white bottoms.  The team shirt is included with your registration.

Please visit our Team Store to order (closes 11/24) to order spirit wear.
 
 if you are interested in ordering fear the Club's Pro Shop.
 
 
Drop-off and pick-up loop, and parking

 

  1. Enter Ox Ridge Club at 512 Middlesex Rd.
  2. Turn right into the loop around the flag pole (blue arrows)
  3. Drop players at the end of the sidewalk
  4. Players should follow the sidewalk past the Clubhouse (red arrow)
  5. enter the squash area via the last door on the left, squash entrance
  6. Players should drop their bag and change into their squash sneakers outside of the doubles court
  7. Parents are welcome to park in the designated parking area (Please DO NOT pick-up and drop-off in the designated parking area)
  8. Players should ALWAYS enter the Clubhouse through the squash entrance, NOT the members entrance
  9. Parents are welcome to enter the Clubhouse through the squash entrance or members entrance
 
 
Ox Ridge Club Rules, Regulations and Code of Conduct

 

Ox Ridge is a private memebrs club with strict member and guest rules.  Please read and follow club etiquette and rules.

  • All players should enter and exit the Clubhouse through the squash entrance, please do not use the members entrance
  • Please refrain from talking on cell phones in and around the Clubhouse (take calls quietly in the parking lot)
  • Players should plan on leaving the Clubhouse shortly after their practice ends
  • Players should not be roaming around the Clubhouse, and should never go upstairs or into the dining room
  • If players don’t throw away their trash, parent volunteers have to clean-up after them
  • Please refrain from running and screaming in the Clubhouse and around the property
  • For the safety of children, no one under age 11 may be in riding facilities, squash or platform tennis courts or Clubhouse without direct adult supervision
  • For the safety of horses, you should not enter the riding facilities and interact with the horses
  • Please drive slowly when on Ox Ridge Club property, children and horses will be in and around the parking lot
 
Take your squash to the next level at Ox Ridge Club
 
Three Trial Classes
Darien Squash Team players are invited to sample up to 3 classes at ORC, which may include a lesson, clinic, and/or match play.  Please note that non-member rates apply. 
 
 
Individual junior seasonal membership: ~$110 month (no initiation fee) *
Unlimited access to ORC squash courts and squash programs (lessons, clinics, match play).  Member pricing below. 
 

Family seasonal membership: ~$320 month (no initiation fee) **
Unlimited access for you and your family to the squash courts and programs , paddle courts and programs, fitnesss, and dining (opening spring 2020).  Member pricing below. 

 

* Does not include access to fitness, paddle, riding, dining, guests are not allowed

** Does not include access to riding, guests are not allowed