Welcome to the Darien Squash Spring Season! It’s important that you read through the following information carefully so that you can get the most out of this season. Please always feel free to email us if you have any questions, thanks.
Season Schedule: March 9, 2020 - May 24, 2020
No practice: April 6-12 (Spring Break)
Location: Ox Ridge Hunt Club, 512 Middlesex Road, Darien
(2) 45-Minute Private Lessons
Included in your team registration fee are (2) 45-minute private lessons with a Ox Ridge squash pro. Pros are assigned at the sole discretion of Ox Ridge Hunt Club.
To schedule these lessons:
Subject line: Request: Schedule Darien Spring Team Squash Lessons
An email will automatically be sent to Ox Ridge Hunt Club who will then follow-up with you in 2-6 weeks to confirm your lesson times.
Squash Safety goggles
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.
Solid white tops and solid white bottoms are required to practice at Ox Ride Hunt Club. Shoes and socks can have color. You can purchase white apparel anyplace, including at in the Ox Ridge Hunt Pro Shop, and at Gut Reaction in the Goodwives Plaza.
The official uniform is a white team shirt with solid white bottoms.
Included in your registration is 1 Darien Squash uniform shirt. You will only receive a shirt if you complete the online form, and specify your size and name, before March 15*. You will not get a shirt if you miss this date.
Online Store Deadline: Sunday March 15th, 2020 (11:59pm CDT)
* On March 16th there will be a different store where you can order merchandise, including extra uniform shirts.
Entering the Clubhouse
Unlike previous seasons, players are asked to enter and exit the Ox Ridge clubhouse through the main entrance which is closer to the stables. Players should continue to drop their equipment and change into their sneakers outside of the doubles courts. Again, please do NOT use the door next to the paddle court to enter or exit the clubhouse.
Ox Ridge Hunt Club Rules, Regulations and Conduct
Ox Ridge Hunt Club is a private members club with strict member and guest rules. Please read and follow club etiquette and rules.
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
No eating in the squash area, please clean-up after yourself
Please refrain from running and screaming in the Clubhouse and around the property
No one under age 16 may in the fitness center
For the safety of horses, no one should enter the riding facilities and interact with the horses
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
Please drive slowly when on Ox Ridge Club property, children and horses will be in and around the parking lot
The $25 Registration Fee is non-refundable. Full Refund of the program fee will be given for program withdrawals requested before March 1, 2020. After March 1, 2020, NO REFUNDS, NO EXCEPTIONS. We do not prorate late registrations. The total cost of the season is shared evenly among players, which is why we cannot prorate or offer refunds.
Darien Squash reserves the right to cancel sessions due to less than minimum registration. Cancellation decisions will be made before the start of a season, and Darien Squash will issue a full refund or credit to those registered for the cancelled session. If a class is cancelled due to weather conditions or Ox Ridge Club closing, Darien Squash will reschedule the group class for later date in the season.
Program participants register for classes on specific dates and times. Unless Darien Squash cancels a class, and provides for a makeup, attendance in scheduled classes is the responsibility of the participant. We cannot provide makeup classes or allow the participant to attend a different class.
Email is our primary means of communication.
We keep the dariensquash.com current with the most up-to-date information, so please check it regularly
If you have questions, please email the following people: