Squash Club Rules

Court Bookings

Squash courts can be booked at Squash Net.

The latest official guideance can be found here at England Squash and should take precedence over any guidelines reproduced below.

  • There should be no more than two players on court at one time unless within a coach led/supervised session, where up to four players are allowed on court
  • No doubles allowed, even within squash bubbles
  • Hand, ball, and touch point hygiene should be maintained before, during and after playing
  • Implement a regime of sanitising balls regularly
  • Only one player/coach to touch the court door
  • Players must not touch the court walls
  • Social distancing between players off court, and where possible on court
  • Social distancing between coach and members at all times
  • England Squash strongly recommends wearing protective eyewear at all times during play
  • Where contact has been made, utilise provided clean wipes to clean the affected areas
  • The observation area is off-limits (except for coaches)
  • No entry to the squash building if you are not playing squash
  • Excess gear such as squash bags should be kept out of any common area (i.e. should be kept on court)
  • Players are to enter the squash building no more than 5 minutes before their match time
  • Players are to leave the building as soon as reasonable after finishing play
  • Please use the hand washing facilities in the common area when leaving and entering the court
  • Additional club facilities such as bar and change room are currently closed (players should expect to change at home both before and after play)
  • The club bathroom is still available, but please keep social distance of at least 2 meters where possible
  • Please only have one player at a time walking down the entrance walkway
  • Face coverings should not be utilised on-court as per governmental guidelines (All forms of face coverings may restrict breathing efficiency and should not be used during exercise except on specific advice from a physician)

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Members

  • Members are only allowed on court in shoes which have not been worn out of doors, which do not have black soles and which are of a construction that will not damage the court floor.
  • The squash courts should be kept clean with rubbish placed in the bins provided and clothing/racquets/balls or other equipment taken with the member when leaving the premises.

Guests

Brondesbury is welcome of guests trying out the club, however, the following rules apply:

  • Guests are entitled to play only with an existing member.
  • There is no fee for a guest to play against a member of the club.
  • Guests are entitled to only four games per year. To play more often the player must join the club.
  • The booking member should provide the email address of the guest player when booking a court.

Exceptions for guests:

  • Guests invited to the club for an open event will not be required to join. For example, an open squash tournament or an open day.
  • Any team members playing a Middlesex league club night will not be required to join.
  • Guests invited to fill a spot in the Brondesbury middlesex league teams will not be required to join the club - however, preference should be placed on existing members.

Juniors

  • Players under the age of 19, whether members or guests, must wear appropriate eye protection when playing.

Cancellation Policy

It is your responsibility to cancel a court should and the following rules apply:

  • If you cancel a court within 48 hours you get a full refund.
  • If you cancel a court 24-48 hours you get a 50% refund.
  • if you cancel a court with less than 24 hours to spare you get a 20% refund.
  • In the case of a booking system or lighting failure you will be entitled to a refund, please contact us at squash@brondesburysc.co.uk to arrange.