Youth Racquet Sport Programs

Squash Winter 2021 programs are now open for registration


Handball + Racquetball programs are not being offered at this time


Area outside of Active Living

Tips for visiting Active Living

Masks must be worn in common areas of UCalgary. Read the mask policy here.   Change rooms and locker rooms are not available. Exceptions are made for Aquatic Centre programs that may access the change rooms (showers are closed). Drop-in opportunities are not available.  Bring your own water bottle – while you can fill your bottle, water fountains are not available. When you register for a program, we will supply you with new safety guidelines. Please review them carefully prior to your visit. 


For beginners to advanced players

Kids and youth programs come with free parking included during the time of the sessions. 

Everyone is welcome at the UCalgary Racquet Centre. Whether you've been playing for years or just picked up a racquet, benefit from the instruction of a head pro with experience coaching nationally ranked players.

Don't forget about our summer selection of multi-racquet camps. 

Boy in a racquet sport lesson at UCalgary
Kids ready to play squash

Junior Squash

All equipment (eyewear, ball, racquet) is provided to the players

Junior Squash | Ages 6-10

This course will introduce young players to the game of squash. Kids will develop hand-eye coordination, strength and body awareness through fun squash games and activities.

Register for Junior Squash

Junior Squash | Ages 9-12

Kids will develop hand-eye coordination, strength and body awareness through fun squash games and activities. This course is for kids new to squash as well as those who have some experience and are aspiring to improve their game.

Register for Junior Squash

Junior Squash | Ages 12-17

Non-Competitive! These classes are for teens who wants to meet new friends in a fun and social setting. All levels are welcomed; brand-new to game or a few years of fun playing experience.

Register for Junior Squash Teen Club

Junior Squash - Competitive

These classes are geared for players aspiring to compete at a high level. Players will develop all aspects of their game and will be given a high level of instruction during complex drills and match play. Players in the competitive program are encouraged to compete at local tournaments.

Register for Junior Squash - Competitive

Assistant head squash pro Peter Trafford

Peter Trafford

Meet our squash head pro, Peter Trafford

UCalgary Racquet Centre Assistant Pro since 2018, Head Pro 2021

  • Certified Level 1 Squash Coach
  • Increased UC Racquet Centre Junior & Adult Program to 300+ players
  • UCalgary Racquet Centre Summer Camps Head Pro
  • Mentorship under Colin Whitney