Beginners introduction to squash FAQs

Do I need to bring anything?
A bottle of water and suitable clothing and trainers with non-marking soles.

Do I need to have my own racket?
Yes, please bring a racket with you to the course.

Are there changing facilities at the club?
Yes, we have changing rooms and showers in the squash block.

What is the maximum number of people on the course?
We normally limit the number of participants to 10 per course.

What happens if I can’t make a class?
Unfortunately we are unable to give refunds for classes that you are unable to attend.

Where are the classes held?
The classes are held at Sydenham Tennis Club. The main entrance to the club is in Springfield Road, SE26 6ET. Details of how to find us can be found here.

Can I cancel my course booking?
Yes, you can cancel your booking up to seven days prior to the start of the course. Please contact our Club Manager, Dez Lewington, at

Can I join the course part-way through?
Yes, if there are places available. Please contact our Club Manager, Dez Lewington at or call him on 07398 170 056 to arrange your booking.

Do I have to be a member of the club to join the course?
No, this course is specifically aimed at non-members who would like to learn to play squash.