Benefits of Playing Squash

Did You Know?!

Voted by Forbes Magazine as the world’s healthiest sport across a broad range of criteria, squash is a fun, fast and exciting sport that is easy to learn and can be played all year-round - no matter your age, skill level or gender. Research has shown that playing an equivalent of 30 minutes of squash can burn 517 calories. Playing squash has also been proven to help you live longer. This means squash is the perfect sport to provide lifelong total well-being - no matter if you are five, thirty five or sixty five.

The Direct Benefits of Playing Squash

Playing squash is the perfect way to meet the New Zealand Physical Activity Guidelines and also receive the following health results:

  • Develops agility

  • Sharpens hand-eye coordination

  • Compels flexibility

  • Pinpoints concentration

  • Imposes strength and fitness

  • Boosts heart and lung health

  • Coaches social skills

  • Improves self-confidence

  • Ensures mental well-being

  • Alleviates stress

Where to from here?

If you are keen to give squash a go now Drop Us A Line in the form below and our Membership Manager will arrange a time to meet with you at the Christchurch Squash Club.

Drop us a line!

Thanks to our Club Sponsors


Christchurch Squash Club

50 Colombo St, Cashmere


Ph: 027 5317012

Club Manager - Paul Growcott

027 531 7012

President - Bruce McEachen

021 374 300

Treasurer - Ed Post

021 337 231

Secretary - David Williams

022 051 7923

Head Coach & Juniors - Tim McVie

027 688 0574

Womens Club Captain - Eleanor Becker
021 860 062

Mens Club Captain - Nick Greene

021 996 074