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Squash is one of the best sports to play to keep fit considering that it is possible to burn over 700 calories in 1 hour of play. Squash courts in London allow you to play a game with friends or if you very serious in competing, some of the clubs also offer leagues. They are all equipped with changing rooms, parking areas, and are all pay as you play facilities. We take a look at five of the many squash clubs in London.
A multi-sport facility, Balham Leisure Centre gives players the option to hire squash racquets and a ball when they arrive at the centre, so you really can be spontaneous and just turn up and start playing. There's an internal league at the venue if you're feeling extra competitive, and you'll find changing rooms onsite if you're heading to your game right after work.
Tooting Leisure Centre in South London, offers high quality courts at a reasonable price just a short walk from Tooting Broadway tube station. The addition of a sauna gives players the option of a very relaxing way to wind down after your game.
Finsbury Leisure Centre in Central London is home to some great sports facilities, including fantastic squash courts. There's an internal league at the centre if you'd like to get competitive, along with pay and display parking and changing rooms to make you right at home. If you'd rather travel by public transport, Old Street rail station is nearby.
The squash courts at this venue are available to hire on a pay as you play basis. The nearest station is St James Street, but you're welcome to take advantage of the parking available at the facility. There are changing rooms at the venue which will allow you to prepare for your game in comfort.
Within easy reach of multiple West London Underground stations, the Hammersmith Fitness and Squash centre offers excellent 40 minute sessions. With the addition of both internal and external leagues the club is perfect for the type of player who wants to get competitive. There's also pay and display parking if you'd rather drive to the venue.
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