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The grassroots squash scene in and around Manchester is thriving and it’s not difficult to see why. Squash is a fantastic way to keep fit and burn calories as it’s an intense workout that tests skill and fitness levels in equal measure. The sport is always played indoors and that means locals in Manchester can book a court throughout the year, whatever the weather. Squash is superb to play with colleagues or friends for single games or if you’re after a regular game, then sign-up to a squash league that are often run internally by the clubs. Viewing galleries make squash a fun sport to watch too. Rackets and squash balls can often be hired at a good number of clubs.
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Salford University has two high quality squash courts which were refurbished in 2016, and both have viewing galleries for spectators. The squash facilities are next-door to the David Lewis Sports Ground, which can be located adjacent to Wallness Lane and by the University of Salford Student’s Union. Salford Crescent and Salford Central are the nearest train stations to this superb squash venue. If trams are more up your street, then The Crescent / Salford Crescent Station is very close too. There is parking available for those squash players travelling by car. Showers and changing rooms means squash enthusiasts can get prepared before or after a game or training session with the team.
Clarendon Leisure Centre has one cracking squash court which is available for booking online using Playfinder. Squash is a great way to keep fit and engage in regular exercise as it’s a high-intensity game usually played for 40 minute sessions. It can be enjoyed as singles or doubles too. This venue is accessible to wheelchair users and there are disabled toilets available. Clarendon Leisure Centre is based on Liverpool Street by Salford Arts Theatre and Clarendon Pharmacy. The sports facility is well connected by the local tram service and the closest station is Liverpool Street / Soderick Avenue. If you’re coming by car, then there is parking available outside the sports venue.
Sugden Sports Centre has a stunning squash court which is available for booking through Playfinder. Squash can be enjoyed as singles and doubles – if you have enough players. There are squash ladders often run internally for any players looking for regular competitive matches. Showers and changing rooms allow for players to get ready before and after squash games. The nearest station to this venue is Oxford Road.
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