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Batchwood Golf Course & Sports Centre set to host £1 squash sessions

Following its £6.6 million refurbishment earlier this year, Batchwood Golf Course & Sports Centre has launched weekly Sunday squash sessions for just £1. The initiative is part of ‘The Big Hit’ campaign, which aims to raise the profile of squash and racketball among 18 to 35 year-olds across the UK

  • The national English Squash and Racketball association has developed ‘The Big Hit’ campaign to promote the two sports
  • The new Sunday sessions will run at Batchwood Sports Centre every week, and are open to anyone aged 18 years and over
  • In addition, Batchwood Sports Centre is launching squash and racketball leagues
  • You can sign up to take part in the leagues on a noticeboard at the facility
  • The new Batchwood Golf Course & Sports Centre features a range of fantastic facilities and is managed on behalf of St Albans City and District Council by 1Life
  • There is a 48-station gym, a strength and conditioning suite, six indoor tennis courts and a special judo dojo training facility
  • To find out more about the Sunday Sessions, squash and racketball leagues and other activities at the Batchwood Golf Course & Sports Centre, please call 01727 844250 or email
  • For more information about Batchwood Golf Course & Sports Centre visit


Alex Bedford, Contract Manager at Batchwood Golf & Sports Centre, commented:

The squash sessions are just another example of the ways in which we are extending our offering to the local community. Squash is a great sport that can be played for fun, as well as to improve your fitness. We hope that these discounted sessions help to promote the sport in St Albans and reach a new audience who may not have played before.

Councillor Annie Brewster, Portfolio Holder for Sport, Leisure and Heritage at St Albans City and District Council, said:

The £1 Sunday squash sessions provide a fantastic opportunity to play this fast-moving and enjoyable sport. You can also sign up to take part in new squash and racketball leagues that are being set up following the opening of the sports centre. The leagues are a great way of improving your game and meeting new playing partners.


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