On Friday, February 24th the refurbished courts in Westport Squash club were officially opened by local TD and former Minister for Sport, Michael Ring. At a ceremony to mark the opening, club members as well as local councillors and dignitaries were present to celebrate the magnificent new facilities and superb new courts.
Since the courts were refurbished overall membership has nearly doubled, junior membership has doubled and female membership has quadrupled. There are now over 100 male, 60 female members and 45 juniors. There is also a TY project on-going with 12 girls from the Sacred Heart College. The club has also welcomed up to 15 Ukrainians over the past few months.
Everyone in Westport Squash Club can be so proud of their achievement in bringing the courts up to a world class standard.
Present at the opening were Michael Ring TD, Councillor Neil Cruise of Leader, Sabina Trench, CEO South West Development, Jens Hellberg, Chair of Westport Squash Club, Gerry Galvin, Paul Nugent COO Irish Squash and Rosie Barry, President Irish Squash.