Toy Drive a Great Success

The 2018 TOY DRIVE AND FUN TOURNAMENT was a great success and a great time was had by all.   What is more, a great many children will have a Happy Christmas due to the generosity of our members.   Here is a picture of the group. 

2018 Toy Drive Fun Tournament Participants.

Thank you to all that participated.     Thank you to Ron Del for the great Pics.  Click HERE for More pics.    And a special thanks to Nicole Pirko for organizing and to Steve and Fred Dizig for delivering the Toys to the Durham Children’s Aid Society.   They were thrilled with the contribution.

Steve delivered the toys on Wednesday to The Durham Children’s Aid

Christmas Toy Drive Fun Tournament Dec 10th

Hi Everyone,

The holiday season is almost here and I would like to invite everyone to join us for our annual holiday “toy drive” fun night.  The night will include both doubles and singles squash round robin fun games for all levels of players (the more the merrier)!  I ask that everyone bring an unwrapped toy to donate to a local charity (Durham Children’s Aid) to help support families in need of buying gifts for their children this season.  The evening will finish off at Sabina’s restaurant for some drinks and food for those of you who would like to join us!  Here are the details:
 
Date: Monday Dec. 10th
(both doubles and singles house leagues are done)
Time: 6:00 sharp 
What to bring: an unwrapped children’s toy
 
Please feel free to respond to me and let me know if you would prefer to play doubles or singles or sign up on the boards in either the singles or doubles court area to participate in this fun, social event.  Looking forward to playing some “fun” squash and helping to put smiles on some children’s faces this holiday season!
 
Nicole
Below Pictured is the 2017 Toy Drive Donations.  Let’s see if we can beat out last year’s generosity.

Pickering Wins 3 Gold Medals!

Report from Nicole Pirko – Pickering Squash Professional

3 of Pickering’s top junior players take home gold medals in the Grand Prix Silver Tournament!

Pickering was well represented at this weekends Grand Prix Silver #3 tournament at Parkview Athletic Club.   A very special congratulations to Ranya Malik, Rayn Malik and Raamis Malik who all took home gold medals by winning their respective age group title. I was extremely proud of all our juniors who participated this weekend not only for their hard work and dedication on the court but most importantly for their positive attitude and sportsmanship throughout the entire tournament.
Great job!

2018 Harvest Hit a Success – See the Results

Notes on the Harvest Hit from Nicole

We had yet another successful Harvest Hit doubles squash tournament at the Pickering Squash Club this past weekend with over 35 teams from all over the GTA.  Players with a wide range of experience from “professional” to “first time doubles tournament player” all running around the doubles court chasing that little blue ball yelling “mine”, “yours”…
Every player that participated agrees how much fun this sport is and they are already securing a partner and marking off the next event on their calendars.
Congratulations to all the participates and thanks to all the fans that came out to cheer on their favourite team!
Women’s B Winners – Vanessa Steinwall and Nicole Pirko
Women’s B Finalists – Celine Metraux and Laurie Krol
Men’s B Winners – Steve Dizig and Sameer Vadera
Men’s B Finalists – Jack Hoogstraten and Eric Dunn
Women’s C Winners – Sara-Jane Cresswell and Hazel Kenny Wilson
Women’s C Finalists – Alison Le Ber and Lynsey Yates
Men’s C Winners – Rick D’Souza and Fred Dizig
Men’s C Finalists – Jonathan Puddy and Noor Zubair
For more Pictures go to:  2018 Harvest Hit Pictures

Harvest Hit Doubles Tournament

Congratulations to the Winners

The Harvest Hit Doubles Tournament  event  was a great success again this year at the Pickering Squash Club.  Nicole ran a great tournament with the help of many Pickering Squash Club members who gave their time over the weekend.

To See the results Click:  Squash Ontario Harvest Hit Tournament

We look forward to seeing everyone again at our next big event,
The Lee Hanebury Memorial Tournament January 2019.

Fall Doubles House League Starts Week Of Oct 1st

Doubles House League
Fall 2018 Doubles House League

The Fall doubles House League will commence on Monday October 1st with Division 2 followed on Tuesday October 2nd with Division 1 and Wednesday October 3rd with Division 3.

Here are the schedules:

DIV1 Schedule – Playing Tuesdays

DIV2 Schedule – Playing Mondays

DIV3 Schedule – Playing Wednesdays

Doubles House League Results – Updated Weekly

See you on the Courts
PSC Doubles Coordinator

Time To Renew Your Membership

The new Pickering Squash Club Year is now upon us and it is time to renew your membership.   Please CLICK HERE to download the 2018-2019 PSC Membership Form.

This year you have a new option to pay your fee by E-transfer.  The information on how to do it can be found in the Membership Form.

You can also pay by cheque to any Pickering Squash Club Executive.   There is a wonderful opportunity to do this at the Kickoff Fun Night and AGM on Tuesday September 18th starting at 6:30 pm.  Come out and have some fun on both the Singles and Doubles courts.

THE PSC EXECUTIVE