Summer Doubles House League

The 2022 edition of the Summer Doubles House League saw a total of 11 teams competing throughout the summer months.

The league wrapped up play on September 8th with the championship & consolation matches for both Div 2 & Div 3.

Division 2

Congratulations to Roger & Kitt (subbing for Sara-Jane) who outlasted Juan & Devon in a hard fought match, 3/2 for the Div 2 championship.

Devon, Juan, Roger, Kitt – Div 2 championship match

In the consolation match, Jim & Shan defeated Nav (subbing for Aymen) & Roger (subbing for Kitt), 3/1 for 3rd place.

Division 3

Congratulations to Peter Z & Assad who defeated Dayan & Sorin 3/0 to capture the Div 3 championship.

Sorin, Dayan, Peter, Assad – Div 3 championship match

Terry K & Jackie took 3rd place in the consolation match with a 3/0 victory over John K & Sal (subbing for Caryn K).

Terry K, Jackie, John K, Sal (not pictured) – Div 3 consolation match

Afterwards the players gathered at Sabina’s for some food & drink to celebrate the season.

Thanks goes out to all the house league players for a great season. And a special shoutout & thanks goes out to Aymen & Jim D for organizing & running this league & keeping doubles house league squash going during the hazy days of summer. Looking forward to next summer’s edition.

Here are some more pictures that capture some of Thursday’s squash action. Thanks to Jackie F & Terry K for providing these!

Mark Your Calendars

The 2022-2023 Pickering Squash Club Season is coming soon. The following are just a few of the events to plan for.

PLEASE NOTE: The Season Kick Off Fun Tournament and AGM previously scheduled for September 24th has been postponed. Stay tuned for a new rescheduled date to be announced.

  • Tuesday September 13th 5 PM to 7 PM
    • Junior Clinics start
  • Week of September 19th
    • House Leagues, both singles and doubles will kick off this week.
    • Singles House League September 19th
    • Doubles Division 1 (Advanced) House League September 19th
    • Doubles Division 2 (Intermediate) House League September 20th
    • Doubles Division 3 (Novice) House League September 21st
    • Sign-up sheets are posted by the courts
  • October 14th to 16th
    • Harvest Hit Doubles Tournament

Don’t forget, you have to be a fully paid up member of the Pickering Squash Club and the Chestnut Hills Development Recreation Complex to take part in PSC House Leagues and Club organized events.

You can get the 2022-2023 PSC Membership Form Here.

The Club Is Back In Full Swing

As of Tuesday March 1st, capacity restrictions have been lifted and the Squash Club can resume regular programming. Masks are still required when you are not actually playing squash. Social distancing is highly recommended and you should be fully vaccinated to participate in club activities and events. Club facility renovations are nearing completion and we should have access to the locker rooms R.S.N. (Real Soon Now!)

As of February 28th, the House Leagues (both Singles and Doubles) for the Winter/Spring Season have started. Singles House League is running on Monday evenings. Doubles House Leagues are running Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.

Inter-Club Singles Squash Leagues have started. You can find info regarding the Toronto & District Men’s Squash League HERE. You can find information about the Toronto & District Women’s Squash League HERE.

Our Women’s “A” Team and Women’s “B” Team have started the season quite well. Check out the Womens T&D Standings HERE.

The Men’s teams are also doing well.
The Men’s T&D Division 3 Standings are HERE.
The Men’s T&D Division 4 Standings are HERE.

Watch the website for information on upcoming events at the Club. The Executive is hard at work planning a great Winter and Spring Season on the courts.

For further information on activities at the club, drop an e-mail to :
Membership (at) PickeringSquash.com .

Doubles House League News

The Doubles House Leagues have completed their schedule. Congratulations to the First Place Finalists:
For the Tuesday League – Ricky D’Souza. and Steve Macinnis.
For the Thursday League – Alison Le Ber. and Wayne Pye.

They are now going to the Semi-Final Round.

CLICK HERE to see the complete results sheet and the line-up for the Semi-Finals on December 7th and 9th.

2020 Lee Hanebury Memorial Tournament

For further information go to :
https://www.squashontario.com/tournaments-editor/2020/1/31/lee-hanebury-memorial-tournament

A note from Nicole:
Hi Everyone,

I would like to invite you all to participate in the Pickering Squash Club’s annual Lee Hanebury Memorial Tournament on the weekend of Jan. 31-Feb. 2, 2020.  This is a tournament weekend you do not want to miss!  Tournament events include Men’s and Women’s singles events levels A-E (This means everyone at every level can play), as well as Doubles Men’s and Women’s B and C draws.  Women may play both singles and doubles (only required to pay one entry fee) but due to limited court time and larger men’s draws, men may only play one event.  Your entry fee includes a great tournament souvenir, licensed bar, Saturday breakfast and lunch, Saturday night doubles Calcutta followed by a social night at our local restaurant and lots of squash.  You must register on the Squash Ontario website at: https://www.squashontario.com/tournaments-editor/2020/1/31/lee-hanebury-memorial-tournament
The sign up deadline is Sunday Jan. 26th but please sign up early to avoid disappointment as some draws may fill up fast!  I have attached the tournament page with all additional information.  Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or concerns. 

I hope to see you at the tourney!

Nicole 

DIV3 Doubles House League – Finals Results

Congratulations to Assad and Nav who came out on top in a closely contested match against Viru and Joan. (15/14, 10/15, 15/14, 14/15, 15/8) As you can see by the scores it was a very exciting and close match. Viru and Joan have held the championship for many seasons.

Nav, Viru, Joan and Assad.

In the battle for Third and Fourth, Suz and Ron (with the assistance of Louie subbing for Suz) came out on top over John and Adam. (15/13, 15/12, 14/15, 15/14)

Louie, Ron, John and Adam.

For Fifth and Sixth Winston and Carol (with help from Deb subbing for Carol) took the Fifth spot over Heather and Linda. (15/10, 15/11, 15/8)

Carol, Winston, Heather, Deb and Linda.

And finally for Seventh and Eighth, Zora and David with triumphant over Darrell and Bruce. (15/14, 15/8, 15/8)

Zora, David, Bruce and Darrell.

They were great matches on all courts and everyone is looking forward to the Winter season that starts January 6th, 7th and 8th of 2020. Be sure to sign-up on the board behind the courts or drop a line to the Doubles Coordinator.