Empty retail spaces across the UK are being converted into temporary squash courts. The report, featured on the US SQUASH website, reflects the worldwide effort, called BACK THE BID, which has the goal of making squash an Olympic sport.
The “pop-up” squash court is part of a campaign being launched this week in the UK, called the Big Hit. It will offer shoppers a chance to try their hand at squash and racket ball with a qualified coach giving free lessons.
About US SQUASH: U.S. SQUASH owns and operates tournaments including the U.S. Open and North American Open. As the national governing body for squash in the United States, U.S. SQUASH is a not-for-profit membership organization which manages all tournaments, leagues and official rankings; organizes U.S. Squash Championships; selects, trains and manages U.S. National teams competing internationally; and drives grassroots and junior development. U.S. SQUASH’s mission is to enhance the health and wellbeing of the United States community by increasing participation of squash, building awareness of the sport, and enriching the experience for players.
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