Pontefract Squash Club enjoys an international reputation second to none. Lee Beachill three times British Champion and former World No.1 and James Willstrop, former World Junior No.1 and also achieving the status of Men’s World No.1 in 2012, representing the club at the highest World levels.
Our long list of Adult and Junior players who have represented their county, region or country at international level is a firm indication of the consistent quality that is produced at this club. We have a thriving Ladies section which is comprised of mixed abilities and varying levels of competitiveness but with an equally enthusiastic involvement in the social activities that are arranged
We have a total of 8 squash courts including 5 glass backs with viewing available on every court including our tiered seating area outside courts 1 and 2
Our club caters for members and guests of all ages and abilities so whenever you decide to step into the club you will be sure of a warm friendly greeting and certain to find the level of squash you are seeking.
The club is officially recognised as a Centre of Excellence and one of the few select clubs, which have been granted Gold Charter status by the sports governing body, England Squash. We were awarded the prestigious title of ‘Club of the Year’ in 2016
The Coaching at the club was under the direction of Malcolm Willstrop who is acknowledged as having been one of the Worlds leading coaches. The coaching programme is now in the capable hands of his son and former world number 1 James Willstrop and it caters for all standards and ages and is accepted as one of the best in the country, attracting visiting players from all over the world.
The club is one of only a small number of clubs in the country to have a team in the Premier Squash League (National League). It is well represented in the Yorkshire and Leeds Metro Leagues and has its own internal leagues, so there is plenty of opportunity for competitive squash at all levels as well as the abundance of social squash that is enjoyed by the majority of members.
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