Squash is a racquet sport played by two (singles) or four players (doubles) in a four-walled court with a small, hollow rubber ball. The players must alternate in striking the ball with their racket and hit the ball onto the playable surfaces of the four walls of the court.


Sports clothes and shoes. Some squash clubs may have racquets and balls for hire. Or you can buy your own.

Seasons / typical registration periods

As squash is an indoor sport it can be played all year round. Typically registrations occur at the beginning of each year.

Approximate participation costs

Participation may vary but costs about $15 per game or $300 a season.

Levels of competition

Squash can be played either as singles or doubles. There is an entry level program designed for women called ‘Hits and Giggles’. There is also Cardio Squash and the Social Squash program which offer a more robust workout.

Squash organisations

Squash Australia Programmes

Squash Australia Court Finder

Squash Australia Hits & Giggles

Squash Victoria

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Similar options

Tennis, badminton, baseball and cricket.