For the first time, The Heights is offering squash as a summer sport! Squash is one of the most dynamic and fastest growing sports in the US – and it is exploding at the junior level. Named by Forbes magazine as the US top ranked healthiest sport, squash provides a great cardio workout as well as the ideal basis for training in other sports. Squash is a fun activity that the whole family can participate in, and allows one to play for their entire lifetime. The Heights Summer Squash program caters to all levels of ability, and includes technical, physical, and mental training components. Sportsmanship and gentlemanly play also form a critical part of The Heights squash program. The Heights Summer Squash Program will operate in coordination with the Chevy Chase Squash Club and the experience of Coach Jim Masland. Coach Masland is a former squash pro, a Harvard graduate and PhD. Coach Masland has a significant squash background, having coached at the well regarded Berwyn Club in Philadelphia, as head men’s coach at the University of Pennsylvania, and more recently at George Washington University. Jim played professional squash in the early 1990s, and maintains a 6.0 rating making him one of the top players in the region. James Kolakowski is the the head coach of The Heights Squash team, now in its fifteenth year as a varsity sport. Dates: June 11 July 9 July 16 Aug 13 Hours: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm (dropoff and pickup at The Heights, squash play at Chevy Chase Squash Club) Ages: 10-18 (sessions will cater to age level and ability) Notes: Daily dress should be comfortable athletic clothes and non marking sport shoes. Campers should bring a drink and a lunch from home. The cost of this camp includes all physical training at The Heights, court and training fees at the Chevy Chase Squash Club, and transportation to and from the Club to The Heights.