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
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 Ph.D. Coach Masland has a significant squash background, having
coached at the well regarded Berwyn Club in Philadelphia, as head men’s coach at the
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 head coach of The Heights Squash team, now in its fifteenth year
as a varsity sport.
- June 10th – 14th
- July 8th – 12th
- July 15th – 19th
- Aug 12th – 16th
Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Ages: 10 – 18
Fees: $450.00 ($350.00 for returning Squash team members)
Staff: James Kolakowski and Jim Masland
Notes: Daily dress should be comfortable athletic clothes and non-marking sports 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.