In the neighborhood, for the neighborhood

Community Squash at the Specter Center

At the core of everything we do at the Arlen Specter US Squash Center is the community squash model. We invite all individuals and families to improve their health and well-being through squash, regardless of their background or experience in the sport.

What this looks like

Public Clinics

Regular no-cost clinics to expand access and introduce the sport to new players and families


Free and reduced-cost memberships to ensure all interested residents are able to enjoy the facility

School Squash

Creation of new middle and high school teams from our surrounding neighborhoods

SquashSmarts Core Programs

Expansion of the intensive out-of-school time squash and education program that has served Philadelphia’s students for 20 years

Integrated programs

Removing barriers to unite our current and future community through sport

Community Fund

100% of donations to the Specter Center Community Fund directly support free and reduced-cost memberships and program enrollments

bringing together dozens of mission-aligned facilities nationwide