The Arlen Specter US Squash Center will no longer require a mask while in the facility if proof of vaccination is provided. All individuals are welcome to continue to wear a mask based on personal choice, even if vaccinated. 

Mask use will be required in the Specter Center at all times if proof of vaccination is not provided. Thank you for your cooperation. 

Please share any thoughts you have related to US Squash’s response to COVID-19. Your input remains important to our considerations moving forward. 

COVID-19 Policies & Guidelines

OBJECTIVE To safely and efficiently introduce and extend operations of Arlen Specter US Squash Center facilities and services for its members, community and staff.  

DISCLAIMER The following guidelines are intended to provide the safest environment for all members, guests and employees. Any violation of appropriate physical distancing directives or disregard for these guidelines will be taken very seriously by management and the offending party may be subject to immediate suspension of facility privileges.  

If a member, guest or employee is identified as having tested positive for the virus after having been at the Center, we will follow CDC recommendations, including notifying those who could have been affected, closing the affected area(s) for as long as practical and fully sanitizing those specific areas. More stringent measures and longer closures may be warranted as circumstances and/or guidance mandates.  

The criteria to open the facility are based on Federal, State and City guidelines established to practice safe social distancing, proper hygiene and sanitizing. Furthermore, the Center follows guidance on best practices from US Squash, medical authorities and other local clubs. The protocols outlined below are subject to modification based on specific Federal, State, or Local guidelines/parameters.  

Members and guests of members (one) are granted limited access during their reservation time that can be revoked at any time for any reason as we deem fit until further notice. Guests of members will only be permitted to use the facility, provided that they have filled out all documentation, and abide by all guidelines and rules. Parent(s) of minors are allowed to enter the facility to check in their dependent, and must provide adequate vaccination information to be unmasked and stay in the facility during their dependent’s court time. All players and guests must leave within 10 minutes of the end of their court reservation.  

HOURS OF OPERATION

Starting July 6th, 2021

Monday – Friday, 6:30am to 10:00pm
Weekends, 6:30am to 8:00pm

*Hours of operation may change seasonally and/or due to tournament and event schedules.

RESTROOM/LOCKER ROOM ACCESS

  • Restrooms and family changing rooms are available and abide by all applicable facility rules. 
  • There will be no Locker Room access until further notice. 

ENTRY & EXIT

  • Both member and guest are required to complete an individual waiver that is emailed at the time of a court reservation. 
  • Upon arrival at the Center players must check in with QRL code that will grant quick access. If you have not received this code, you will be required to  to check-in and sign waiver forms before entry will be permitted.    
  • Masks are required to be worn over the mouth and nose upon if unvaccinated while in the Center. 
  • Proper social distancing measures are required at all times – minimum of six feet. 
  • Loitering is strictly prohibited.   
  • Until further notice, only members and guests with a court reservation will be permitted access to the facility, and both must exit the Center within 10 minutes of the end of their court reservation.  

SQUASH COURTS / ATHLETIC FACILITIES

Members and Community Participants are required to make court reservations.  15-minute interval has been included on the current court reservation schedule so that courts can be ventilated and cleaned before the next players arrive. Please make sure that once your court reservation time comes to an end that you take your belongings and exit the building as promptly as possible. We would like to keep the occupancy level at a minimum capacity to allow for safe distancing and optimal cleaning to avoid the spread of Covid-19. 

Squash Singles 

  • Reservations on Club Locker required. (45min session)   
  • Masks are required on court if unvaccinated or under the age of 13.    

Doubles Squash  

  • Reservations on Club Locker required. (1hr sessions)
  • Masks are required on court if unvaccinated or under the age of 13.    

Pro-Shop  

  • Scheduled to open in September 2021