The Arlen Specter US Squash Center requires proof of vaccination for entry to the facility. Everyone entering the Specter Center must wear a mask. Masks will also be mandatory for any member or guest participating in a lesson, clinic, or on-court Specter Center hosted program. Masks will not be required for members and guests while on-court for their individually scheduled matches.

We also ask that if you have participated in a Specter Center program, such as a private lesson, clinic, or round robin, and have tested positive for Covid that you please email membership@spectercenter.org in an effort to assist us with contact tracing

Proof of vaccination may be submitted here.

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 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. 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 remain in the facility during their dependent’s court time.   

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend that individuals should stay home if feel unwell or are experiencing flu-like symptoms such as:

  • A fever 100.4 degrees or higher
  • Cough or shortness of breath
  • Chills and/or muscle pain
  • Sore Throat
  • Loss of taste or Smell

If you have tested positive for Covid, please do not come to the center until you have been declared as Covid free by a physician.

HOURS OF OPERATION

  • 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 all members and guests must abide by all applicable facility rules. 

ENTRY & EXIT

  • Both members and guests are required to complete an individual waiver that is emailed at the time of a court reservation (or can be completed at the front desk prior to entry). 
  • Upon arrival at the Center, players must check in with QR code that will grant quick access. If you have not received this code, you will be required to check-in and sign waiver forms before entry will be permitted.    
  • Proof of vaccination is required to be permitted entry to the facility 
  • Whilst in the facility please continue to social distance and avoid physical contact.

Players may be asked to leave the facility promptly after their court reservation (depending on current CDC guidelines)

SQUASH COURTS / ATHLETIC FACILITIES

Members and Community Participants are required to make court reservations.  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)   

Doubles Squash  

  • Reservations on Club Locker required. (1hr sessions) 

Pro-Shop  

  • General hours are in line with Specter Center Operational hours