Anyone who can hit a ball towards the wall with a racquet can play squash. Yes, it is that simple. According to Forbes magazine, squash is one of the healthiest exercises. However, excelling in this game requires effort. It is a vigorous exercise and suitable for today’s busy generation, who wants the greatest outcome in minimal time. Squash burns about 1500 calories per hour.
With experienced instructors available in Prague, you are bound to perform incredibly well at squash. The popularity of squash in the Czech Republic means that you can easily find a partner for all those friendly games. Listed below are the most prominent squash courts in Prague, feel free to visit their websites and sign up for the one that best suits your interests. Prague hosts a number of squash tournaments throughout the year, thus providing a perfect opportunity for squash enthusiasts to showcase their skill and talent. The squash courts in Prague also provide a couple of other facilities, such as swimming pools, physical fitness gyms, saunas, and a lot more.
Haštalská 20, Prague 1 – Staré Město; www.squash-hastal.cz
Squash Haštal caters for a wide range of sports, right in the historical centre of Prague. The centre has 6 squash courts, 5 of them certified for play at all levels by the Czech Squash Association.
ASB Squash Centre
Václavské náměstí 835/13 and 15, Prague 1 – Nové Město; www.asbsquash.cz
This complex, with its 3 high-quality squash courts, is located in the lower reaches of Wenceslas Square. Also at your disposal here are a solarium and a sauna.
Květnového vítězství 79, Prague 4 – Háje; www.squashpoint.cz
Five squash courts in a soothing shade of green endorsed by the World– as well as the Czech Squash Associations. You can also take part in the SquashPoint club league, among others, focused on recreational, amateur as well as competitive squash.
Information: sauna, fitness, alpinning, bosu, it boxing, jumping, circuit training, power yoga, spinning, Zumba.
Fabiánova 1134, Prague 5 – Košíře; www.squashpark.cz
The setting is a spacious hall, brightly lit by daylight and well ventilated, with plenty of space in front of the courts. Currently there are 6 courts. In the sports centre you can take part in numerous other sports.
Information: a rock climbing wall, fitness, Pilates, slacklining, spinning, table tennis, solarium, massages, TRX, Zumba.
Vaníčkova 2b, Prague 6 – Břevnov; www.squashstrahov.cz
This squash centre in a residential part of Prague is one of the most successful centres among competitive sports venues. On weekday evenings, there are interesting events open to the public – a squash ‘clinic’, public coaching or keep-fit tournaments.
Information: swimming pool, sauna, whirlpool, solarium, squash, bar.