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The New Face of Squash in The Illawarra

In early 2018, the IDSRA committee agreed to re-name, re-brand and build a new website for the association. Welcome to Squash Illawarra – we hope to assist new players and veterans of the sport alike, by providing all your local squash resources in one place.

Squash is a fantastic recreational activity for fitness, focus and fun. The best thing about the sport is that it’s easy to get started and difficult to master. This makes squash a broadly appealing sport that people can play as a fun casual activity or at a competitive level.

Squash is a test of mental and physical fitness, are you ready to take on the challenge?

Our History

Squash Illawarra (formerly The Illawarra District Squash Rackets Association, IDSRA) was formed in 1958 to formalise and conduct squash competitions in the Illawarra. The first pennant competition was held later the same year, and, since then, thousands of players have been involved in Squash Illawarra competition play. Whilst we look back on the halcyon days of Illawarra squash in the early 1980s when there were over 20 operating squash centres and over 3500 registered players, current Squash Illawarra competitions are very much alive and kicking with teams representing Dapto Leagues Club, Collegians, Lakeside Leisure Centre, Nowra-Bomaderry and Gerringong.

In addition to the two regular team pennant competitions (Autumn and Spring), Squash Illawarra conducts other events each year; including the District Championships. Please keep an eye on the Event Calendar for upcoming dates and information.

Council Meetings

Squash Illawarra Council Meetings are held on the fourth Monday of every 2nd month from January thru September each year. They are held upstairs at the Dapto Leagues Squash Club and start at 6:30pm.

The Squash Illawarra Annual General Meeting is held on the fourth Monday of November each year. It is also held upstairs at the Dapto Leagues Squash Club and starts at 6:30pm.  All members are welcome to attend the AGM.

Club Contacts

Collegians Tennis & Squash Club

147 The Avenue, Figtree NSW 2525

Court Hire
(02) 8960 6313 

Squash Competitions
Andrew Riolo: 0402 390 686
[email protected]


Lakeside Squash Club

192 Kanahooka Rd, Kanahooka NSW 2530

Court Hire
(02) 4227 7602

Squash Competitions
Jan Grant: 0412 998 510


Dapto Leagues Squash Club

121-123 Lakelands Dr, Dapto NSW 2530

Court Hire
(02) 4261 2872

Squash Competitions
Peter Chang: 0412 494 320


North Nowra

Northy Gym Shop 18 / 1 McMahons Rd North Nowra NSW 2541

Court Hire
4421 0587

Jo Perkins: 0412 005 443


Gerringong Squash Club

29 Belinda St Gerringong, NSW 2534

Court Hire
(02) 4234 1451

Squash Competitions
Mark Allison: 0418 233 985



Junior Squash

Gerringong Squash trains juniors on Wednesday evenings between 6-7pm and accepts NSW Active Kids vouchers. Contact Mark Allison on 0418 233 985.

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