Racketball

An amazing sport. Really easy to learn. Whether you’ve played racquet sports before or not doesn’t matter. Racketball is played on a squash court but with a bigger racquet and bouncier ball. This makes it easier to get to but harder to put it away. You end up with a great aerobic workout, without the explosive turning required for squash, and a real tactical challenge, having to play your opponent out of position before you can play a winner.
The game is suitable for people of all ages and a great way to keep fit

As with squash all court bookings are handled by out on-line system at harrogate.sports-booker.com. We’ve got plenty of players looking to play regular or “ad hoc” friendlies, we’ve a competitive internal box league as well as an annual club racketball championship. Next season we’ll be introducing teams into the Yorkshire leagues. We’ve got two teams competing in the Leeds and Harrogate Summer Racketball League and there will be at least two going into the winter leagues. You can follow our progress here.

HOW THEY DIFFERRACKETBALL Vs SQUASH

  • Some minor differences in the rules particularly on the serve.
  • In squash the ball is served out of the hand in racketball it must be dropped and hit after the bounce.
  • The front wall service line has no relevance in racketball
  • Squash, at anything less than professional, is normally played to nine points but only scoring after the serve is won.
  • Racketball is point-a-rally to 11
  • Tactically, the games are similar, you’ve got to play you opponent out of position and , because of PAR scoring cut out the errors!!!  – Easier said than done

To join up or come for a free trial contact the team at info@harrogatesfc.co.uk

All new members are entitled to a FREE LESSON with club professional Robbie Burnett.

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HOW TO PLAY RACKETBALL

MEMBERSHIP PRICES

MONTHLY GYM MEMBERSHIP

Individual – ALL
£38
                  – OFF PEAK
£29
Person & Partner – ALL
£68
                  – OFF PEAK £48
Student    – ALL
£25
Senior –  OFF PEAK
£25

MONTHLY SQUASH/ RACKETBALL MEMBERSHIP

Individual – FULL
£22
                  – OFF PEAK
£13
Student   – ALL
£15
Under 11s
FREE

Notes

Guest Fees:

  • Squash £5.00 guest fee payable plus normal court fees
  • Gym £7.50 guest fee payable plus £5.00 per hour or part thereof
  • Members can pay £3 to use any of the facilities not covered within their membership category
  • PEAK HOURS MON- FRI: 5.00pm-9:00pm