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our interactive squash wall is here

The National Squash Centre and Regional Arena are delighted to announce that our interactiveSQUASH system which was joint funded by MCRactive and England Squash is now operational and bookable on the Better UK app or online. Track your every move and shot, play games or switch to training mode in a massive virtual environment with a real racquet and a real ball. This is a court you've never experienced before! The InteractiveSQUASH app will allow you to track your statistics whenever and wherever you want. The app records every game and training module you participate in and will give you instant feedback upon completion. Download the app before your visit, available from iOS and Android app stores. InteractiveSQUASH training: InteractiveSQUASH is the most sophisticated digital training system for racket sports on the market. Training modules which have been designed in consultation with professional coaches and professional players can test movements and skills specifically related to competitive play. InteractiveSQUASH Games: InteractiveSQUASH’s games are designed to get everyone and in particular kids thrilled to jump on court to start playing. With a broad selection of different kind of games, from retro arcade to the more creative and educational ones, every game has been developed to meet fun and entertainment with the need of improving players’ skills like hand-eye coordination, speed, strength and reaction time.

sport is back festival 2021

We're delighted to announce that our Sport Is Back festival will be taking place in  Manchester this Summer! The event will run throughout the city on the last two weekends of July (24, 25 31 July and 1 August). There will be approximately 10 different sports which will be hosted and promoted by different clubs. The events will range from competitive competitions, to turn up and play sessions. This it is a great opportunity to celebrate the return of sport without any restrictions in place and a chance for the clubs to showcase their sport and to attract new members.   Sport Is Back will be open to other clubs, individuals and the inexperienced. Keep your eyes peeled for more information on the dates, venues and booking process for the specific sports which will be released closer to the time.

hough end development

We're pleased to announce that Manchester City Council is proposing to develop new multi-sports facilities and outdoor pitches at Hough End Leisure Centre. The plans will include: A two story extension to the Leisure Centre:  - Changing facilities - Club Room/Coach Education Suite - Cafe facilities - Office space - Storage facilities - Gym extension   New and improved Playing Fields: - Two new 3G Football Turf Pitches with fencing and floodlighting - Reconfiguration and improvements to the grass playing fields to provide 14 senior grass football pitches, 2 new softball and baseball diamonds, 2 gaelic football pitches 4 grass rugby pitches and 1 rugby stadium pitch.   External works: - Works to the existing car park - Additional overflow car parking provision   If you would like to know more information and what this will mean for you, we would like to invite you to come along to one of our consultation events. (See below for more information)  Please be assured, our drop in sessions at the Hough End Leisure Centre will be COVID secure. The project team will be set up inside and outside, with 2 metre distance social distancing implemented both internally and externally. Staff will be wearing face coverings and hand sanitizer will be available. All attendees will also be required to wear a face covering except if exempt, and sign in as part of track and trace in line with government guidance.   Monday 10 May 2021   Hough End Leisure Centre   Between 10am and 2pm   Wednesday 12 May 2021   Online Microsoft Teams Event   6pm to 7pm   To attend this event simply click here to email us. We will send you  an invitation before the event to enable you to access the session.  Thursday 13 May 2021   Hough End Leisure Centre   Between 4pm and 8pm At all of these sessions representatives from MCRactive, GLL and the project team will be on hand to take questions.  Should you prefer, we will also provide information on how you can feedback on the proposals after the sessions.