The club was founded in 1968 by a group of local businessmen at Raglan Barracks Newport. It was not long before it was realised that this one court facility was not ideal. They then set about looking for an alternative site to expand.
Then Newport Athletic Club was approached and an agreement was made to lease ground to build two brand new courts. Within two years due to demand a further agreement was reached to lease more ground, and two further courts were added bringing the total to the four courts the club has today. Since it conception NSRC club has maintained high standards, catering for absolute beginners through to National champions.
The club prides itself on its welcoming friendly attitude towards all players and visitors alike. Depending on your standard of Squash, the club has members to play. The club runs several teams playing in and around Gwent, as well and the South Wales Premier League for the more advanced player.
The club also has an internal league system that can be accessed online, so there is plenty of opportunity to meet new friends and improve you game.Have you tried playing Doubles? There are many players who will willingly take up the challenge.
Racketball can also be played, using a larger softer ball, and can be very competitive.
Please feel free to make contact with our club coach or our hard working committee members if you would like to discuss joining our friendly squash club. Friday night is club night where non members both men and ladies are welcome to try out the club before making a decision to join.
Players male and female of all standards can join in and our coach will arrange a suitable opponent of a similar standard for you to play. Don’t forget to replace those important salts after playing by visiting the lounge bar and enjoy a drink with your opponent and discuss those controversial let decisions that won or lost you the match. You will always find sympatric listener.
Dr Eric Davies and David Morgan-Jones two founding members who were instrumental in the setting up of the club. (Playing at Raglan Barracks)