our mission

The mission of Capitol Squash is to empower youth of Hartford to reach their potential as athletes, students, and engaged citizens.

Capitol Squash strives to provide urban youth with life-changing opportunities through the sport of squash, intensive educational support, mentoring, and community service activities.

squash

Through squash, students embrace the values of sportsmanship, hard work, health and wellness.

academics

We empower students to reach their fullest academic potential through individualized support, tutoring, and enrichment.

opportunity

Opening doors to new opportunities, Capitol Squash focuses on high school, college, and career preparation.

program
overview

Capitol Squash is based at Trinity College. Capitol Squash’s mission is to provide Hartford youth with life-changing opportunities through the sport of squash, intensive educational support, mentoring, and community service activities.

Selection

Student selection is based on a variety of factors, including parental involvement, effort, attendance rate, teacher references, athletic ability, character, and attitude.

Benefits

Squash is a physically and intellectually demanding sport that requires a high level of skill and fitness and teaches important life skills such as discipline, sportsmanship, and integrity.

Commitment

Intensive, year-round programming that begins in fourth grade and continues to and through college.

Success

Capitol Squash is part of a larger network of squash and education programs. 94% of students who stay in our member programs graduate high school and enroll in post-secondary schools.

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