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.
Student selection is based on a variety of factors, including parental involvement, effort, attendance rate, teacher references, athletic ability, character, and attitude.
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.
Intensive, year-round programming that begins in fourth grade and continues to and through college.
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.