The iSquash Activity Reporting tool was initiated in 2015 to help us understand people’s participation habits:
What we have seen is that a focus on retention as well as acquisition is crucial to growing your club. By helping people fall in love with squash and your club, you’ll be able to tackle the challenges and make your club more resilient. So where do you begin?
People are the heart of your club. We know that people join a squash club to be around others. This means that playing squash with others helps keep people coming back for more. Why? Because group programmes are motivating and motivated club members keep coming back for more. This means engaging your members in group activities from day one is central to increasing their motivation and belonging.
Affiliated clubs were asked to record details of programme participation activity throughout the year. During 2017 a total of 162 clubs entered information. This has been grouped into programme categories that reflect the different playing communities on the New Zealand squash athlete pathway. Click here
If gaining and / or maintaining member numbers is important to your club, group programmes are an ideal way to engage with and retain people. To get started you should:
Remember, the more of your members that play together, the better. This means they’ll build stronger connections and are more likely to stay.