History of squash in Quebec
Squash Quebec is the regulating body for squash in Quebec. It represents the interests of all amateur squash players and coordinates, develops and promotes the game of squash. It is one of 10 provincial associations which are part of the national organization, Squash Canada.
The Quebec Squash Racquets Association was formed in the late 1920s. At that time only half a dozen clubs existed; the Montreal Amateur Athletic Association (now Club MAA), the Montreal Badminton and Squash Club (Club Atwater) and McGill University being the major ones. The growing interest of squash in Quebec has led to the opening of many more private squash clubs. With the tremendous increase in popularity of the sport, a larger role of the provincial association has been required.
In 1977 Squash Quebec became the official name of the provincial association. By 1978 numerous provincial committees had been established to promote and develop the game. Today, Squash Quebec provides various services and programs to the clubs and their players. All officers and committee heads are volunteers who devote considerable time and effort to the making of policy decisions and management of squash activities. Officers and Committee Heads are elected each year at the Annual General Meeting, held in the spring.