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Steel City Squash

Listing Last Update: February 3, 2016


Trees Hall, University of Pittsburgh
Department of Health and Physical Activity
Pittsburgh, PA 15261

Primary Contact

Brad Young

(412) 648-8062

Educational services

  • To read and write better
  • To help my child learn
  • To learn English
  • To improve my math skills

Instruction Type

  • Classroom
  • Computer

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Program Overview

Steel City Squash is an academic and athletic youth program that provides life-changing opportunities to children from low-income families in Pittsburgh through education, mentoring, community service, and the sport of squash. Our mission is to provide consistent, long-term and reliable support to underserved students and their families. By maintaining the highest standards, Steel City Squash encourages each student to reach his or her fullest potential in the classroom, on court, and in the community.

During the academic year, student-athletes commit to attending three days per week and receive at least 1.5 hours of academic tutoring and enrichment, and 1.5 hours of squash and fitness instruction per day. During the summer, student-athletes commit to coming five days per week for five weeks and receive at least 3 hours of academic enrichment and 3 hours of squash/fitness/swimming/or other instruction.

Hours of operation: Academic Year: 3-6pm, Mon-Fri; 9am-12pm, Sat. Summer: 9:30am-4pm, Mon-Fri.

Program’s Demographics/Metrics

Free or reduced lunch eligible.

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