Racquet Up is an out-of-school youth development program which uses the sport of squash, in combination with fitness, academic tutoring, community service, college exposure, summer opportunities, and mentoring to make a difference in the lives of Detroit youth.

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For more information about the program please contact:

Derek Aguirre
Executive Director
TEL: 313 600 9593
derek@racquetup.org

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NEWS & EVENTS

Camiener Junior Open

On Saturday, April 5th Racquet Up was excited to host the first ever Camiener Junior Open.  This one-day, open tournament for players of all levels was hosted in honor and memory of Racquet Up’s founding board member Jeff Camiener. 65 … Continue reading

Field Trips Galore: College, Community Service and Team-building

March was a great month at Racquet Up.  With no out-of-state tournaments we had the opportunity to get in a rhythm at regular practices and explore exciting field trip opportunities nearby. The fifth grade team is improving their squash skills … Continue reading

RU Students are Winter Whizzes

February means mid-winter break at Schulze Academy.  For Racquet Up students that means a week of Winter Whiz camp where they can spend their days improving their squash skills, exploring their artistic interests and working on specific academic skills. This … Continue reading

Jazz Concert in Palmer Woods

On Saturday we had our annual trip to listen to a concert in Palmer Woods.  For the students on the fifth grade IPA team it was their first field trip with Racquet Up!  The group of 8 students attended the … Continue reading

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