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

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

2014 Is Off to an Exciting Start

January has been a busy and exciting month at Racquet Up. On January 15th and 16th, our new team of fifth graders arrived for their first day of practice.  Students were excited to put on their practice shirts and get … Continue reading

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