Racquet Up Detroit offers youth an inspiring new path to education and opportunity.
Students receive intensive academic and literacy support, as well as college access and career pathways resources.
Alongside squash instruction and competition, each student is provided education in fitness, wellness, health, and nutrition.
Racquet Up Detroit promotes REACH values: Respect, Effort, Appreciation, Compassion, and Honesty.
Through education, health, and character development, Racquet Up Detroit aims to achieve 100% high school graduation and 100% college or career enrollment among its students.
of students who have completed the program have enrolled in college since Racquet Up Detroit’s launch.
in college scholarships and financial aid have been awarded to two classes of high school graduates to date.
of education, health and character programming are completed by each Racquet Up student every year, on average.
“Joining Racquet Up was an opportunity that changed my life. This program not only helped me physically, mentally and academically, but also prepared me for college.”Tramara Lee-Williams, RU Alumni, graduate from Albion CollegeGet Involved