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SquashSmarts

Philadelphia, PA | http://www.squashsmarts.org
Joined in September 2002

About Us

SquashSmarts is an award winning out-of-school-time urban youth enrichment program utilizing the sport of squash and academic tutoring. Founded in 2001, SquashSmarts providied high quality, high impact programs to girls and boys from the School District of Philadelphia’s most under resourced public schools.

 

With headquarters in North Philadelphia’s Lenfest Center and West Philadelphia’s Drexel University, SquashSmarts mission is to improve the lives of underserved youth from Philadelphia public schools by providing intensive, long-term academic tutoring and squash instruction, while imparting high standards of personal integrity, health and fitness, and service to the community.”

 

SquashSmarts is a 501c3 not-for-profit charitable organization and an equal opportunity employer. SquashSmarts is a founding member of the National Urban Squash & Education Association and the Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative.


SquashSmarts Awards, Recognition & Industry Leader

2018 International Youth Foundation, United Nations Global Sustainability Goals Project Participant

2018 Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative Mayor’s Task Force Initiative

2018 Pew Charitable Trust Evaluation Capacity Building Initiative Participant

2017 Philadelphia Community Grant Award, Insurance Industry Community Foundation

2016 GSK Community IMPACT Award Winner, GlaxoSmithKline

2016, 2013 & 2010 Grant Award Recipient, The Pew Charitable Trusts

2016 Youth Coach of the Year, The Philadelphia Coaches Conference

2016 National Coach of the Year, Up2Us Sports Coach Across America

2013 STRIVE Organization of the Year, National Council of Youth Sports & AIG

2012 Host to Michelle Obama "Let's Move!" Anti-Obesity Initiative

2010 Robert P. Levy Service Award, The Philadelphia Sports Congress

2009 Champion-in-Action Award for Youth Programs, Citizens Bank, NBC10, The Philadelphia Inquirer

 

SquashSmarts Video Testimonials

"SquashSmarts Equals" by Alkemy X

www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6Ky2lLkDTM

 

"The SquashSmarts Program" by Shooters, Post & Transfer

www.youtube.com/watch?v=uqbMLSs-RDY


For more information, please visit:

www.SquashSmarts.org


 

 

SquashSmarts is an award winning out-of-school-time urban youth enrichment program utilizing the sport of squash and academic tutoring. Founded in 2001, SquashSmarts providied high quality, high impact programs to girls and boys from…

Issue Areas Include

  • Children & Youth
  • Civic Engagement
  • Education
  • Family
  • Volunteering

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