JP Squash & Fitness
How can I join the club?
Decide which membership suits you best then complete the membership form and pay the appropriate fee (monthly or annually). Pay by cash, cheque or bank transfer, or monthly by standing order.
Do I have to pay a joining fee ?
No, just the monthly or annual fee.
Can I pay by direct debit?
You can pay by standing order which is controlled by you and we cannot change the amounts, unlike direct debit.
Am I tied to a year's membership?
No, you can pay monthly and cancel your membership at any time if your circumstances change.
If I move out of the area how do I cancel my standing order ?
You will need to contact your bank. Please let us know if you are doing this to avoid unnecessary chasing.
Squash & Racketball
Can I play squash as part of a team?
New team members are always welcome. You will need to be a member of the club. Playing in a team is dependent on your squash standard.
Can I play racketball as part of a team
Racketball is played for fun only at the present time and so we do not have a team at the moment.
Do you have any squash "club nights"?
Club nights are Friday and Sunday from 6.15pm. Just come along and pay and play whoever is here. All standards welcome. £2 for members and £4 for non-members for the evening.
Can you re-string my squash racket ?
Yes, we re-string squash, badminton, tennis and racket ball rackets. Same day service may be possible depending on the type of string required.
My racket handle feels too small, can you do anything ?
Bring it in and we can build up your grip to suit you.
Do you sell squash balls ?
We sell squash balls, grips, tape, socks, sweat bands, shorts and so on. We also have squash rackets and court shoes available.
I am on holiday in Dorset, can I play squash next week ?
Yes, just phone nearer the day and we will book the court for you at a charge of £8 for 45 minutes (covers court fee and temporary membership).
I don't have a squash partner, who can I play ?
Come along to club night on Friday or Sunday at 6.15pm and join-in with whoever turns up.
I cannot find my racket, do you have one I can use ?
You can hire a racket for £1.
Can I use the gym without joining?
Yes, just pay £5 per visit, although if you plan to use the gym more than once a week it is better value to join. You may also need an induction to ensure you can use the equipment safely.
Do I need to have a gym induction ?
Yes, on your first visit to the gym.
When can I use the gym ?
During opening hours.
What should I wear in the gym ?
Comfortable clothes, either shorts or leggings, tracksuit and clean gym shoes.
Can I wear jeans in the gym ?
No, or anything with studs ore buckles may damage the equipment.
Is it a mixed sauna ?
What do I wear in the sauna ?
Either swim wear of a towel - but please keep covered up !
I have used the gym - can I go to the sauna ?
Yes, but please have a shower first and use bathers or a towel to cover up as it is a mixed sauna.
Pool & Snooker
Do you have a pool / snooker team ?
We have two teams playing in the Blandford Pool League. Match night is Tuesday from 8.30pm. Matches consist of 6 singles and 3 doubles games and a light supper is provided.
Can I play pool / snooker without being a member ?
You may play as a guest of a member or pay one-off social fee of £5 to join. Gym and/or squash members are already social members.