You may think to yourself, why would I donate to a squash center, and we'd like to surprise you with some answers.
Or perhaps on the Espresso Machine
Below is a list of items that we still have to purchase. There’s something at everyone’s budget level. If you buy it you have the option to remain anonymous or place your name – or a slogan of your creation on the item (some discretion required). Whether you choose to remain anonymous or not, you’ll know you are part of the team that changed squash in New York City. Thank you in advance!
Imagine everytime someone goes to stretch or warm up they give thanks to you – for having everything nicely organized.
Make life that little bit softer for our community members – buy a Mat or three – perfect gift if your name is Matt! 3 available
If you like things neat and tidy, this one’s for you. The perfect place to keep all those extra items like stretching bands or straps that otherwise look messy.
Do you like a good warm soup in the winter? Help us make sure that our soups remain as warm as they are delicious.
Either donate for the pleasure of donating, or choose an item worth $100 (or less) that you think we really need and we’ll go out and buy it.
No kitchen is complete without a kettle – everyone will know you’re the one making the important things happen when they see the “your name – Electric Kettle”.
Imagine you are given credit for picking up all the towels and getting them cleaned and all you have to do is donate $200. I wish it worked that way at my house.
Be a leader in the technology revolution and remind everyone that without your help we’d still be stuck with paper and pencils.
Sometimes you just feel the need to do something different. Let us know what that is and if it’s $250 or less we’ll go and buy it.
Peter Nicol swears by these resistance bands and we’ll be hanging them from the outside wall of court 4. They will be an integral part of many of our training classes.
TRS is resistance/suspension training and it’s become a mainstay at gyms all over. It’s a super effective way to work your whole body, build strength, and get your heart beating, using just your own bodyweight. Is this for you?
Want to be almost anonymous? Buy this Food Prep Table for us. Our chef’s and kitchen workers with thank you daily, but almost no one else will know.
Bikes are awesome. The are good for warming up, cooking down or as a workout in their own right. Help us make sure we’ve got all the equipment we need.
Do lunges seem easy to you? Add a kettle bell. You can amp up almost any exercise with a kettle bell. Combine this with the Electric Kettle just to throw us a curve ball.
There is pretty much nothing you can’t do on a Stall Bar (google it- you’ll be surprised). If you know a bunch of routines, nows your opportunity to really own it.
You gotta store those weights somewhere – why not in your very own rack?
Sometimes you just have to go old school. A couple of big weights, a solid bar and a bench. It works. You fed up with all the new fangled things in a gym? Stick with what works and name it.
Want to remind everyone how hot you are? Name this induction burner – the most efficient way to heat food today.
Is your regular opponent toast? Buy this in their name and remind them every time they come to the squash center.
Rowing uses your body’s major muscle groups. It works the upper body, lower body, core, glutes and arms. Whew! Since you are exerting all these groups of muscles, your heartbeat elevates to your targeted heart rate and give you a complete and proper workout. 2nd only to squash of course. But hey – what a great way to warm up!
Cross-training is super critical for squash. This Nordic Ski Erg will help ensure you’ve got the strength and stamina to stay in the point.
Biceps Curl, Shoulder Press, Arm Curls, Triceps Kickback, kneeling one arm row, lateral raise, the number of things you can do with these items is nearly endless – do everyone a favor and take the dumb out of dumbbell by naming it.
Peleton is all the rage – we can’t all be inspirational instructors, so take the short cut and just put your name on it.
PRX Squash Rack is so – acronymic – it’s good be your squat rack – really – it has your name on it – or it should.
It’s hot coffee. It’s hot. It’s coffee. And you need it to go. If this is you then put your name on it.
If you’re over 21, what’s the sublime addition to an awesome match? Answer: a cold beer. Who knows why but a beer tastes so much better after you just left everything else on court. A sure way to popularity and perhaps even minor celebrity within our warm, caring community. Name it….
Hydration, water, H20, whatever you call it you need it more than anything. Cool, refreshing, filtered water provided by…..
He’s the best in the world in his age group (he won the British Open this year) and I dare say that if you buy this, he’ll even have a beer with you afterwards.
Every step of making a cup of coffee is important. But if you particularly identify with the daily grind, then this is the naming opportunity for you.
You know you have to do it. You’re going to run on court anyway so you might as well get a little extra practice in. If you’ve got nowhere to go but you want to run there this treadmill’s for you!
Impress everyone by showing that you know what to do with this training wonder. It’ll be much less intimidating with your name on it.
Whether it’s for a gatorade, a yogurt, or a delicious snack, it’ll all be here. If you buy us our fridge it’ll be just as though you are feeding our community. What could be more important (to answer that question, check out the Espresso Machine).
There are a variety of ways that you can support Manhattan Squash (that’s our nickname for those in the know). Here we’ll focus on the biggest two. Becoming a Founding Member or providing Landmark Support.
Founding Members get many benefits. There are three options listed here for 5 years, 7 years or 15 years. But if you’d like to know what an option would look like for a number of years outside this range, please drop us a line at info@TheSquashCenter.org and we’d be delighted to chat. In all cases, you get the following benefits:
Landmark support is just that. It’s big. It’ll last as long as we do. And it’s a Landmark. Here are some options. Other custom opportunities also exist.
Help us by financing a court. You can name it after your best friend, your hero, your family, yourself, or you can be a ghost and just know that you’ve helped grow the sport of squash and make it more accessible to the general public. For more details, please contact us directly.
This is our team’s favorite naming opportunity. It’ll be the social nexus of our center. It will be the place where we argue about whether that was a let, a stroke or no let, and how we really should have won that match, if only…