Squash at Boar's Head

A World-Class Squash Facility

Welcome to the McArthur Squash Center, a world-class 33,000-square-foot facility available to Boar's Head members and guests that boasts 12 singles courts, 2 doubles courts and 2 exhibition courts all within one single venue. The facility is shared by the University of Virginia NCAA teams and is a remarkable space serving players of all skill levels.

The McArthur Squash Center is considered one of the best in the world. Watch below to get a small taste of this amazing facility. 

Squash Contact Information: (434) 972-6009

Head Squash Pro, Dean Russell: (434) 972-7426
e-mail: drussell@boarsheadresort.com
Contact Dean regarding lessons, clinics and social program

Dean Holding A Racket

Dean Russell is originally from South Africa but is now pleased to call Charlottesville, VA, his home.  He began his professional squash career in 2008 and won a bronze at the Junior Under-19 National Tournament and was awarded Most Improved Player of the Year by Squash SA all while serving as head coach at the Christian Boys College. Two years later, at just 21 years of age, Dean accepted the position of Club Manager and Head Squash Pro at the Old Edwardian Club in Johannesburg, South Africa.  After a stint in northwest England and London, Dean moved to the U.S. in 2012 where he served as Assistant Squash Pro at the Philadelphia Squash Club.

Dean has eight years coaching experience with juniors and adults of all levels from beginner to advanced players from across the globe and is a Level 2 England Squash Certified Coach.  His high level of coaching and a unique ability to connect with players of all skill levels coupled with his professionalism make Dean a dynamic and sought after teacher.  Dean is available for private lessons as well as junior and adult group clinics.

Squash Lessons

Work on your game with our Pros, come by yourself or bring a friend! Everyone wears full protective gear including face masks and face shields. We want to ensure the safety and comfort of all squash enthusiasts.


60 minutes: $90
45 minutes: $70
30 minutes: $50

Junior Clinics

Completely socially distanced clinics working on technique, footwork and squash fundamentals clinics hosted daily!

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