Barnstaple squash club began life as the North Devon Leisure Centre Squash Club changing its name to the Barnstaple Squash Club in 1998. It was started by John and Karen Newman in about 1983 and has flourished ever since. They have approximately 50 members at present and are based at the North Devon Leisure Centre where leagues are played throughout the year. The club committee meets on the first Friday of every month, to ensure
the smooth running of the club.