Roller Derby boot camp for young and old(er)

Learn the basics of safe roller derbying.

Roller derby has the reputation of being elbow throwing chaotic madness as women fling themselves about a rink. There is still chaos and women do fling themselves about the ring but the madness and elbows have been replaced by rules and straight up athleticism.

The RTD ran an article this past Saturday focused on Commonwealth Roller Derby that will shatter any of your preconceptions. The focus on the article is how this is a great sport for the younger set and the focus is on having a fun, safe time on the rink. It also helps to have the basic skills taught and to that end Commonwealth Roller Derby is offering a Beginners Boot Camp for both adults and children as young as seven.

Details on bootcamp are below and you can find out more on their website or Facebook page.

Athleticism ~ Fitness ~ Empowerment

2014 Beginners Boot Camp
September 28 (Mixed), October 5 (Mixed), 12 (Jrs) & 19 (Adults), 2014
Sundays 12:30-2:00pm//$15-$30 for 3 sessions (Sliding-fee Scale)
Skateland of Richmond, 5512 Hull Street Road, Richmond, 23224
Send us a note on our contact page and we’ll get you all the info.

CRD is an adult recreational and junior roller derby league in Richmond, Virginia.

CRD Adult Division is a non-sanctioned league for adults (18+). Our Juniors Division is a competitive league for kids (7-17). Both focus on fun, fitness, and empowerment while developing competitive roller derby skills.


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Richard Hayes

When Richard isn’t rounding up neighborhood news, he’s likely watching soccer or chasing down the latest and greatest craft beer.

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