Learn Roller Derby with Bay State Brawlers Roller Derby
1000 John Fitch Hwy
1000 John Fitch Hwy, Fitchburg, MA 01420, USA
Bay State Brawlers Roller Derby announces our next new recruit skills class, a 16-class program where aspiring skaters and skating officials become derby all-stars! If you miss team sports, are looking for a good workout, or want to challenge yourself in a new way while making friends, derby is for you!
No experience is required. The basic training program is designed to bring skaters and skating officials up to a full-contact skill level. We will teach you everything from skating basics, to proper falling, stopping, and hitting. Just bring your enthusiasm and protective gear, and we'll help you with the rest.
Upon registering, all participants will receive a packet of information will full requirements and everything to expect in class.
If you have questions or would like more information, send an e-mail with your contact information to email@example.com.
The Nitty Gritty:
Classes will take place at the Wallace Civic Center on Sundays from 10 AM-12 PM and on Wednesdays from 7:30-9:30PM. The schedule will be posted by the first of the month and any changes to the schedule will be communicated immediately and before practice.
Plan to arrive at least 15 minutes early to practices to get geared up, as on-track practice begins promptly. You must be 18 or older to join.
Required items to attend the first new skater class:
- A copy of your driver's license or state ID,
- Your insurance card (health care coverage is required,)
- Your gear, including helmet, mouth guard, elbow pads, knee pads, and wrist guards,
- Quad roller skates.
All of the gear you need can be purchased locally from our sponsor, the Bruised Boutique, in Nashua New Hampshire. Mention you're a new skater with us and they will hook you up with a discount!
By your second class, you will need to purchase additional insurance through the Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) website. (Rate may be subject to change, but is $80 as of this date, renewing annually. All individuals who skate with us are required to carry this insurance. Visit https://wftdi.com/ and click "Purchase Insurance." Be sure to select Bay State Brawlers as your league to access the member rate.
We look forward to skating with you!
If you're an experienced roller derby skater looking to join Bay State, keep an eye out for our Meet and Greet event or email firstname.lastname@example.org with your contact information.
*We are sorry, but sign-up fees are non-refundable. You may transfer them to another recruit, or apply them toward a future class.
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New Skating Official
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