Boot Camp Winter 2017

Hey, you! Yes, YOU! Ever dreamed of becoming a roller derby superstar? Put your dreams into practice at our 7-week roller derby boot camp, where we'll teach you the fundamentals of skating, teamwork, and gameplay. This is an awesome opportunity to learn from the very best at SCDG!

Anyone interested should attend our Open House at 2 pm on Sunday, January 8th at our skating facility. We'll be going over the basics of boot camp (gear requirements, costs, etc.) and answering all of your burning questions. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more info, including directions to our facility.

*Boot camp will run Sundays (1-3 pm) & Thursdays (5-7 pm) from January 29th to March 16th
*Mock tryouts: Sunday, March 19th, 1-3 pm
*League tryouts: Thursday, March 23rd, 5-7 pm
*Bootcamp costs $175 and includes a bootcamp tshirt
*Everyone who attends bootcamp must have proof of personal medical insurance. In order to participate, you must be at least 18 years old and have all of your own gear: skates, helmet, mouth guard, wrist guards, elbow pads, and knee pads. Skateworks in downtown Santa Cruz (131 Center Street) is an excellent resource for gear. Make sure to tell them you’re gearing up for bootcamp!
*Please note that AT A MINIMUM you must be able to skate independently (without holding onto rails or walls) around the track for two hours, and you must be able to stop yourself without falling down or grabbing anyone else. Bootcamp is focused on skating fundamentals and the minimum skills assessment. We will teach you how to fall safely, how to stop, how to skate in derby form, and more.

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