Bay Area Derby presents Reckless Skate Camp, a progressive skating clinic aimed at getting beginner skaters ready for entry-level roller derby.
classes, we will teach a structured agenda starting from the very
beginner level skills and building up to the minimum skills required to
join a roller derby league as a new skater with the goal of preparing
skaters for league tryouts.
Bay Area Derby Reckless Skate Camp is geared towards beginner skaters
who want to skate in a flat track roller derby environment. We’ll break
down the basics of proper derby stance, work on building muscles to
maintain that stance, stopping techniques, fluid movement on the track,
laterals, jumping and weaving. The latter part of the classes will focus
on partner and pack work as well as game aspects, including blocking
WHAT TO EXPECT
to female-identifying and gender non-binary individuals who are at
least 18 years old, and interested in learning how to play flat track
roller derby under the WFTDA ruleset. You must have a basic ability to:
— balance/roll on skates with no outside assistance
— stay active for up to two hours at a time
— exert yourself physically and mentally throughout the session
at every session is not required but highly encouraged, as each class
builds upon the previous one. No refunds will be given, including for
missed sessions or drop-outs. We are limiting the camp to 35 skaters in
order to provide each participant quality instruction and individual
Register today to save your spot!
Please arrive 15 minutes before sessions to gear up and warm up. Bring sneakers.
Skate Camp Pass $199
Skate Camp Pass holders may also attend Sunday’s Dudes practice and Friday Open Skate for free throughout July and August.
Quad roller derby skates with appropriate indoor wheels
Protective gear (helmet, wrist guards, elbow pads, and knee pads)
and protective gear (aside from mouthguard) are possible to borrow at
our practice venue each session on a first-come, first-served basis. We
cannot guarantee your size or quality of equipment. We highly recommend
purchasing your own protective gear for cleanliness and safety. You MUST
provide your own mouthguard.
Quad Republic Skate Co. (https://www.quadrepublicskateco.com/) is a skate shop located in El Cerrito, CA and is able to help with any equipment needs. They are offering a 10% discount to Reckless Camp participants.
Questions? Email email@example.com
We’ll see you on the track!