Rec League/Brewcity Bootleggers

Are you looking for a new sports challenge? Roller derby with the Brewcity Bruisers might be right for you! Rec derby is a great way to get active, gain some skills and become a great part of our league! This opportunity is open for women, 18 years and older.bootlegger_4

Brewcity Bruisers Roller Derby Bootcamps: This is for women new to quad roller skates that need to learn the basic fundamentals of derby style roller skating. This is a one-day 3 hour class where you will master your form, strides, crossovers, balance, control as you fall and recover—all while focusing on safety first. There is absolutely no contact at our Boot Camps, but you will get quite a work out and leave wanting more! Upon completion of a Boot Camp, you may be cleared to join Rec League 101. Contact with your name and contact information for more info.

Rec League 101: This is the intro session for women who want to skate with our rec team the Brewcity Bootleggers. This session is a twice-a-week program that runs for 10 weeks and is open to any aspiring or retired roller girl. Practices will cover roller derby drills (on and off skates) designed for general fitness, pack & jammer knowledge, derby related skating skills, positional blocking (no hitting) and team work. Prerequisite: Boot Camp, or cleared thru our training team.

Upcoming Boot Camp Dates:
Our next Boot Camp will be held Saturday, July 26th from 9AM – Noon. Email with your name and contact information for more details. Don’t forget to check back for future dates!

Rec League 201: For those who pass a basic skating skills test (WFTDA skills section 1-4) after completing Rec League 101. This session also meets twice-a-week and runs for 10 weeks, including some overlap with Rec League 101. Practices will include drills that teach advanced roller derby skills, contact, how to play the game, and may include scrimmaging. Prerequisite: Completion of Rec League 101 or skills assessment cleared thru training team.

Rec League 301:  For those who pass all WFTDA Skills and a written test.  This session also meets twice-a-week, and runs for 10 weeks, including overlap with Rec League 101.  Practices include full contact, and scrimmage opportunities with surrounding teams of similar skill level. Skaters in the Rec League 301 are eligible to be drafted onto one of the four Brewcity Bruiser home teams.   Prerequisite: Completion of Rec League 201 or skills assessment cleared thru training team.

2013-2014 Bootleggers Schedule

10-week sessions with around 2 week breaks.

  • Session 1: Oct 26 – Jan 11
  • Session 2: Feb 1 – April 12
  • Session 3: May 3 – July 12
  • Session 4: Aug 2 – Oct 4 (Bootlegger 301′s will skate with BCB until the Draft)
Rec League Practice Times:
Practices are held Tuesdays 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (101s) and  8:30 p.m. -  9:30 p.m. (continued for 201s/301s only) and Saturdays Noon – 2 p.m. (101s) & 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. (continued for 201s & 301 only).
** New Summer-Saturday Hours:  Saturdays 10AM – Noon. (101s) & Noon-1PM. (continued for 201s & 301s only).

Cost: $100 per 10-week session, payable on the first day of training

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