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Fall 2019 Crash Course 101


  • Centre Multisport Gatineau 211 Rue Montcalm Gatineau, QC, J8Y 3B8 Canada (map)

Crash Course 101 is a 7-week course that teaches folks (aged 18+) the basics of roller skating for roller derby. 

Hosted by Ottawa Roller Derby, participants will learn basic skating techniques such as stopping, falling safely, crossovers, derby position, and footwork, as well as an introduction to the rules of roller derby.

The fall 2019 Crash Course will run from October 20, 2019 to December 8, 2019. Please note, there will be no class on November 17.

Registration is now open!

All participants MUST bring the following:

  • quad skates (no rollerblades)

  • helmet (roller derby/skateboard, hockey or bicycle)

  • knee pads

  • elbow pads

  • wrist guards

  • mouth guard (optional but recommended)

A limited number of skates are available for rent on a first-come, first-served basis. Please email ordcrashcourse101@gmail.com for available sizes or information. 

Earlier Event: September 28
Bout: Bytown Blackhearts vs Smash Squad
Later Event: October 25
Halloween Roller Disco