VJRD’s 2019/2020 season is registering now!
Age 6-18 and interested in playing derby and learning roller skating skills in a fun and supportive environment? Please ‘Contact us‘ for more information and get your name on our new member list! You will receive confirmation of a spot on a first come, first serve basis and based on availability within the age groups. Confirmation and registration details will be emailed no later than September 18th.
Vancouver needs a venue for roller sports!
Roller skaters in Vancouver have little access to suitable facilities, and the venues that do allow roller skates are either scarce or expensive. VJRD and Terminal City Roller Derby (Vancouver’s adult league) do not currently have dependable access to an indoor facility that is sufficient for practice or competitive games.
Roller derby is known for its gender inclusive and LGBTQ/2S-friendly culture. For non-binary and female-identified kids, this inclusive culture encourages physical confidence and personal empowerment in potential athletes who may not otherwise try team sports. Roller derby is a safe place that welcomes these youth with open arms, yet the spaces for them to practice in Vancouver are in danger.
How can you help? First, sign our petition!