Thank you for your interest in FCRD! Whether you are a brand new skater and thought roller derby sounded fun, or a veteran skater from another league, we welcome you! We teach our skaters from the ground up – that means everything from the basics of skating to those big hits you’ve heard about is taught in our 14 week training period.

Keep reading to learn more about how to get involved!

1. complete the interest form

This form helps us get to know you better and gives us your information so we can keep you in the loop regarding bootcamp! Filling out this form does not bind you to join our league and we won’t share your information.

2. ATTEND A RECRUITMENT NIGHT

Check out the dates below! These are free events and there is no obligation to sign up for roller derby at this time. Must be 18+. All genders welcome. Events are held at B&D Skate Center.

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Get more insight into roller derby by reading about roller derby! Here are a few posts from our blog to get you started. There are tons of roller derby blogs and Facebook groups out there if you can’t get enough here!

You’re convinced you are serious about giving this “derby thing” a try.  So what should you focus on besides trying not to fall down? READ MORE…

Usual Supsects and Public Enemies of Fountain City Roller Derby
Photo by Zaftig Unicorn Photography

When coming to your first practice you will only need a few things in your toolkit. We have compiled a list of items found in many vets bags. READ MORE…

You’ve made the decision. You want to play roller derby! Here are a few things to consider in order to be ready for boot camp. READ MORE…

Fountain City Roller Derby Kansas City
Photo by KC Derby Digest

4. SPEND SOME TIME ON SKATES

Spend as much time on skates as you can. To help you out, we’ve compiled a list of skating rinks and outdoor skating spots around Kansas City. Please practice social distancing and wear proper safety gear while skating!

Get more familiar with roller derby by watching roller derby. Come to one of our games and check out our YouTube channel! YouTube is a great resource for roller derby skills and skate maintenance videos.

Weekly practices start September 11, 2022. Get the schedule at one of our recruitment nights!