Do you have to know how to roller skate to join?
Well, it helps, but we can teach you to skate even if you’ve never been on eight wheels.
Is there an age limit?
Nope. Our youngest member is 18, and the oldest is 50-something.
When do you practice?
Every Thursday night, from 7:00-10:00 pm. We run 12-week sessions throughout the year; in 2018 they start on January 7, March 31, June 23, and September 13.
Where are practices held?
At the Derby Depot, which is located at 1415 S. 700 W in Salt Lake City. (We’re around back on the northeast corner. Don’t mind the freight trains rolling by—we are just that legit.)
Are there fees of any kind?
The basic course is $80 for the 12-week session, plus an additional $80 per year for WFTDA insurance, which is required. Insurance is good for one calendar year; you can sign up for it here. (We do have several other options if you want to practice more than once a week; dues go up based on the number of days you skate.)
When are the next tryouts?
We don’t have tryouts per se. Our team members are required to pass a minimum skills assessment before playing, and that sometimes takes only one session. (Some people take more than one session to pass, but that’s okay too.) If you pay your dues and pass minimums, you play! Note: We cut off registration after the third week of each session. It’s in a skater’s best interest to get as much skate time in as possible before bouting.
So what do I need to do to get started?
Register for the upcoming session, buy a mouth guard, and show up on Thursday, September 13th!