Too young to vote, but ready to roll? The Ithaca League of Women Rollers (ILWR) is bringing junior derby back to Ithaca this July. ILWRâ€™s SufferJets and BlueStockings invite Ithacaâ€™s newest roller girlsâ€”aged 8â€“12 and 13â€“17â€”to join them on the track, where they will learn powerful skating skills, build fitness, and enjoy a fun, confidence-building team experience.
The junior derby season will run from July 12 to September 10. Dues for this session are $150 and include a t-shirt. Mandatory USARS insurance is an additional $35 (unless you are a returning skater.
Skaters must provide their own skates and protective gear.
Need-based scholarships may be available. Register by July 1 to take part in Ithacaâ€™s exciting team sport adventure. Junior derby leagues are springing up across the country. The girls play a safe, light contact game modified from adult womenâ€™s rules. Be the first on your block to become a roller derby star!
Summer 2011 session dates: July 12 â€“ September 10 (9 weeks)
Practice Times: Tuesday & Thursday from 5:30-7:15pm
Location: Cass Park Rink (701 Taughannock Boulevard, Ithaca)