Traverse City Roller Derby actively participates in our amazing Traverse City community!

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TCRD is proud to be a new partner with Grand Traverse County Parks & Recreation!

Please consider supporting the new playground at the Grand Traverse County Civic Center. Donate so that our children can get out and play again on a safe, engaging play structure at our beloved Civic Center Park.http://www.patronicity.com/getoutandplayproject.

 

State Theatre Volunteering!

Be sure to set aside the final Friday of every month to catch a great flick at an outstanding community theatre and hang out with your favorite TCRD members and skaters!

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The random conversations and the spreading of the Derby Love always makes for a great night at the State! Click here for the State Theatre’s schedule.

Junior Roller Derby through TCAPS LEAP Program!

The mission of Junior Roller Derby is to promote athleticism, camaraderie, and positive self-esteem.

Skaters will be divided and instructed by skill level. Roller Derby is open to any student between the ages of 8 and 17 years. Beginners will cover basic skating form and awareness; safe falls, stops and starts, and avoiding obstacles. Skaters will progress to learning to skate safely in partnerships and in groups. The more advanced skaters will begin working on light contact derby skills including hopping, weaving, positional blocking, lean-outs, giving and receiving pushes, and hitting form. While working on skills, all skaters will focus on personal growth and teamwork.

What is LEAP?

LEAP, also known as the Learning, Enrichment and Athletic Program, provides athletic, arts and enrichment opportunities for preschool through 12th grade students. It is the vision of LEAP to provide students with increased opportunities for engagement beyond the school day through educational and recreational activities to improve learning, health, and wellness.

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