Volunteer Appreciation Picnic and BBQ on Saturday September 15

Our volunteers have been so amazing to us this year. We’d love to invite each and every person who helped us out at our games for some good eats and cheer at our 2018 Volunteer Appreciation Picnic and BBQ. 

If you helped us out this year please join us next Saturday (September 15th) from Noon to 4pm at Vincent Massey Park. The food is on us. Just bring your smiles and your kids and let’s all hope for good weather.

Who’s invited: Volunteers, Sponsors, Referees, NSOs and all members of OVRD and their families.

When: Saturday September 15th / Noon- 4pm (Rain date Sunday September 16th)

Where: Vincent Massey Park (Heron and Riverside Drive) There is parking but it’s not free / Very accessible by bike / Bus #118 or #87 


Please RSVP by September 12th via this form so we know how much food to bring:


There’s also a facebook event to invite your forgetful spouse:


Hope to see you all there!



Learn to skate at OVRD’s Roller Derby 101 starting in September

We are currently recruiting new skaters into our Roller Derby 101 program for our Fall 2018 session. 

About the OVRD’s Roller Derby 101 program:
Class are twice a week at the old Ottawa Technical High School (440 Albert St.)
Classes are on Tuesdays 8-10pm and Saturdays 11am-1pm
The cost of the fall session is $230 (includes insurance)
Begins Tuesday September 18th and runs until Tuesday October 30th

We’re holding a open house on Tuesday, September 18th. Come and meet the coaches, ask questions, and learn more about what you can expect from the program. There is no obligation to sign-up for the program at this session.
There is a Facebook event for the Open House to invite your friends!

Our training program is designed teach roller skating to new and novice adult skaters.
•  We will train you to skate, stop, fall and hit safely
•  Open to all genders and gender expressions
•  Open to adults 18 + (see below for Juniors)
•  Just be willing to show up, have fun, and work hard

We offer a safe and welcoming space for you to develop your roller derby skills.  Prior skating knowledge, of any kind, is an asset but definitely not a requirement.

E-mail us for more information:

Register for the full fall session via this form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd6ez5DGjfL03ar1_K7Ab7Lvx-EkCz7i9CrD5Dm3jjltDWrQQ/viewform?usp=send_form


Final Game of the Season – Double Header in Rockland on Saturday August 25th

OVRD is excited to present our FINAL Saturday Showdown Double Header of the 2018 season on August 25th. For the first, and last time this year, our A-Team the Ottawa Valley All-Stars will be showcasing their talent for a hometown crowd. Be sure to catch the highly competitive game versus the Misfit Militia of the Orangeville Roller Girls at 6pm. The second game will the culmination of the OVRD Home Team Championships. The evenly matched Centre Block and East Block are competing for league supremacy so it’s sure to be an excellent game. Don’t forget to bring your lawn chairs to enjoy both games from the Kichesippi Beer Garden.

Jean-Marc Lalonde Arena (1523 Du Parc Avenue, Rockland, ON)
Doors: 5:30pm
Game #1 at 6pm – OVRD All-Stars vs. Orangeville’s Misfit Militia
Game #2 at 8pm – OVRD Home Team Championships: Centre Block vs. East Block
Tickets: $10, available at the door

RSVP on Facebook and tell your friends! https://www.facebook.com/events/1081515578664988/