2019 Volunteer Appreciation Picnic & BBQ

Volunteer-Picnic_FBevent_Sept2019What an incredible season!  We relied on a lot of people to pull it off and we really don’t deserve them.  As a small gesture of thanks we’re asking people who volunteers with us this season to: Please bring your families to the VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION PICNIC and BBQ!!!!

Come on out for some good eats and cheer at Vincent Massey Park on Sunday September 22nd from 3pm  to 6pm. The food is on us. Just bring your smiles and your kids and hope for good weather. 

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

Sunday September 22nd / 3pm –  6pm 

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 11th via this form so we know how much food to bring: 


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


Ottawa Junior Roller Derby Fall ’19 – Spring ’20 Session

Ottawa Junior Roller Derby (OJRD) Fall 2019 – Spring 2020 session is currently FULL. Please contact us at: juniors@ottawavalleyrollerderby.com to get your name placed on the waiting list.

OJRD is a non-profit league aimed at providing kids and teens with a fun and safe environment to play flat-track roller derby.  Players are grouped by skill and age. Juniors play a modified and low-contact version of modern flat-track roller derby. No skating experience necessary.  OJRD is open to skaters aged 9-17 of any level of skating experience and any gender.


Dates: The Fall 2019 – Spring 2020 session will run on Saturdays from 1pm to 3pm, starting September 21, 2019 until  June 2020. 

Location: From September till April: practices will be held at the Ottawa Tech Adult High School (440 Albert Street at Bay) in the Mustang Gym (gym entrance is off of Slater Street) 

From May 2020 till June 2020: practices will be held at the Rideau Curling Club – 715 Cooper Street.

Price: $275 for the season

Payable by E-Transfer to Finance@OttawaValleyRollerDerby.com
Security question: Who Do We Roll With?
Answer: OVRD2019

**Be sure to include in the notes that this is for Junior Fall 2019 Registration and the name of your child** 

If any of these methods of payment are inaccessible to you, please email Finance@OttawaValleyRollerDerby.com 


Registration Form and details here:


For more information please contact us at:


Learn to skate with OVRD – Roller Derby 101 Fall 2019 Session

We are excited to announce that we are recruiting new skaters for our next session of Roller Derby 101.


About the Fall Session of Roller Derby 101

Date and Time: The fall 2019 session begins Tuesday, September 17th and ends Tuesday, October 29th. 

It will be running twice a week:

  • Tuesdays from 8:00pm-10:00pm 
  • Saturdays from 11:00am-1:00pm 

*There may be some exception dates and/or last minute changes to the schedule – please watch out for weekly e-mails from the RD101 Coaches to keep fully updated on the schedule. 

Location: Ottawa Tech Adult High School (440 Albert St. at Bay) in the Mustang Gym (gym entrance is on Slater St.)

Price: The cost of the session is $250, which includes the registration fee ($220) and mandatory skating insurance ($30).


About OVRD’s RD 101 program:

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. Open to adults 18 + (juniors are taught at a different program) and to all genders and gender expressions.

This training program is designed to teach roller skating to new and novice adult skaters.

  • Learn to skate, stop, fall, and hit safely
  • Learn the rules and gameplay of roller derby
  • Meet new friends, have fun, and work hard


You will need quad roller skates, knee pads, elbow pads, wrist guards, a helmet, and a mouth guard – Check Out Neon Skates (100-379 Danforth Ave. http://www.neonskates.ca) for equipment.

If you don’t have the gear you’ll need to participate in the program, email us ASAP, as we may have gear for you to borrow temporarily.


Awesome! How do I sign up?

1 – Fill out the following registration form before September 15th



2 – Send your payment of $250 before September 15th

Payment for the session can be made by:
E-Transfer ($250) to finance@ottawavalleyrollerderby.com.
Use the security question: “Who do we roll with?” and Answer: “OVRD2019”


Paypal ($256.68) to Finance@OttawaValleyRollerDerby.com
*Please note the total takes into account the $6.68 PayPal Processing Fees*

If these payment methods are not accessible to you please let us know, and we’ll arrange a different way. 


Other questions?

E-mail us at: RollerDerby101@OttawaValleyRollerDerby.com