How to Join

Are you looking to join the HRD Sapling family? We can't wait to meet you! Our Sapling season starts in the fall and ends in May. 
We offer two programs, our Sapling Competitive Team and our Training Camp Program!

Training Camp Program
The Training Camp is open to new skaters ages 11-17 (skater must turn 11 by September first) who want to develop the fundamental skills needed to play roller derby. You do not need prior roller skating experience to join. This camp has two sessions: Level 1 Derby Skills and Level 2 Derby Skills. Each session will be approximately 12 weeks. Participants will finish the first two sessions with an opportunity to take a skills assessment.  Participants will finish the first two sessions with an opportunity to take a skills assessment to move to the Saplings team the following year.

Level 1 Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday: August 28 - November 15 from 4:15pm-6:00pm @ Redwood Acres!

            Fees:   $60
Level 2 & Finishing School: Tuesday & Thursday: January 8 - April 30 from 4:15pm-6:00pm @ Redwood Acres

or Level 2 & Sapling Team           
            Fees: $150
Sapling Team Season
This program is open to any skater who can pass the skills assessment and is between ages 11-17 (if you turn 18 during the program you will be allowed to finish out the season with the league).  Skaters will participate in games, some may be co-ed under the JRDA rules of no more than two boys per jam. All elements of the Derby Season will focus on activities that foster trust and communication between teammates while teaching all aspects of the game. 

            Schedule: Tuesdays & Thursdays: August 28 – April 30 from 4:15pm-6:00pm @ Redwood Acres
            Fees: $250

Please download the packets linked below. You must print, complete and sign the Registration Material and USARS Membership application. All forms must be received by September 11, 2018. If you have any questions please feel free to email us: Email

  • 2018 Registration Materials (Coming Soon!)
  • 2018 USARS Membership Application (Coming Soon!)