Roller Derby Boot Camps

Hudson Valley Horrors boot camps are run by our team of coaches with 10 years of training and skating experience.  They are designed to get skaters prepared for tryouts and give them the basic skills needed to participate in the sport.

Boot Camp Details

We hold sessions throughout the season. Skaters can sign-up for one or more sessions. Boots camps are held at Hyde Park Roller Magic from 7-9 pm.

Determine Your Skill Level

Level 1

This level is for newbie skaters. No previous skating experience is needed. Our coaches will teach you skating fundamentals including proper form, stopping, crossovers, controlled lowering, and more.

Level 2

This level is for skaters with some skating experience. If you skated as a kid or skate casually on the weekend, our coaches will take your basic skill set to the next level and teach you some more advanced techniques.

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Boot Camp Registration

Sign-up for Hudson Valley Horrors Roller Derby boot camps
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Additional Information

Must Bring

  • Quad roller skates (no blades)
  • Elbow pads
  • Wrist pads
  • Knee pads
  • Helmet
  • Mouthguard
  • Sneakers (for off-skates warm-up)
  • Plenty of water

Or You Can Rent

  • Skates: $2
  • Gear (includes wrist, elbow, and knee pads and helmet): $5
  • Mouthguards (yours to keep for next time): $5

Recommend Bringing

  • Snacks
  • Towel (you will be sweating)

Boot Camp FAQs

How do I know if I am eligible to participate?

Bootcamps are co-ed, 9+.  Skating experience is helpful but not required.  All skill levels welcome!

How Do I Assess My Skill Level?

Read the descriptions and place yourself where you think you are best suited. On the day of the Boot Camp, skaters can get shuffled around if needed.

What About Insurance?

HVHRD does not provide insurance and you will be required to sign a waiver to participate.  Personal insurance is strongly suggested.

Can I get a refund if it turns out I can’t make it?

Boot camps are not refundable, but they are transferable.  You can either transfer the registration to a future boot camp or you can have a friend or family member take your place.  Just shoot us an email at and we can make the transfer happen.

How do I get to Hyde Park Roller Magic?

Check out this link to get directions.

I have more questions, who can I contact?

For more information contact


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