Tue, 02/14/2023 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

 South Shore Roller Derby is recruiting! On Tuesdays, February 14 and 21, 2023, watch a roller derby practice, speak with league members and learn about the sport of roller derby. South Shore Roller Derby is recruiting skaters, referees and non-skating officials. 

These free recruitment events will be held from 7-9pm at NEO New Vistas High School Sportsplex, 5201 US-6, Portage, IN. No equipment or experience required! Those interested in participating can register online at or by emailing 

“We hope anyone interested in learning what it takes to be a part of a roller derby league takes their first step toward joining. We have skaters and members from all over Northwest Indiana. There are members who are nurses, engineers, mothers, college students, professors, artists, and more! If you have ever considered roller derby, come to these recruitment events and see that derby is for everyone,” said El Kapitan, league president.

New skater programming will begin Sunday, February 26. Potential skaters will be taught the basics of skating and roller derby. The league also has equipment to borrow during the program. Additional information will be provided at the recruitment events.

To find out more about becoming a South Shore Roller Derby member and to stay up to date on league happenings, visit or follow @SouthShoreRollerDerby on Facebook and Instagram.

The South Shore Roller Derby, Inc. (SSRD) is a competitive Flat Track Roller Derby League and 501(c)3 nonprofit in Northwest Indiana. SSRD strives to improve individual athleticism, character, and community while promoting team unity. Members of SSRD are dedicated to community outreach through events, activities, and volunteerism.