Smoky Mountain Sk8way is the founder of Balsam Mountain Roller Girls, Haywood County’s First Women’s Flat track Derby League.
Who can play - The Balsam Mountain Roller Girls is an inclusive roller derby team for any woman age 18+ with an interest and willingness to learn and participate in this sport.
Derby Gear- Roller skates (quad style), derby helmet, derby style knee pads, elbow pads, wrist guards and a mouthguard.
Join - New members are welcome on Sundays. First practice is free with a signed waiver and limited participation. Second practice you will need to bring copy of state id, sign bylaws, pay dues ($40/month which includes monthly membership to all regular public skating session at SMS) and begin acquiring gear. You should try to have gear within about 2 weeks.
Members- In order to remain an active member of the Balsam Mountain Roller Girls roster, members must:
v Attend at least 75% of practices,
v Remain current on dues,
v Carry USARS insurance ($45 annual fee)
v Keep information updated with the Secretary, and
v Read and sign in agreement the bylaws and waiver
Practice - Practice is held on Sundays and Thursdays from 6:30-8:30 at Smoky Mountain Sk8way. Expectations- In order for every member of Balsam Mountain Roller Girls to perform at their best, it’s imperative that everyone make a strong effort to attend all required practices, bouts, community service events, and other team activities. However, with the understanding that each member has their own responsibilities, depending on that member’s role, not all events will be considered required.
Location- Smoky Mountain Sk8way, 19025 Great Smoky Mountain Expressway Waynesville, NC 28786 828-246-9124