Roller derby is a contact sport played by two teams on roller skates, on an elliptical track and is one of the most rapidly growing sports in the country.
The Los Alamos Cherry Bombs are a junior roller derby team sponsored by the Los Alamos YMCA, welcoming to all interested youth who are interested in the sport of roller derby. All skill levels welcome! Loaner gear is available for new participants. The Cherry Bombs are members of the Junior Roller Derby Association and compete locally and nationally.
Starting April 2021, practices are held at the Los Alamos County Skating Rink (4475 W Rd, Los Alamos, NM 87544) [Directions]
In the winter, practices resume in The Family YMCA gym on 1450 Iris Street.
Cost: $30 per month
Instructor: Mary Alice
Now Mondays & Wednesdays
All Levels 6-8pm
(30 mins of off skates and 1.5 hours on skates)
Beginners: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Level 2 and 3: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Jr Roller Derby is now categorized as a “Youth Club Sport” and will therefore follow COVID Safe Practices outlined in All Together New Mexico: COVID Safe Practices for Individuals and Employers and the New Mexico Activities Association’s Guidelines for Participation.