In the News

April 2024

Trent Arthur

“Skate Hard, Hit Hard”: A Conversation with the Peterborough Area Roller Derby Team


PARD skaters sitting on bench while Coach Dawesome guestures with arms.  Credit Cliff Skarstedt, Peterborough Examiner, July 2023.
Peterborough Area Roller Derby (PARD) players and coaches host Jeo-PARDy in Game 1 against Royal City Roller Derby played at Douro Community Centre on Saturday, July 22, 2023 in Douro-Dummer Township, Ont.



August 2023

Nat and Sarie join Global’ Tricia Mason to talk Derby and PARD’s final home game of 2023 

July 2023 

Peterborough Examiner

Peterborough Area Roller Derby returns to the track in Douro.

Peterborough Currents

Peterborough’s Area Roller Derby competes this weekend with world ranking points on the line

July 2022

Roller derby returns to Peterborough area after a pandemic hiatus

June 2022

Peterborough Area Roller Derby returns for the first time since pandemic began

March 2022

Roller derby will bounce back, skates are already hitting the track: Peterborough edition


Peterborough Roller Derby Team Planning a Post-Pandemic Rebuild, Will, Pearson, Peterborough Currents, Dec, 2020


Peterborough Area Roller Derby ready to rock’em and block’em.  Peterborough Examiner, July 21, 2019.

Peterborough Area Roller Derby Returns for New Season, Peterborough Examiner, May 30, 2019


Roller Derby Woo, Will Pearson, ElectricCity Magazine, July 5, 2018.


PARDy Wraps Up, Peterborough Examiner, August 30, 2017

Roller Derby Goes to the Cats & Dogs, Kawartha Now, May 2017


Greenbelt Riot vs Riverside Riot Squad, May 2016

Peterborough Pride Parade, 2016, Chex TV Sept 2016

“Focus on the Kawarthas – Teaser”, Cogeco TV,  April 2016

“All about the Peterborough Roller Derby“, Trent Arthur, January 18, 2016


“New Name for Merged Roller Derby League”, Peterborough Examiner, Aug 31, 2015

“Shoves & Kisses” Snap’d Peterborough, August 2015

“New Look for Roller Derby”, Peterborough Examiner, June 18, 2015

“Spring Fling” Snap’d Peterborough, May 2015

“Roller Derby Leagues Merge”, Peterborough Examiner, April 28, 2015