The Brick House Betties (in yellow) battled Whistler's Black Diamond Betties in a pre-season scrimmage.

Betties battle Betties in roller derby

Brick House hosts Whistler team in pre-season scrimmage in Cumberland


Local roller derby team, the Brick House Betties, invited Whistler’s Black Diamond Betties to the Comox Valley on March 8 to play a pre-season scrimmage at the CRI. The teams first met last season and are well matched.

The Brick House Betties have two home games at the CVSC this derby season. April 18 will be a local match-up against Campbell River’s Rink Minx. Whistler will be back again May 9 for another “Battle of the Betties.”


Check out the dynamic sport of roller derby and don’t miss these family-friendly events. Join the Brick House Betties on Facebook for more info.

– Brick House Betties


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