Community Involvement

Active Streets

Children push roller rebels around the track in a race
Local children push roller rebels Coconut Slaughter, Queen Slayer, and Gnarly Rae Jepsen around the track in a race during Active Streets 2018

Since the event’s creation in 2014, GRR has participated in the Annual Active Streets Gainesville community event┬áto promote healthy, active lifestyles by engaging in athletic pastimes, like roller derby.


our roller rebels in safety gear preparing to pick up some trash
The Gainesville Roller Rebels get ready to pick up some trash! – April 16, 2017

With the Florida Department of Transportation the Gainesville Roller Rebels have annually agreed to “adopt” a two mile section of NW 6th street in Gainesville and remove litter.

Gainesville Pride Parade and Festival

Roller rebels pose with "GRR's Got Pride" rainbow banner
Roller Rebels skated during the the 2017 Gainesville Pride Parade and Festival

GRR participates in the Gainesville Pride Parade & Festival annually because being a part of the local LGBTQ+ community is important to us.

Gainesville Greenway Challenge

Skaters Lyka Fox, Gnarly Rae Jepsen, Toaster Brutal, and Fresh Meat Caro pose after a hard morning’s work – October 2018

The Gainesville Roller Rebels recently joined the Gainesville Greenway Challenge to remove invasive plants from Palm Point Nature Park in an effort to restore natural habitat in Gainesville.

Charity Raffles

At each bout, GRR donates the proceeds from raffle tickets to local charities. Past recipients include:

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Snail Mail
Gainesville Roller Rebels
P.O. Box 12679
Gainesville, FL 32604