*CANCELLED* First Friday // Adult Skate

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    *CANCELLED* First Friday // Adult Skate

    6060 Federal Blvd
    8:00 pm
    $18 General Admission // $23 Admission & Rental


The county has issued a public health order that is effective at midnight Thursday, March 12, 2020. Mass gatherings of 250 or more people are banned in San Diego County through the end of March. Gatherings under 250 people are encouraged to have a social spacing of at least six feet.

In light of that and the desire to reduce the spread of COIV-19, we will not be holding any gatherings for the next 30 days. We apologize for the inconvenience this causes.  Please know we want to do what is right by our community. If you have any further concerns, please reach out to us directly.


This roller skating session is Adult Only.  All roller skaters and spectators must be 18+ with valid ID. 

Derby United has put together a unique public roller skating event.  This special night will be held in its new, one-of-a-kind outdoor skating facility in Southeast San Diego.  Quad skaters from all over Southern California are invited to come skate on the “First Friday” of every month on Derby United’s 9,000 square foot lighted, polished concrete rink.

All skates and styles are welcome. We’ll roll the night away from 8-11p as the sun sets on San Diego. The inaugural event will include live music from DJ Dimitri of Booty Bassment, as well as food by Fresheria – Be Fresh and local vendors.

First come, first served on-site parking for $10.  Parking is valid for one skate session (Adult Skate 8-11p). Valet parking only. The lot will be cleared at 11p.  Free street parking as available. Please be respectful of our neighbors and park courteously on Federal Blvd.  Please keep noise to a minimum when exiting the facility.

Food & Beverage:
Concessions and a public water fountain will be available on-site as well as tasty offerings for purchase from Fresheria – Be Fresh, a family owned restaurant, with one of their many locations here in the neighborhood of Encanto.  Their event menu includes: Corn cup, Tostitos, Chamango, Fruit cup, Açaí bowl, Fresas con crema (strawberries and cream), Wraps (Chicken or Quinoa), and Tortas (Ham, Chicken or Steak).

NO OUTSIDE FOOD OR BEVERAGE IS PERMITTED ON SITE.  Any guest found to be enjoying outside beverages will be asked to leave the facility immediately and no refund will be issued. All bags are subject to search upon entry.

Ticketing Notes:
Both skaters and spectators must pay General Admission of $18 for Adult Skate.  All participants must have a signed waiver on file for entry.  Online tickets include waivers agreement at the time of purchase.

Skate/Gear Rental Notes:
Quad skate rentals for all sizes will be available at an additional charge.  General Admission plus Rentals may be purchased in advance for $23. Skate rentals come in various sizes from Toddler 10 – Adult 13.  Very small and large sizes may be limited. Sizing availability is first come, first served. All skates are in unisex/men’s sizing.

Protective gear may also be rented at no extra charge.  $5 rental fee includes skates, helmet and/or any pads. Derby United carries a wide size range of Triple 8 Helmets and 187 Knee, Elbow and Wrist Guards for rent for additional protection.  A debit or credit card must be held on file for any skate or protective gear rental. Any rental gear that is not returned by the end of the session will be charged to the card on file.

Rink Safety & Skating Etiquette:
1. Treat all people with respect.
2. Fast Skaters on the outside.  Do not stop in the glide lane.
3. Slow Skaters on the inside. Stopped and multidirectional skating should happen on the inside of the rink.
4. No Crowd Cutting Please!
5. Be aware at all times on the floor.  If you want to stop, please head to the middle or leave the rink floor.

This infographic is extremely helpful in illustrating safe rink behavior.  Big thanks to Roll with Soul and White Chocolate.
Rink Safety Roll with Soul

Venue Notes:
This is a lighted outdoor venue.  Please dress appropriately. After dark temperatures drop. Indoor restroom facilities are located on premises. In the case of inclement weather, the event will be postponed. Rain Date: Friday March 13th. All tickets will be honored and transfer to the Rain Date. Ticket purchasers will be notified via email.

Personal Belongings: 
Limited rental lockers are available onsite.  Please do not bring valuables to the facility.  Derby United is not responsible for lost or stolen items.   No personal chairs/seating may be brought for onsite. Service animals only.

Weapons & Inappropriate Behavior:
No weapons of any kind are permitted at a Derby United premises.  Please refrain from bringing firearms or any weapons on the property including those that are legal and properly licensed. All bags and persons may be subject to search upon entry. Derby United promotes an inclusive community.  No abusive or combative behavior of any kind will be tolerated. Guests engaging in any such behavior will be escorted out of the facility immediately. No refunds will be issued.

First Friday Admission & Gear Rental, both presale and at the door, is NON-REFUNDABLE.  

Day-of tickets sales subject to availability.  Door admission is not guaranteed without an advanced ticket.