Rollerblading Trails Ames IA

Local resource for rollerblading trails in Ames. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to walking trails, hiking trails, cycling trails, and skiing trails, as well as advice and content on trail skating and trail skating safety.

Anytime Fitness Ames, IA
(515) 232-9539
414 South 17th St.
Ames, IA
Programs & Services
24-hr Operations, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Parking, Personal Training, Spinning, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Anytime Fitness Ames, IA
(515) 268-0444
5820 West Lincoln Way, Suite 103
Ames, IA
Programs & Services
24-hr Operations, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Parking, Personal Training, Spinning, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Family Martial Arts Center
(515) 232-7002
231 Main St
Ames, IA
 
Beth Clarke Studio Of Dance
(515) 232-8908
118 S High Ave
Ames, IA
 
Family Martial Arts Center
(515) 232-7002
4700 Mortensen Rd
Ames, IA
 
Dangerous Curves
(515) 292-9210
122 Welch Ave
Ames, IA
 
Ames Racquet Fitness Center
(515) 232-1911
320 S 17 St
Ames, IA
 
Advanced Fitness Performance
(515) 233-1655
1421 S Bell Ave
Ames, IA
 
Curves
(515) 232-3828
620 Lincoln Way
Ames, IA
 
Ames Back Neck Care Center
(515) 233-1709
809 Wheeler St Suite 2
Ames, IA
 
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Eight Rules for Safe Trail Skating

By Greg Major

Skaters sharing trail with bike rider

Skaters share a beach path with a cyclist in Long Beach.
Photo: Darlene Prois

 

With the skating season upon us, skaters everywhere will be heading outdoors again ... but so will millions of bikers, runners, walkers, dogs ... and who knows what else.

To help you navigate the hazards, here are some tips for skating on multi-use paths and trails.

1) Always wear a helmet. I am amazed when I see skaters decked out in every pad known to man but with nothing on their noggins.

Remember: Road rash heals, but a good bump on the head could cause you to eat with a straw for the rest of your life.

2) Don't expect others to make room for you. Everybody believes they are the king of the road. Be prepared to make room for trail hogs. And while you're at it, set a good example by making room for others.

3) Be polite. Let people know before you pass by calling out, "On your left." And don't expect people to get out of your...

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