Rollerblading Trails Athens GA

Local resource for rollerblading trails in Athens. 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.

Athens Personal Fitness Inc
(706) 425-9797
2405 W Broad St
Athens, GA
 
Classic Martial Arts Club
(706) 353-3616
165 Coile Dr
Athens, GA
 
Omni Club For Women
(706) 369-3111
2361 W Broad St
Athens, GA
 
Ywco
(706) 354-7880
562 Research Dr
Athens, GA
 
Core
(706) 310-0811
2061 Hog Mountain Rd
Watkinsville, GA
 
Georgia Cycle Sport
(706) 549-2453
1029 Baxter St
Athens, GA
 
Remedy An Herbal Pharmacy
(706) 613-0120
834 Prince Ave
Athens, GA
Industry
Herbalist, Massage Practitioner, Personal Trainer, Yoga Instructor

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Curves
(706) 548-0024
227 Prince Ave
Athens, GA
 
Anytime Fitness Athens/Watkinsville, GA
(706) 310-0811
1260 Mars Hill Road
Watkinsville, GA
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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Contours Express
(706) 788-7923
5430 Highway 72 W
Colbert, GA
 
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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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