Rollerblading Trails Bangor ME

Local resource for rollerblading trails in Bangor. 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.

Union Street Athletics
(207) 942-3200
366 Griffin Rd
Bangor, ME
 
Golds Gym Holiday Health
(207) 947-0763
424 Odlin Rd
Bangor, ME
 
Fitness Options
(207) 363-1177
180 Woodbridge Rd
York, ME
 
Planet Fitness
(207) 284-9924
420 Alfred St
Biddeford, ME
 
Optimum Performance
(207) 236-0844
120 Union St
Rockport, ME
 
Bangor Athletic Club
(207) 947-2582
185 Harlow St
Bangor, ME
 
Fitness Plus Personal Training
(207) 782-1171
675 Main St
Lewiston, ME
 
Anytime Fitness Fairfield, ME
(207) 453-6390
51 Western Avenue
Fairfield, ME
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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Mid-coast Gym
(207) 596-0141
44 Park St
Rockland, ME
 
Coastal Fitness
(207) 438-0888
75 Us Route I Bypass
Kittery, ME
 
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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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