Rollerblading Trails Boston MA

Local resource for rollerblading trails in Boston. 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.

Silky Way Boston Inc
(617) 451-5719
38 Kneeland St
Boston, MA
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Womens Fitness of Boston
(617) 227-1221
27 School St
Boston, MA
Industry
Personal Trainer, Yoga Instructor

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Boston Athletic Association
(617) 236-1659
40 Trinity Pl # 4
Boston, MA
 
Fitness Together Back Bay Boston
(617) 247-3900
36 Newbury Street
Boston, MA
Programs & Services
Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Bodyscapes
(617) 267-5766
1 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Health Effects Institute
(617) 488-2300
101 Federal St
Boston, MA
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Boston Sports Clubs
(617) 536-1247
501 Boylston St
Boston, MA
 
Dahn Yoga & Healing
(617) 262-9642
551 Boylston St
Boston, MA
Industry
Personal Trainer, Psychologist, Yoga Instructor

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Wah-lum Kung-fu Athletic Association
(617) 350-7530
17 Edinboro St
Boston, MA
 
Body Evolver Health Fitness
(617) 247-2639
364 Boylston St
Boston, MA
 
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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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