Rollerblading Trails Bowie MD

Local resource for rollerblading trails in Bowie. 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.

Free Motion Fitness
(301) 860-1036
7411 Quail Ridge Ln
Bowie, MD
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Personal Trainer

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24 Hour World Gym Fitness Center
(301) 352-0100
6000 Laurel Bowie Rd
Bowie, MD
 
Curves
(301) 262-8788
15480 Annapolis Rd
Bowie, MD
 
Go Figures
(301) 218-8475
12150 Central Ave
Mitchellville, MD
 
Tokoebe Lyles Personal Training
(301) 808-6000
860 Largo Center DrUpper Marlboro
, MD
 
Golds Gym Fairwood
(301) 805-4653
12510 Fairwood Pkwy
Bowie, MD
 
Lawrence D. Lee III
(240) 426-6077
Bowie, MD

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Elitefit Boot Camp
(240) 393-5219
12138 Central Ave
Bowie, MD
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Personal Trainer

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Golds Gym
(410) 451-4653
1625 Crofton Ctr
Crofton, MD
 
Tokoebe Lyles Personal Training
(301) 808-6000
860 Largo Center Dr
Upper Marlboro, MD
 
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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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