Rollerblading Trails East Hartford CT

Local resource for rollerblading trails in East Hartford. 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 West Hartford, CT
(860) 570-0123
340 N. Main St.
West Hartford, CT
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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Collistus Lorde
(203) 366-4936
Hartford, CT

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Ymca
(860) 522-4183
160 Jewell St
Hartford, CT
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Personal Trainer

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Hwangs Tae Kwon Do
(860) 646-0767
388 Main St
Manchester, CT
 
L A Boxing
(860) 652-8269
345 New London Tpke
Glastonbury, CT
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Personal Trainer

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Camp Jewell Outdoor Center
(860) 522-4183
241 Trumbull St
Hartford, CT
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Personal Trainer

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Comprehensive Health Services
(860) 727-1115
1 Gold St
Hartford, CT
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Personal Trainer

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R. Craig Chivers
(860) 770-1213
Glastonbury, CT

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Wow! Fitness
(860) 633-1661
271 Oakwood Dr
Glastonbury, CT
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Personal Trainer

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Solo Fitness Personal Training Center
(860) 657-2426
10 Commerce St # D
Glastonbury, CT
 
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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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