Rollerblading Trails East Providence RI

Local resource for rollerblading trails in East Providence. 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.

Way Of The Dragon
(401) 435-6502
877 Waterman Ave
East Providence, RI
 
Body Renaissance Llc
(401) 421-0303
148 Waterman St
Providence, RI
 
Fitness Together Providence
(401) 369-7660
145 Elmgrove Ave
Providence, RI
Programs & Services
Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Bally Total Fitness
(401) 434-1500
50 Narragansett Park Dr
East Providence, RI
 
Bbd Pilates Ri
(401) 273-2639
265 Wickenden Street
Providence, RI
 
Pilates Ri
(401) 273-2639
34 Governor St
Providence, RI
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Fitness Together
(401) 369-7660
145 Elmgrove Ave
Providence, RI
 
Ymca
(401) 521-0155
438 Hope St
Providence, RI
 
The Village Health Co.
(401) 861-0123
222 S Water St
Providence, RI
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Village Health Co
(401) 861-0123
222 S Water St
Providence, RI
 
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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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