Rollerblading Trails Freeport IL

Local resource for rollerblading trails in Freeport. 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 Freeport, IL
(815) 233-4334
1862 South West Avenue
Freeport, IL
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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Fitness Lifestyles of Freeport
(815) 233-2292
641 W Stephenson St
Freeport, IL
Industry
Massage Practitioner, Personal Trainer

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Tighten-n-tone
(815) 289-9101
219 Main
Pecatonica, IL
 
Anytime Fitness Winnebago, IL
(815) 335-8222
506 N Elida St
Winnebago, IL
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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Lisa Miller
(815) 387-3131
Winnebago, IL

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Barnes Barry Md FHN FAMILY HEALTHCARE CENTER-STEPHENSON STREET
(815) 599-7770
1036 W Stephenson St
Freeport, IL
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Personal Trainer

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Jazzercise
(815) 235-9013
2631 East Dr
Freeport, IL
 
On the Move Fitness by Becka
(815) 493-8213
506 Il Route 64
Lanark, IL
 
Tone-a-weigh
(815) 248-4444
115 Center St
Durand, IL
 
Body Kurves
(815) 233-0066
18 W Stephenson St
Freeport, IL
 
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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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