Rollerblading Trails Garden City KS

Local resource for rollerblading trails in Garden City. 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.

Mens Fitness
(620) 276-6300
3005 E Mary St
Garden City, KS
 
Coyote's Family Fitness
(620) 260-9300
2302 E Mary
Garden City, KS
 
P T Plus Physical Therapy
(316) 775-0700
1503 Washington Ln
Augusta, KS
 
American Dance Center Inc
(913) 451-3020
11728 Quivira Rd
Overland Park, KS
 
Ladies Workout Express
(785) 228-3809
4003 SW Gage Center Dr
Topeka, KS
 
Curves
(620) 271-0718
3005 E Mary St
Garden City, KS
 
Modern Body Contrology
(913) 829-8431
10455 Deerfield Ln
Olathe, KS
 
Emporia Recreation Commission
(620) 340-6300
313 W 4th Ave
Emporia, KS
 
Firm Athletic Club
(913) 888-1025
14900 W 106th St
Shawnee Mission, KS
 
Olympic Iron Gym
(785) 749-5438
520 E 22nd Ter
Lawrence, KS
 

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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