Rollerblading Trails Grand Rapids MI

Local resource for rollerblading trails in Grand Rapids. 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.

Mvp Metro Club
(616) 254-8600
33 Fountain St Nw
Grand Rapids, MI
 
S K Fitness
(616) 988-9320
222 N River Ave
Grand Rapids, MI
 
Better Life Unlimited
(616) 224-0548
220 Lyon St Nw
Grand Rapids, MI
 
Aitken Marguerite E Md
(616) 588-2277
220 Lyon St NW
Grand Rapids, MI
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Osteopath (DO), Personal Trainer

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Ripples LLC
(616) 481-5252
2851 Michigan St NE
Grand Rapids, MI
Industry
Massage Practitioner, Osteopath (DO), Personal Trainer

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YMCA
(616) 456-6931
40 Monroe Center St NW
Grand Rapids, MI
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Better Life Institute
(616) 776-6490
187 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Fitness Together of Downtown Grand Rapids
(616) 451-6740
169 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Fitness Together Downtown Grand Rapids
(616) 451-6740
169 Monroe Ave NW, Ste 110
Grand Rapids, MI
Programs & Services
Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Armenta Studio
(616) 235-9642
951 Wealthy St Se
Grand Rapids, MI
 
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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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