Rollerblading Trails Merrillville IN

Local resource for rollerblading trails in Merrillville. 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.

Gold's Gym
(219) 947-7867
3240 E 84th Pl
Merrillville, IN
 
Industrial Medical Services
(219) 756-3833
3112 W Lincoln Hwy
Merrillville, IN
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Anytime Fitness Crown Point, IN
(219) 662-2818
35 West 112 Ave
Crown Point, IN
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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Curves
(219) 661-9818
186 S West St
Crown Point, IN
 
Southlake Nautilus Total Fitness Centers
(219) 945-1197
1435 S Lake Park Ave
Hobart, IN
 
Legaspi Rafaelito T Md
(219) 736-8518
7725 Broadway
Merrillville, IN
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Personal Trainer

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Southlake Nautilus Total Fitness Center
(219) 769-3366
240 W 79th Av
Merrillville, IN
 
James Richardson
(219) 808-6478
Crown Point, IN

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Mullins Fitness Llc
(219) 922-0651
116 N Broad St
Griffith, IN
Industry
Personal Trainer

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New Image
(219) 942-4811
238 Main St
Hobart, IN
 
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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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