Rollerblading Trails Oxon Hill MD

Local resource for rollerblading trails in Oxon Hill. 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.

O Fitness
(301) 567-1450
6192 Oxon Hill Rd
Oxon Hill, MD
 
Real X
(301) 630-1073
3079 Brinkley Rd
Temple Hills, MD
 
Alexandria-Old Town Snap Fitness
(703) 299-9499
1315 King Street
Alexandria, VA
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Health One Inc
(703) 370-6766
3303 Duke St
Alexandria, VA
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Fitness Together Alexandria
(703) 683-0777
300 N Washington St, Ste 106
Alexandria, VA
Programs & Services
Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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National Medical Rehablit
(301) 423-8771
3611 Branch Ave
Temple Hills, MD
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Personal Trainer, Physical Therapist, Psychologist

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Fit One Llc
(703) 548-2223
814 N Saint Asaph St
Alexandria, VA
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Orbit Services Inc
(703) 683-0008
1200 N Henry St # J
Alexandria, VA
 
Contours Express of Fort Washington
(301) 203-7901
960 Swan Creek Rd E
Fort Washington, MD
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Ymca
(703) 838-8085
420 E Monroe Ave
Alexandria, VA
 
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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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