Rollerblading Trails Portage MI

Local resource for rollerblading trails in Portage. 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.

Ymca
(269) 324-9622
2900 W Centre Ave
Portage, MI
 
Coronet Hair Body Tanning
(269) 327-1571
8606 Portage Rd
Portage, MI
 
Portage Snap Fitness
269-327-SNAP (7627)
641 Romence Rd.
Portage, MI
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Kids Gym
(269) 323-7657
9027 Portage Industrial Dr
Portage, MI
 
Repetitions Personal Training Studio
(269) 327-7097
300 E Centre AvePortage
, MI
 
Repetitions Personal Training Studio
(269) 327-7097
300 E Central Av
Portage, MI
 
Walkers Tae Kwon Do Academy Llc
(269) 327-7000
9027 Portage Rd
Portage, MI
 
Boleros
(269) 321-0775
6136 S Westnedge Ave
Portage, MI
 
Anytime Fitness Portage, MI
(269) 270-3165
283 W Centre Ave.
Portage, MI
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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Family Fitness Center
(269) 329-9000
6051 Constitution Blvd
Portage, 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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