Rollerblading Trails Portland ME

Local resource for rollerblading trails in Portland. 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.

Yoga Center
(207) 774-9642
137 Preble St
Portland, ME
 
Wholeheart Yoga Center
(207) 871-8274
150 Saint John St
Portland, ME
 
Jacob Thich
(207) 286-4899
Portland, ME

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Full Circle Synergy School-tai
(207) 780-9581
500 Forest Ave
Portland, ME
 
Body Architect Training Studio
(207) 774-2196
34 Romasco Ln
Portland, ME
 
Portland Pilates
(207) 772-8950
49 Dartmouth St
Portland, ME
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Portland Pilates
(207) 772-8950
49 Dartmouth St # 2
Portland, ME
 
Bally Total Fitness
(207) 828-9900
275 Marginal Way
Portland, ME
 
Bay Club
(207) 772-5444
1 City Ctr # 7
Portland, ME
 
Casco Bay Movers Dance Studio
(207) 871-1013
517 Forest Ave
Portland, ME
 
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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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