Rollerblading Trails Radford VA

Local resource for rollerblading trails in Radford. 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
(540) 980-3671
615 Oakhurst Ave
Pulaski, VA
 
Anytime Fitness Blacksburg, VA
(540) 808-1340
1480 South Main Street, Suite 108
Blacksburg, VA
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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Carilion New River Valley Medical
(540) 731-2721
Radford, VA
 
Priority Fitness Personal Traini
(540) 961-2348
1200 Merrimac Rd
Blacksburg, VA
 
Center at Walnut Grove The
(540) 268-1735
290 Boners Run Rd
Shawsville, VA
 
Curves
(540) 980-0094
1030 E Main St
Pulaski, VA
 
Center At Walnut Grove the
(540) 268-1735
290 Boners Run Rd
Shawsville, VA
Industry
Personal Trainer, Yoga Instructor

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Carilion New River Valley Medical
(540) 731-2721
Christiansburg, VA
 
Abbott's Tae Kwon Do America
(540) 951-0055
115 S Hill St
Blacksburg, VA
 
National Counseling Group
(757) 240-5595
733 Thimble Shoals Blvd
Newport News, VA
Industry
Mental Health Professional, Personal Trainer

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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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