Rollerblading Trails Roanoke VA

Local resource for rollerblading trails in Roanoke. 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.

Anytime Fitness Roanoke/Bonsack, VA
(540) 977-0830
3960 Valley Gateway Blvd.
Roanoke, 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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Vinton Snap Fitness
(540) 278-1760
2445 East Washington Ave., Suite 104 and 105
Vinton, 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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Continental Health Promotion
(540) 774-1993
5115 Bernard Dr Ste 109
Roanoke, VA
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Arthur Murray Dance Studio
(540) 774-1900
4369 Starkey Rd
Roanoke, VA
 
Spa Virginia Wellness Center
(540) 387-1900
1630 Braeburn Dr
Salem, VA
Industry
Massage Practitioner, Personal Trainer

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Curves
(540) 344-1040
3505 Franklin Rd Sw # B
Roanoke, VA
 
Curves
(540) 345-3776
1316 E Washington Ave
Vinton, VA
 
Golds Gym
(540) 527-4653
3270 Electric Rd
Roanoke, VA
 
Virginia Martial Arts Academy Inc
(540) 387-5038
757 Union St
Salem, VA
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Continental Health Promotion
(540) 774-1993
5115 Bernard Dr
Roanoke, 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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