Rollerblading Trails South Portland ME

Local resource for rollerblading trails in South 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.

Portland Pilates
(207) 772-8950
49 Dartmouth St
Portland, ME
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Winterkids
(207) 871-5700
120 Exchange St Ste 205
Portland, ME
Industry
Personal Trainer

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City Dance Center
(207) 767-0870
408 Broadway
South Portland, ME
 
Yoga Center
(207) 774-9642
137 Preble St
Portland, ME
 
Body Architect Training Studio
(207) 774-2196
34 Romasco Ln
Portland, ME
 
Bally Total Fitness
(207) 828-9900
275 Marginal Way
Portland, ME
 
Bay Club
(207) 772-5444
1 City Ctr # 7
Portland, ME
 
Full Circle Synergy School-tai
(207) 780-9581
500 Forest Ave
Portland, ME
 
Portland Pilates
(207) 772-8950
49 Dartmouth St # 2
Portland, ME
 
South Portland Snap Fitness
(207) 799-0864
747 Broadway
South Portland, ME
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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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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