Rollerblading Trails Springfield OR

Local resource for rollerblading trails in Springfield. 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.

24 Hour Fitness
(541) 741-2444
3000 Gateway St
Springfield, OR
 
Anytime Fitness Springfield, OR
(541) 726-0614
2090 Olympic Street, Unit C
Springfield, OR
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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C Mill Smoothies & Value Source Nutrition
(541) 342-8259
576 Olive St
Eugene, OR
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Carpe Diem
(541) 684-0577
436 Charnelton St
Eugene, OR
Industry
Personal Trainer, Physical Therapist

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Physiotherapy Associates
(541) 687-8887
1473 Willamette St
Eugene, OR
 
Oz Fitness
(541) 741-2444
3000 Gateway St Ste 110
Springfield, OR
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Gold's Gym
(541) 726-1050
215 Q St
Springfield, OR
 
Curves
(541) 341-4900
4730 Village Plaza Loop # 145
Eugene, OR
 
Fitness Together Eugene
(541) 242-5002
1011 Valley River Way, Ste 116A
Eugene, OR
Programs & Services
Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Weight Watchers
(800) 540-5673
107 Oakway Ctr
Eugene, OR
Industry
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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