Rollerblading Trails Storrs Mansfield CT

Local resource for rollerblading trails in Storrs Mansfield. 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.

Hammerhead Health
(860) 742-4482
1159 Main St
Coventry, CT
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Personal Trainer

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Jim Silver
(860) 643-2074
Bolton, CT

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Genesis Health Care Corp
(860) 875-0772
22 South St
Vernon Rockville, CT
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Personal Trainer

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Hebron Family Chiropractic
(860) 228-4944
61 Main St
Hebron, CT
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Personal Trainer

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Body By Design Fitness Center
(860) 684-6311
8 Middle River Dr Unit C
Stafford Springs, CT
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Personal Trainer

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Mindbody Connection The
(860) 228-0870
2 Woodward Rd
Columbia, CT
 
Lightning Fitness LLC
(860) 872-5446
27 Naek Rd
Vernon Rockville, CT
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Personal Trainer

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Hidden Dragon Karate And Fitness
(860) 870-7067
458 Talcottville Rd
Vernon Rockville, CT
 
YMCA Camp Woodstock
(800) 782-2344
42 Camp Rd
Woodstock Valley, CT
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Dance Visions Llc
(860) 684-3681
34 W Stafford Rd
Stafford Springs, CT
 
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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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