Rollerblading Trails Van Buren AR

Local resource for rollerblading trails in Van Buren. 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.

Cardio Studio
(479) 474-0800
108 Northridge Dr
Van Buren, AR
 
Metabolic Research Center of Fort Smith Inc
(479) 484-7070
3321 S 74th St
Fort Smith, AR
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Personal Trainer

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Pilates Performance Studios
(479) 648-8056
3501 Old Greenwood Rd
Fort Smith, AR
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Personal Trainer

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Marvin Altman
(479) 441-5469
810 Lexington Ave
Fort Smith, AR
 
Motivation Fitness
(479) 806-2172
3400 Rogers Ave Ste. 126
Fort Smith, AR
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Personal Trainer

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Van Buren Athletic Club
(479) 474-1498
420 Pointer Trl W
Van Buren, AR
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Personal Trainer

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Mercy Fitness Center
(479) 314-7400
7600 Dallas St
Fort Smith, AR
 
Curves
(479) 452-4054
2301 S 56th St # 114
Fort Smith, AR
 
Sports Page Family Fitness
(479) 648-9400
1918 Phoenix Ave
Fort Smith, AR
 
Curves
(479) 996-9601
1275 W Center St
Greenwood, AR
 
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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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