Rollerblading Trails West Des Moines IA

Local resource for rollerblading trails in West Des Moines. 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 West Des Moines, IA
(515) 225-3224
1925 Grand Avenue
West Des Moines, IA
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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Personalized Therapy At Prairie Life Center
(515) 223-5999
4875 Mills Civic PkwyWest Des Moines
, IA
 
Nu Balance
(515) 225-9799
4800 Mills Civic Pkwy Ste 205
West Des Moines, IA
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Curves
(515) 440-6469
5914 Ashworth Rd
West Des Moines, IA
 
Fitness World West
(515) 223-5111
3200 Westown Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA
 
Personalized Therapy At Prairie Life Center
(515) 223-5999
4875 Mills Civic Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA
 
Core Pilates
(515) 223-6592
917 52nd Ct
West Des Moines, IA
 
Curves
(515) 276-2620
8814 Swanson Blvd
Clive, IA
 
Fitness Imaging
(515) 987-0808
2388 Nw 162nd Ln
Clive, IA
 
Fitness Together Clive
(515) 222-1200
12871 University Ave, Ste 200
Clive, IA
Programs & Services
Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, 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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