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Brunch afterwards always!
We blade 10-12 miles in the summer and
12-20 miles in the cooler months.
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9:00 AM


27 January -2019  9:00 AM  Curlew Rd & Alt 19 on the Trail
Meet in the Publix parking lot. Curlew Rd is Hwy 586. Curlew is the first major road North of Countryside Mall on Hwy 19. Go West on Curlew from Hwy 19 until you get to Alternate 19. The Publix parking lot is located on the NE corner of the intersection of Curlew and Alt 19. The Trail crosses Curlew and runs parallel to Alt 19. Be careful not to confuse Highway 19 with Alt 19.

3 February -2019  9:00 AM  Upper Tampa Bay Trail
We will meet at the trail head on Waters Ave just West of Sheldon Road. The entrance to the trail head parking area is at 9201 W Waters Ave.  Don't forget to bring $2 for the parking fee.  Two ways to go to the Upper Tampa Bay Trail:

    >>49th St. Way:
Take 49th St to McMullen Booth Road north to 580. Turn east. This turns into Tampa Road which turns into Hillsborough Blvd. Take this to Country Way (there is a Walgreens on the corner) turn north into the Country Way subdivision. Take this north to the first stop sign, which is Waters, turn right or east. Go about 1 mile and the entrance to the trail is on the left (north) just across from the YMCA.

    >>I-275 way:
I-275 towards airport, stay about in the middle lane heading for "Air Cargo" area, When you see the "Memorial Hwy" sign, head that way. Turn left at the Traffic Light onto Memorial Hwy. Memorial Hwy becomes Sheldon Rd as it crosses Hillsborough Ave. Stay on Sheldon and at Waters make a left. On Waters go past the traffic light, over the bridge and take the first right into the parking area for the Trail.

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10 February -2019  9:30 AM  Courtney Campbell Causeway East End  9:30 AM
Meet in the Ben T Davis Beach parking lot located next to Wiskey Joe's at 7720 W Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa, FL 33607. Courtney Campbell Causeway is also Hwy 60. Probably the best place to park is near the Bath Rooms in the Ben T Davis Beach parking lot as it is a big parking area. Map Parking is 50 cents an hour. The parking meters will take 5, 10, 25 cent coins and credit cards.
17 February -2019  9:00 AM   Skyway Access Trail, Via Publix
Meet in the Publix parking lot at 5295 34th St. S - St. Petersburg, Fl 33711. The Skyway Trail runs from the Pinellas Trail at approximately 41st St. to the Skyway Bridge. The Trail is asphalt from the Pinellas Trail to 22nd Ave S. From 22nd Ave S it is 12 ft. wide concrete to 54th Ave S. Map The basic skate/bicycle will go from 54th Ave S North to the Pinellas Trail and back. At the North end we could also go to 34th St or Fergs. At the South end we could also go to Eckerd Collage or on to the Beach.
24 February -2019  9:00 AM   Keystone Rd Trail
The Keystone Rd Trail runs from the end of the Pinellas Trail to East Lake Rd which is 2 miles. To have a nice blade/bicycle we will start at the Old Train Station and go to East Lake Rd for 5.4 miles or a round trip of 10.8 miles. To add a couple more miles we can do the North Spur Trail for a total round trip of 12.8 miles. We will meet at the Old Train Station which is located at the corner of E. Lemon St. and S Safford Ave in Tarpon Springs.  Map
3 March -2019  9:00 AM   Safety Harbor
Meet in the parking lot across the street from the Athens Restaurant located at 226 Main St - Safety Harbor, Fl. We will take the new trail along Bayshore Blvd to the new Courtney Campbell Causeway Trail. If it is a very hot day, we can take the shady trail though the park to the Long Center.  Map
10 March -2019  9:00 AM    City of Seminole Park
We meet in the parking lot. From Park Blvd. turn South on 113th St. Go West at the water tower on 74th Ave. to the entrance of the City of Seminole Park. Drive to the back by the Trail to park.  Park entrance: 7464 Ridge Rd - Seminole, FL 33772.
17 March -2019  9:00 AM    Pink Streets via Bay Vista Park
Meet at Bay Vista Park at the junction of Pinellas Point Dr S and 4th St S (same as 7000 4th St S St. Petersburg, FL 33705). Make sure not to park in the boat parking spaces. Rest rooms are available. We will do the Pink Streets and the area just North of Bay Vista Park.
24 March -2019  9:00 AM    Walsingham Park, Shelter #4
Meet at Shelter #4 parking. Walsingham Park is accessible from both Walsingham Road and 102nd Ave N. The Walsingham Road entrance is located at 12211 Walsingham Road and the 102nd Ave N entrance is located at 12615 102nd Ave N. Walsingham Road runs East and West and intersects Alt 19 and Seminole Blvd. 102nd Ave N is an extension of Bryan Dairy Road and intersects all roads running North and South as far East as 66th Street.  Click Here for Map and Directions.  Safe access to the trail is via the sidewalks along 102nd Ave. Walsingham Park provides both roads and trails to blade. A round trip through the Park is about 3 miles. Across the street from the entrance to Walsingham Park on Walsingham Road is the entrance to a Museum of Art, a Cultural Park and a Botanical Garden. All are open all day on Sunday.
31 March -2019  9:00 AM    Ft. Desoto via Tierra Verde Ball Field
Meet in the Tierra Verde Ball field parking lot. Take Interstate 275 to south St. Petersburg and the Pinellas Bayway exit. Pass through toll booth ($0.75) and continue on over two bridges and take the Tierra Verde road heading south which is Pinellas Bayway S (Hwy 679). Keep going through Tierra Verde to 1420 Pinellas Bayway S. This is the parking lot for the Ball Field. The Ball Field sign says, "Tierra Verde Community Association Complex". The Ball Field parking lot is open from sunrise to sunset. Restrooms and a drinking fountain are provided.  Click here for a map and scroll down for the map of Tierra Verde. We will do our old East Beach skate/bicycle route but start from the north end and avoid the new $5 parking fee for Ft. Desoto.
7 April -2019  9:00 AM Taylor Park   BIRTHDAY BRUNCH @ Breeze's House Afterwards!!
Meet in the North parking lot off 8th Ave SW in Largo. Access 8th Ave SW by using 113th St or Indian Rocks Rd. 8th Ave. SW is North of Ulmerton Rd and just South of West Bay Dr. We will Skate the Pinellas Trail or the neighborhoods.  Park entrance: 1100 8th Ave SW - Largo, FL 33770.

Celebrating Birthdays for Bruce, Breeze, Jeff and Kyle

Park @ Taylor for Skate, Park at Breezes for Brunch.
ADDRESS:  12803 Harborwood Drive, Largo 33774  
Call/Txt if necessary:  727-692-8789

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Everyone is responsible for their own safety! Safety gear is always recommended and worn by most of the group.


For general skating information e-mail Bruce:
Bruce: 727.544.5586
Jeff: 727.776.4561


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