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NOTE:  Effective 17 June 2018

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1 July -18  8:30 AM Walter Fuller Recreation Center
Park in the parking lot just NW of the corner of 26th Ave N and 79th St N. Arial View Bathrooms are available in the building just North of the parking. We will take the trail around the lake in the park and then head down the Walter Fuller Trail to 72nd St and go South on 72nd to 13th Ave and then to the Pinellas Trail. We can go either North or South on the Pinellas Trail.  View Map


  
  
  
8 July -18 
8
:30 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.


  
  
  
15 July -18 
8
:30 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.


  
  
  
22 July -18 
8
:30 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

 

  
  
  
29 July -18 
8
:30 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.

 
  
  
  
5 August -18 
8
:30 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.

  
  
  
 
12 August -18 
8
:30 AM Wall Springs Park
Meet in the Wall Springs Park parking lot. Wall Springs Park is a brand new park in north Pinellas County. It has plenty of parking and restrooms and is adjacent to the Pinellas Trail. Directions: Wall Springs Park is at Brevard St. and the Pinellas Trail. At the corner of Brevard St. and Alt 19 (Paradise Nursery on SE corner) go West about 1 block. Brevard St. is located South of Klosterman Rd, just south of the trail's tunnel under Alt 19 and North of Alderman Rd.  The park entrance is located at 3725 Desoto Blvd Palm Harbor, FL 34683.

 
  
  
  
19 August -18 
8
:30 AM Ginnie & Ricks Blade/Bicycle, Brunch & Pool Party
Take 49th St N to the traffic light at the corner of Quaker Steak & Lube (Lake Blvd ~ 103rd Ave N). Go East on Lake Blvd to 39th St N. At 39th St N turn right (South) and go to 105th Ave N. Turn left (East) onto 105th Ave N. Ginnie's house is the 2nd house on the left at 3885 105th Ave N, Clearwater, FL 33762. Click here for a detailed map. You can park anywhere along the avenues and streets but please don’t park on opposite sides as this restricts traffic. Ginnie has a nice pool so bring a bathing suit and towel to enjoy the pool.



 
 

 

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For general skating information e-mail Bruce: bruceblader@tampabay.rr.com
Bruce: 727.544.5586
Jeff: 727.776.4561

 
     
     
     

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