Here's where to bike and skate

May 13, 1999

Places bikers and skaters can go in the Tri-State area include:

- Maranatha Brethren Church, 19835 Scott Hill Drive. Open on Fridays, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., and Saturdays, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. For ages 14 to 21. Annual fee is $10.

- Calvary Assembly of God, 116 Snider Ave. on South Potomac Street in Waynesboro, Pa. Starting June 12 will be open every other Saturday from noon until 3 p.m. and every other Tuesday from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Annual fee undetermined. For ages 14 to 20.

- Prince Street United Brethren Church, 20 N. Prince St., Shippensburg, Pa. Open on Wednesdays from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Must be at least 14 years old and past eighth grade. Annual fee is $15.


- Biking and skating is allowed at Memorial Park in Shippensburg.

- Springfield Middle School in Williamsport has a roller hockey rink open to the public. The Washington County Board of Education paved over two former tennis courts for skaters.

Skating is not allowed on tennis courts because the skates damage the paint on the courts, said Yogi Martin, chairman of the Washington County Recreation and Parks advisory board.

- Marty Snook Park in Halfway has a path for bikers, but not for skaters.

- Funkstown Community Park allows skateboarders in the big parking lot.

- Wilson College allows bikers, but not skaters.

- Two in-line hockey rinks are available at Oatesdale Park in Martinsburg, W.Va. The rinks are for use by paying members of the youth and adult hockey leagues.

- The Boys and Girls Club of Jefferson County is setting up a bike course in its parking lot for members. The course is expected to be ready this summer.

- Hancock has an in-line skating court at Gerber Field.

- The Rails to Trails path along the C&O Canal is open to bikers and skaters.

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