Massachusetts folks are big into sports. Kids lace up their sneakers, cleats and skates from a young age, and that continues throughout their lives. When it comes time to purchase new equipment, Bay Staters have a wealth of options. So whether you’re looking to replace a bat or a hockey stick, or get the latest in sports apparel, these 10 sporting goods stores will give you just what you’re looking for.
The family owners/operators of Dynamik Sports are active with local sports teams and provide sponsorships for many. They also promote local public education. Shop them for all your seasonal sports equipment needs.
In business since 1977, the locally owned and managed Butler Sporting Goods is the number one place on Cape Cod for sports equipment and uniforms. Some of their customers travel to the Cape simply to buy from them.
Founded in 1975, Good Sport loves working with parents of young athletes to select the proper equipment to set their children up to love their sport. They’ve been lauded with the “Best of South Shore Sporting Goods Store” by South Shore Magazine and Mariner Newspapers for five years in a row.
The Brine family has owned sporting goods stores in Massachusetts since 1867, when James F. Brine opened the first in Cambridge. They have the distinction of being the oldest sporting goods store in the United States. Specializing in lacrosse, swimming, rugby, baseball, softball, soccer, tennis, field hockey and more, you’ll find everything you need—and the experience to back it—when you visit this store.
Visit their store or shop their online store, but rest assured, you’ll find all the sports equipment and apparel you’ll need at Bolio’s Sporting Goods. They provide screen-printing services for all your team needs. Send them your artwork and they’ll bring your custom designs to life.
Outfitting several local sports teams, Piesco Sporting Goods can outfit your athlete, too. The locally owned and operated business is held in very high regard in their community, and is also known for their exceptional customer service.
With a tagline that reads, “Metrowest’s outdoor and sports headquarters,” Natick Outdoor Store stocks everything from fishing gear to kayaks to basketballs and hoops. The average employee has worked at the store for 20-plus years, so shop knowing your service will be sublime.
In business since 1951, Todd’s Sporting Goods prides itself in outfitting every athlete with the very best in both equipment and apparel. Check out their impressive repertoire of brands.
Shop in store or online, but know that when you shop Stoneham Sports Center that top-notch sales and service are in store. Ask them about their fundraising programs for your community teams.
Everyone knows how quickly kids outgrow sports equipment. It’s an investment and rendered too small way too soon. Take your used equipment to Kleen ‘n Hard Sports, where they’ll completely sanitize and resell it. Pick up some fabulous used equipment while you’re there.