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Hartford’s Best Sporting Goods Stores

January 5, 2011 10:46 AM

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Alpine Haus is the place to get your snowboards and ski gear. (Credit: alpinehaus.com)

Alpine Haus is the place to get your snowboards and ski gear. (Credit: alpinehaus.com)

While Connecticut might not have its own major league sports teams, it has plenty of successful youth and college level sports. Those athletes, as well as recreational ones, can find equipment to fit their needs at some of the best sporting goods stores in Hartford. - Stephanie Geary
herbssportsshop Hartfords Best Sporting Goods Stores

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Herb’s Sport Shop

60 La Salle Rd.
West Hartford, Conn. 06107
(860) 233-6644
www.herbssports.com/index.html

Herb’s Sport Shop has been in business in the Hartford area for more than 40 years. What makes Herb’s Sport Shop one of the best sporting goods stores in Hartford is their customer service and quality products. Their vast supply of items for youth league, college and professional level sports can’t be beat. Herb’s Sports Shop carries items for baseball, baseball, softball, football, soccer, lacrosse, basketball, track, cross-country, field hockey, ice hockey, volleyball and wrestling. There is also an extensive footwear collection. Herb’s Sports Shop carries name brands such as Adidas, Asics, Rawlings, Spalding and Timberland … just to name a few.

alpinehaus Hartfords Best Sporting Goods Stores

Alpine Haus is the place to get your snowboards and ski gear. (Credit: alpinehausct.com)

Alpine Haus

942 Silas Deane Hwy.
Wethersfield, Conn. 06109
(860) 563-2244 ?
www.alpinehausct.com

Alpine Haus is one of the best sporting goods stores in Hartford, thanks to its great customer service and the staff’s knowledge of the products they sell. Open since 2001, Alpine Haus offers the best in skis, snowboards, boots, bindings, clothing and accessories. Alpine Haus was also awarded the Gold Medal Shop Award in 2005 by Ski Magazine and was also recognized as America’s Best Bootfitters.

playitagainsports Hartfords Best Sporting Goods Stores

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Play It Again Sports

15 South Main St.
West Hartford, Conn. 06107
(860) 523-4692
www.playitagainsportswesthartfordct.com

At Play It Again Sports, it’s the selection of both new and used items that make it one of the best sporting goods stores in Hartford. Play It Again Sports buys, sells and trades top-quality and name-brand sporting goods. Here you’ll be able to find top-quality items at discount prices. Play It Again Sports has an expansive supply of products including baseball, softball and golf equipment. They also sell treadmills, free weights, weight benches and resistance machines.

fleetfeethartford Hartfords Best Sporting Goods Stores

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Fleet Feet Sports

1003 Farmington Ave.
West Hartford, Conn. 06107
(860) 233-8077
www.fleetfeethartford.com

Locally owned Fleet Feet Sports, a running, walking and fitness store, is one of the best sporting goods stores in Hartford. At Fleet Feet Sports every staff member is an athlete of some caliber. It’s the staff’s knowledge of sports that makes this one of the best sporting goods stores in Hartford. Dressing rooms are big so that kids can join parents. There’s also a toy box children can entertain themselves with. Staff members offer personal service and fittings. Each customer will have his or her foot measured and a staff member will inspect his or her feet and arches. From there, staff members will make suggestions on what shoe will work best for that customer. Fleet Feet Sports was featured in Runner’s World in 1999.

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