Top Sporting Goods Stores In The St. Louis Area

September 4, 2012 12:00 PM

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Sportsmen and women of all different breeds can find their niche in St. Louis. From the baseball player to the marathon cyclist to the skater and even to the classic huntsman, you will find the ideal store to suit your needs. Look no further than these sporting goods stores and reap the benefits of not only their product base but the events and classes they have to offer.
alpine Top Sporting Goods Stores In The St. Louis Area

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Alpine Shop
440 N Kirkwood Road
Kirkwood, MO 63122
(314) 962-7715

The Alpine Shop is best suited for the adventurer in you. If you enjoy exploring the great outdoors, this store will set you up with all the proper gear and even guide you in the right direction. With prime locations in Kirkwood and Chesterfield, you’ll find a helpful sales staff to aid you in picking out gear for your next camping trip or climbing expedition. Some of the major brands the Alpine Shop sells include Marmot, Osprey, The North Face and many more. The Alpine Shop is not only ideal for shoppers, but it also provides classes for kayaking and events like mountain bike rides.

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Ramp Riders
2324 Salena St
St. Louis, MO 63104
(314) 776-4025

You’ve seen the signs numerous times warning you against it: “no skateboarding on the premises.” Well, Ramp Riders is a skater’s dream with a huge skate park and plenty of gear to add to one’s arsenal. BMX riders will also be pleased by the selection found here. At Ramp Riders, the staff will custom build your bike and even let you test drive it with five free sessions before you decide to take it home. The selection of products is expansive, but if need be, the sales staff can order you anything and get it within the week. Ramp Riders is also ideal for youngsters. You can sign your kid up for a Wee Man’s Beginner’s Class or even rent out the skate park for his or her next birthday bash.

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Johnny Mac’s Sporting Goods
10100 Watson Road
St. Louis, MO 63127
(314) 966-5444

Many athletes flock to Johnny Mac’s for the abundance and variety of sporting gear. With the array of team sports that Johnny Mac’s caters to and the services it provides customers, it is easy to see why this store is a fan favorite. Whether you need to get the gripping redone on your bat or have equipment sanitized, bring your gear to a nearby location and it will be taken care of. Coaches can even design trophies and awards or their next set of uniforms here. Also, if you are already coming in to replace your old equipment, be sure to drop off that lightly-used baseball and softball gear so you can receive 10% off your next Rawlings purchase.

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Big Shark Bicycle Company
6133 Delmar Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63112
(314) 862-1188

Located in the Loop, Big Shark Bicycle Company is in the big leagues for its shoppers. It has been ranked in the Top 100 Retailers for six years running and polled frequently by Riverfront Times readers as the “best place to buy a bike.” Cyclists come to Big Shark for the quality products and friendly service from a staff of like-minded bike enthusiasts. You can find top-notch brands here such as Cannondale, Hoffman Bikes or Raleigh Bicycles. The Big Shark Bicycle Company also hosts several events for cyclists including the THF Realty Gateway Cup, the Tour de Grove and the Big Shark New Town Triathlon. Stay fit by buying your next ride from the Big Shark.

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Denny Dennis Sporting Goods
#1 Gravois Road
Fenton, MO 63026
(636) 343-9447

The Midwest is home to hunters and Denny Dennis Sporting Goods has everything a hunter needs to get his or her kill. From firearms to archery supplies to rods and reels for fishing, the large selection of inventory makes it easy for customers to find exactly what they need. Even if you don’t know the precise equipment to utilize for your next outing, just ask one of the sales people as they are all outdoorsmen who can help you find the best tool to use or special order an item for you. Denny Dennis is a family-owned business that has been around for nearly 60 years. The products all come from top suppliers at the lowest prices, making it easy for Denny Dennis to pass along the discounts to you.

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Living in St. Louis, Amanda Dahl is a freelance writer specializing in dating tips and ways to stylize your life; whether it be through house decor or finding a perfect pair of shoes. Her work can be found at

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