Manhattan Sports & Recreation
Established in 1998 this nationally available brand of sportswear has a location in Soho, Manhattan. Elegant exercise wear for men and women as well as accessories to fill your exercise bag are all on display here.
The former dancer and owner of KD Dance brings a unique fashion element to his dance wear. The aim being to make it more exciting to change for a yoga, pilates or aerobics class.
In 1882 Danskin was born creating tights, tutus and leotards in New York for dancers. The brand is now synonymous with active women and brings dance wear, active wear and casual clothes as well as fitness equipment including weights, toning balls and yoga mats to the upper West Side of Manhattan.
As well as the knives for camping, hiking and outdoor pursuits this store also carries other sporty activity goods like clothing and equipment. Watches here are practical yet stylish and have enough gadget-like features to please any man.
This internationally recognized brand shows off its range of footwear along with some tribute to its workout clothing line. Located on Mercer Street in Soho, it carries all shapes, sixes and designs of Nike footwear.
This British brand has a slightly formal or traditional feel to the tennis legend's clothing and sport apparel line. Over 30 colors of the signature polo shirt ensure the gentleman player enjoys wardrobe variety at least in color.
Skateboarders who visit this Soho store will find plenty to feast their eyes on and get their thoughts around with a range of sneakers, decks and clothing to consider. DC and many others grace the shelves.
Youth Against Establishment is the tag line of this shop for all kinds of boards. Skate, surf and snow boards are the popular pieces of equipment here along with duds to go with the gear.
The California based store has a location on Broadway in the Upper west side of Manhattan. It carries only its signature brand of well-made, rugged tried and tested outdoor clothing and other apparel.
Decks, clothing and other equipment and accessories for the skateboard junkie are all here at this Nolita area store. Bright colors and hip designs adorn the boards and the clothing.
Since 1921 Paul & Shark has been associated with yachting and other outdoor pursuits. The high end brand, from Italy, has some red and white striped items that would definitely look at home on deck.
This bicycle store stocks an array of bike brands for the road and the mountain. It caters to both experienced cyclists and those who are new to the sport.
Fitness and sports enthusiasts will love this West Village store. It offers all that the triathlete, yoga fiend or runner will need to practice and excel at their chosen discipline.
Those thinking about heading out on an adventure into the wilds of far flung places or just relatively locally into the Adirondack Mountains might look here for some super light, efficient and durable gear. Patagonia has a couple of locations in Manhattan.
This board shops has all kinds of long boards and old school skateboards available. In addition all kinds of other technical gear as well as tee shirts are on display.
Those going trekking into the dim and distant beyond with a lack of surety about returning will love this clothing store. It offers a line inspired by nature with durable shorts, antique looking polos and jackets with lots of pockets.
This US based company has numerous locations across the country and in this store brings everything for the golf enthusiast to Midtown East, New York. Customer can chat about swings, grips and what to wear with the staff as well as pick up the latest golfing equipment.
Since the mid 1980s this store has brought sporting equipment to Midtown New York. This includes tennis, squash, racquetball, badminton and platform tennis gear as well as shoes, bags, balls and other accessories.
This skateboard shop is a true example of a store that has stuck to its origins, as a place that brings all kinds skateboard designs and brands to Manhattan. Rap music can be heard and skateboarder dudes hangout at this purist retailer.
For outdoor activity enthusiasts this store has all kinds of goodies, gadgets and gear. Even for the less avid individual it is possible to get fully equipped to for ventures into the outdoor unknown with jackets, sleeping bags, backpacks, footwear and stoves and an awful lot more.
This snowboarding store sports everything the avid rider or newbie could need to look good on the slopes. Help is provided regarding board and gear choice and just in-case customers need to check out their outerwear in the cold a small ice chamber at 15 degrees provides the ultimate test.
In 1998 this company started selling running gear and has continued to employ the enthusiasm for the sport that started that first location in New Jersey. This Manhattan store carries apparel for beginners and experts and has plenty of advice for those who need assistance.
Fishermen and women can shop to their hearts content at this Flatiron district store. In 1988 passionate fly fishermen opened the store and it now sells a wide range of equipment and offers all kinds of knowledge about the sport.
Huge, relatively peaceful and everything golf is what is on offers at New York Golf Center in Manhattan. The full range of clubs, from drivers to wedges to irons to putters is on display and even a little green area to practice that swing.
Mergers between companies can create a bit of confusion about what to expect but this one between Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto and Adidas is straight forward. The store carries athletic inspired fashion wear.
Dancing with the stars celebrities might try this store on for size as it has shoes suitable for every kind of dance. So whether customers are budding ballroom dancers, tip-toeing tango dancers or stuck on the salsa their feet will be well equipped from here.
Coat of Arms brings end of line sports apparel to the Upper East side. Its hip atmosphere with purple walls displays end stock items for teams like the Lakers, Knicks, Giants and Bulls as well as Coca-Cola caps.
For those wanting to train and develop muscle tone in the comfort of their own home or office this Midtown East store has all the equipment needed. Business Executives, Marines, even the Oval Office occupants might find what they need for the job here.
Any trendy young dude who likes BMX will feel like they have died and gone to heaven at this Lower East side store. Sneakers including Nike, SBs, Dunks and Air Jordans line the walls as well as handlebars, peddles and the like.
Located at 18th Street and Broadway, Paragon Sports carries all kinds of gear for the outdoor and fitness enthusiast. Brands like The North Face, Arc'teryx, Patagonia, Helly Hansen, Prana and Billabong feature.
The Italian motor scooter brand has a range of different colored bikes to tempt passersby for a quizzical look see. Perhaps as fuel prices rise the Vespa will be the vehicle of choice in New York.
This store has a range of sporting clothing as well as more casual wear items for men and women. Sports covered include yoga, swimming, tennis, running, cycling, soccer and baseball.
Skateboard fanatics looking for a respite from all the shopping paraphernalia surrounding them n the Lower East side could take a break at this Orchard Street store. It is a design studio and service shop for the hallowed deck and has a good number of illustrated boards on display.
Everything in this store is about basketball, equipment, clothing, footwear and accessories. Memorabilia for every team in the east and west conference is available here at this Midtown East store.
Coming from a street background the founder of Element brings the a raw feel to this skateboard and street clothing store. all the decks, wheels and accessories as well as some cool gear hang out in this store.
If you live and breath tennis, you could work here in this Midtown east specialty store. From rackets to balls to clothing to footwear to tennis memorabilia it is all available for the tennis enthusiast.
This large sports equipment retailer has locations across New England and this one in Soho has 18000 square feet of space. Everything from hiking, camping, cycling, kayaking running and fitness to skiing and snowboarding is covered.
Many schools and colleges use Gerry Cosby for sports uniforms and equipment. The Midtown store carries mostly hockey gear but also has all kinds of bags as well as football pads and guards.
Skateboarders looking for a new deck with a unique design might try Reciprocal Skateboards. They have a selection that are created by local artists as well as board brands like Girl Chocolate, Traffic, and Death Wish. Urban street wear is also available here.
This store is in the Winter Garden of the Battery Park area of Manhattan and on Madison Avenue. They carry jogging and running gear that is stylish and sleek as well as all kinds of athletic footwear.
This store is for the sneaker loving public who often skateboard too! The theme is all butcher shop so clothing and shoes hang from meat hooks and refrigerators display tee shirts. Skateboarders old and new will also enjoy the decks on offer and the gear to go with them.
This bicycle store has everything for the cyclist and the staff help new comers to decide between a road bike, mountain bike or hybrid. Bikes range from a basic get me around town type to a professional road bike and the prices reflect this.
Those new to diving can look at all the highest of hi-tec gadgetry and wonder what it is all for while they sign up for PADI open water courses and certification here. Veterans of underwater adventures will simply drool over the range of SCUBA related apparatus and devices available.