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Top Used Sporting Goods Stores In Las Vegas

September 4, 2012 11:00 AM

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Learning a new sport is fun, exciting and helps build confidence, but getting all of the necessary equipment can be expensive and a bit discouraging. If you’re just starting out, buying gently used gear is an eco-friendly and economical way to take on your next fitness activity, hobby or sport. The top used sporting goods stores in Las Vegas sell previously owned equipment and apparel for beginners and enthusiasts of all ages without putting a big dent in your budget.

Nadeau Haynes Bowling Supply
5255 S. Decatur Blvd. Suite 102
Las Vegas, NV 89118
(702) 982-2255
facebook.com/nadeau-haynes-bowling-supply

Bowl a strike with used bowling balls and more from Nadeau Haynes Bowling Supply. The friendly, experienced staff delivers excellent customer service with extensive bowling knowledge and expert advice. Over one hundred used, name brand, 11 to 16 pound bowling balls are available at any given time, with smaller sizes also available. They cycle through their stock of used bowling balls pretty quickly and also accept trade-ins. Nadeau Haynes Bowling Supply also offers fitting and measuring services to ensure a customized fit for your fingers or to adjust the grip. They can even sanitize the bowling balls by sanding out the holes. Prices vary, but used balls can be bought for around $20––no strikes to your budget here!

Discount Firearms and Ammo
3084 S. Highland Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 567-1158
www.discountfirearmsinc.com

Hunting as a hobby has many advantages, but when you’re just getting started it can be quite costly. Get more bang for your buck when buying used firearms and hunting rifles from Discount Firearms and Ammo, located three blocks west of the Las Vegas Strip between Sahara Avenue and Desert Inn Road. The used gun rack includes hunting and sniper rifles from a number of different manufacturers. Lessons and basic safety rules are available for people seven years of age and up, so the whole family can enjoy the outdoors while learning an activity together.

REI
2220 Village Walk Drive, Suite 150
Henderson, NV 89052
(702) 896-7111
rei.com

REI is the top spot for used, name brand camping, climbing, cycling and hiking equipment. Returned merchandise is resold to members only at store events. No safety equipment is resold once returned, but there are several types of gear or apparel to choose from. To gain access to items sold exclusively at their events, sign up in store or online for a $20 fee. Event schedules are updated monthly, so check back often to see what’s available or coming soon.

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Vegas Golf, Inc.
4760 W. Sahara Ave. Suite 3
Las Vegas, NV 89102
(888) 873-0208
vegasgolfpros.com

Go green and get one step closer to a hole in one at one of the many beautifully landscaped golf courses in the Las Vegas area. Get started at a discount with Vegas Golf Pro’s used golf equipment, essential for those who are just getting into the sport as well as avid golfers. Walk the walk with ladies and men’s name brand apparel as well as golf clubs, golf bags and accessories to get you into the swing of things.

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Opportunity Village Thrift Store
390 S. Decatur Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89107
(702) 383-1082
opportunityvillage.org

No matter what sport you choose, everybody wins when you shop at the Opportunity Village Thrift Store. Opportunity Village is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping Las Vegas residents with intellectual disabilities improve their lives. The thrift store offers gently used sporting goods equipment donated from various individuals and organizations. If you’re considering a new sport or want to jump start a new fitness routine, you can find many different types of sports equipment at a fraction of the cost. Get active and have fun while helping people with disabilities enrich their lives.

Elysha Perry is a freelance writer in Las Vegas. She covers Style & Fashion, offering personal tips and shopping guidance for every budget. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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