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Best Used Sporting Goods Stores In The Detroit Area


No matter what sport you play, you feel like a winner when you are able score some deals on sporting equipment. Some sporting shops sell used gear and welcome trade-ins, others offer great discounts and some feature low-price guarantees. Whether in the market for climbing gear, cleats or a nine iron, these stores will provide deals you cannot beat.

Play It Again Sports
42079 Ford Road
Canton, MI 48187
(734) 844-8591

Skateboards, bikes, football gear, lacrosse sticks, water sports, hockey equipment, snowboards, soccer cleats - you name it and Play it Again Sports has it. A favorite resale sporting goods store in the Detroit metro area, this shop makes it simple to purchase quality, pre-owned athletic gear and equipment. Inventory is not limited to used equipment only. There is also a substantial amount of new items in stock. The variety of sizes and brands, in addition to the broad range of sports it caters to, makes this store the premiere new and used store to purchase anything sports related. Those looking to sell their gently-used sports equipment can bring their athletic gear to one of the locations in the area. Sales associates will check out your gear and determine a value. The decision is yours if you would prefer to receive a discounted rate toward the purchase of new items or cash.

Pro Golf Discount of Southgate
13248 Fort St
Southgate, MI 48195
(734) 285-7820

Pro Golf Discount of Southgate has been serving the golf community since 1978. It carries everything a golfer needs to make it to the 18th hole, at a reduced price. This pro shop sells both new and used name-brand equipment. It guarantees to offer the lowest prices around on putters, clubs, accessories, shoes and carts. Pro Golf also accepts trade-ins, for which it will pay great rates. Additional services available are loaner clubs to test out at the course and expert club repair.

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Hockey Deals
10540 Citation Drive
Brighton, MI 48166
(810) 227-6276

An excellent selection as well as a knowledgeable, friendly staff have made Hockey Deals a favorite retailer of hockey equipment in the Detroit metro area. This is the go-to source for ice hockey skates, protective gear, blades and goalie needs, not to mention roller and figure skates. It carries a range of sizes that run from youth to senior. Hockey Deals features a clearance center where hockey equipment is offered for 30-70 percent off of the original retail prices. This stock changes rapidly, so act fast when spotting special clearance items while browsing in the store or at the special section located on the website. New equipment is added frequently. When looking for something specific, check back weekly. All of the products listed for sale on the website are available in store at the retail locations.

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Downtown Ferndale Bike Shop
163 W 9 Mile Road
Ferndale, MI 48220
(248) 439-1892

If you are in the market for a bicycle, search no further. With a great selection of new and used bikes and a unique style for every rider, it is no wonder that this shop is a local favorite. Owned by Jon Hughes, this Ferndale bike shop specializes in cruisers, commuters and FGFS, carrying bikes that will suit the needs of seasoned thrill seekers and novices alike. The staff is passionate and knowlegable about their work. New and used parts can be bought and serviced here as well. Complimentary tune-ups are available for an entire year for every bike purchased at the shop.

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Royal Oak Discount Golf
29894 Woodward Ave
Royal Oak, MI 48073
(248) 544-1177

Royal Oak Discount Golf is the premiere source for everything golf. This store offers reasonable prices for anything you need for tee time including drivers, new and used iron sets, utility and hybrid clubs, putters, gloves, shoes, a full line of bags and apparel. It also carries a wide range of kids golf gear and accessories. This pro shop has been in the industry since 1987, owned by Ron Samman since that time. Its level of customer service is unmatched. The staff will answer questions and recommend equipment based on your specifications. Regulars stop by frequently to try out the latest clubs, mingling alongside newer customers who are destined to become regulars. You won't want to go anywhere else. The familial atmosphere in the store creates an instant connection that differentiates it from other sports retail centers. Have a favorite brand? Call the shop and employees will be happy to quote a price over the phone. The store carries all major companies, but if you're looking for something beyond its stock, ask and it can be ordered. Royal Oak is committed to keeping customers satisfied.

Nicole Wrona has been on the music scene since she was fourteen- standing in line to score tickets to the latest show. After receiving a BA in Photography from Savannah College of Art & Design, she began working with a diverse range of musicians. She currently resides in Detroit. Her work can be found at

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