DICK’S Sporting Goods, the largest U.S.-based, sporting goods retailer, has opened its 39th store in New York and 649th store nationwide on Friday, July 8 at Green Acres Commons in Valley Stream, NY (7 Green Acres Commons).
DICK’S three-day Grand Opening celebration will run through Sunday, July 10. The store will open at 8:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday and 9:00 a.m. Sunday.
Former New York outfielder Mookie Wilson will make an in-store appearance from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday.
Saturday and Sunday giveaways include a free Mystery Gift Card for the first 100 adults in line. Adults who are in line at 7:45 a.m. on Saturday and 8:45 a.m. on Sunday will also get a chance to open the DICK’S Sporting Goods Gift Locker. ‡‡
“We continue to strive to bring the highest quality products and services to the communities that we are part of,” said Lauren Hobart, Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, DICK’S Sporting Goods. “The opening of our newest DICK’S Sporting Goods in Valley Stream will enable us to serve athletes, sports fans and outdoor enthusiasts in the community at an even higher level.”
The new location will feature Nike and Under Armour shops, athletic and outdoor apparel and the latest gear for team sports, fitness, camping, hunting and fishing. The store will also be one of the first to include a new and improved footwear section designed to offer a broad selection of sports performance and casual footwear. More than 40 in-store services by DICK’S certified PROS in sports and outdoor specialties such as bike, golf and fishing will also be available.