Is your son or daughter crazy about sports? What about that significant other who's always out and about staying active and fit? Don't forget that close friend whose world revolves around a favorite team. With the holidays upon us, here are ten places in or just outside Three Village where you'll find the perfect gift to make your sports buff's day.
The Big Ones
If you're looking for everything from a jersey of your son's favorite football team, the hottest golf club for your brother or the latest training equipment, check out the places that have it all. Dick's Sporting Goods at the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove has everything you're looking for on two floors, and while you're there you can hit up the rest of the mall for all your shopping needs. Looking for that big store but don't want to leave the Three Village area? at 2110 Nesconset Highway in Stony Brook has all you could hope for just a tad closer to home (just down the road from Dick's).
The Life Aquatic
If you're looking for something for that person you can't get out of the water, East Setauket has a pair of stores that are sure to have something they'll love. has everything your pool can handle, while what you'll find at can send you on an exciting trip down Long Island waterways.
A Day at the Country Club
For your favorite equestrian, you'll find boots, saddles and helmets at at the corner of Bennetts Road and Route 25A in Setauket. After you get off the horse, head over to the in the Old Field Country Club at 86 W. Meadow Road in Setauket has everything you need for a day on the court.
Boots Made for Walking ... and Biking
Head over to (1371 Route 25A, East Setauket) to find the latest athletic footwear. Once you pick up those new shoes, get them something to break them in on at (1077 North Country Road, Stony Brook) and send them for a ride on a brand new BMX bike. If they already have a bike, you can also find car racks, bikes and helmets or even get them a gift certificate so they can get their bike repaired.
No. 1 Fan
Evolution Sports Marketing (29 Crystal Brook Hollow Road, Suite 7 in Mt. Sinai, 631-331-3629) is one option for sports cards and memorabilia old and new. After you're done there, head over to Your Favorite Team (134 Main Street in Port Jefferson, 631-331-6649) for apparel and accessories from, you guessed it, your favorite team.