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.
1. An obvious choice, Sports Authority is located in Stony Brook on Route 347.
2. Dick's Sporting Goods in Lake Grove at the Smith Haven Mall is another fine choice.
3. Schwab's 2nd Wind in East Setauket carries shoes and other items perfect for the athlete in your life.
4. At Campus Bicycle and Fitness on Route 25A in Stony Brook, you can also find car racks, bikes and helmets or even get them a gift certificate so they can get their bike repaired.
5. For your favorite equestrian, you'll find boots, saddles and helmets at The Country Riding Shop at the corner of Bennetts Road and Route 25A in Setauket.
6. Old Field Tennis Pro Shop in the Old Field Country Club at 86 W. Meadow Road in Setauket has everything you need for a day on the court.
7. For any kind of athlete or sports enthusiast there's Port Jefferson Sports on Route 112. They have team sports equipment, screen printing and field equipment, medical supplies, training equipment, school uniforms; and carry popular brands like Russell, Schutt, Rawlings, Under Armour, Adidas, Wilson and more.
8. Getting your sports fan their team colors is easy at Your Favorite Team in the Harbor Square Mall. They are the go-to store for all sports related merchandise, carrying sporting apparel, paraphernalia and accessories for all major sports teams.
9. At Never Enough Cards, you'll find plenty to buy for any baseball card and sports memorabilia collector.
10. If there's a fisherman on your list, then West Marine can help you fill the stocking with any type of angling equipment from poles to hooks.
11. & 12. 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. Big Splash has everything your pool can handle, while what you'll find at Setauket Harbor Canoes and Kayaks can send you on an exciting trip down Long Island waterways.