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Sunvalley Shopping Center
1 Sunvalley Mall
Concord, CA 94520
(925) 825-0400

The Diablo Valley region offers terrific outdoor activities for all skill levels and interests. Whether it’s hiking, biking or horseback riding, having the right gear is always important. Check out these Sunvalley Shopping Center stores before heading out for that awesome adventure.

Champs Sports
Lower Level
(925) 687-0534

Champs is known for having a full range of athletic shoes for men, women and kids including waterproof hiking boots, chukka boots and basketball shoes. Also at Champs for outdoor enjoyment are sporting goods and accessories, brand name sports apparel and backpacks and duffle bags to carry it all home. Visit the website for Nike release dates.

Upper Level
(925) 680-0702

Since 1978 when Zumiez debuted in Seattle with a single store, this company loves and supports the skate and snow industries because it knows its customers live and breathe that stuff – two fantastic sports for outdoor adventurers. Zumiez is about cutting-edge clothing and footwear along with accessories and some equipment for skate and snow activities. Consumers with active lifestyle in skate, snow and beach sports will feel they are home here.

Foot Locker
Upper Level
(925) 827-2734

Longtime retailer Foot Locker carries the footwear, apparel and accessories for athletic-inspired activities, making any time outdoors a potential adventure. If your adventure plans include basketball antics, this is the place to go. The Sunvalley Foot Locker presents House of Hoops, a mini store-within-a-store for basketball fans looking for the hottest Nike and Jordan basketball products under one roof. House of Hoops is a dedicated area within Foot Locker for the incredibly popular basketball apparel, shoes and accessories fans want. According to Foot Locker store clerks, basketball items are the number one most sought-after sports item here, overshadowing baseball and football paraphernalia.

24 Hour Fitness Sport
Upper Level
(925) 674-8412

What better way to prepare for some great outdoor adventures than to whip that body into shape, and keep it that way. Step up to the fitness perks at 24 Hour Fitness Sport, conveniently located in Sunvalley Shopping Center. This fitness facility offers virtually every feature you would want in a gym including the usual suspects in fitness machines and equipment, plus group exercise classes and personal training options. For the best experience, aim to come during off hours if possible, before 4 p.m., as the place gets pretty crowded.

VIP Luggage
Lower Level
(925) 677-2125

The best outdoor adventures usually require some necessary gear, and then a way to carry it all with you. Finding just the right luggage, backpack or travel accessories can make the adventure all the more enjoyable. Check out VIP Luggage for backpacks, briefcases and luggage to hold all of your stuff.

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