Sportsworld, a Lynden sporting goods store, will be moving into a new space over the weekend.
The store, currently at 1738 Front St., will close on Saturday, July 3 in preparation for the move to the Bender Plaza, near The Nuthouse Grill and Lynden Bender Fields. The store is scheduled to re-open on Tuesday, July 6 at 8874 Bender Road, unit 108, said Jesse Weg, co-owner of Sportsworld.
The move will be into a smaller space, allowing the company to focus on sporting equipment as well as uniforms and custom apparel for local teams. The store had offered general sports apparel, something they plan to get away from, Weg said.
Sportsworld is also merging with Cloud 9 Sports, which also offered custom apparel. Cloud 9 Owner Roger DeBoer and Weg will be co-owners of Sportsworld. DeBoer is also the boys basketball coach at Lynden Christian High School.
“For a few years we were competing against each other; we decided becoming business partners would make us stronger,” Weg said. “This will really give us a chance to focus on working with teams to provide what they need.”
Once in the new space, Sportsworld will be open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, closed Sunday. The store is currently having a sale to clear out inventory. For further information, call the store at 354-3682.