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Sport Chalet opening weekend activities

August 21, 2008

Several activities will be held in conjunction with this week’s opening of the new Sport Chalet in La Cañada. The store is located at Two Sport Chalet Drive, in the new Town Center at the intersection of Foothill Boulevard and Angeles Crest Highway.everal activities will be held in conjunction with this week’s opening of the new Sport Chalet in La Cañada. The store is located at Two Sport Chalet Drive, in the new Town Center at the intersection of Foothill Boulevard and Angeles Crest Highway.

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•?Today, Aug. 21, 9 a.m.: ribbon-cutting event and “soft” opening. Five percent of all sales on this day will be donated to Junior Achievement of Southern California.

•?Aug. 22-24: Grand Opening Celebration and Sale. Celebrity appearances, sports demonstrations, daily prize drawings and giveaways. The first 200 customers in line before opening Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and who sign up for Action Pass, the store’s free customer rewards program, will receive a Sport Chalet gift card valued anywhere from $10 to $200. (Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday; and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday)

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•?Aug. 22, 6 p.m.: author, radio and TV host Ronnie Kovach will conduct a fishing seminar.

•?Aug. 23, 10 a.m.: Zach “Speed Bag Skunk” Ruffo will demonstrate his speed bag skills.

•?Aug. 24, 2 p.m.: Former Laker’s player “Ironman” AC Green will be on hand to meet and greet fans.

Free introductory scuba lessons will be held at the store’s on-site training pool on Saturday and Sunday. On those days Sport Chalet will also stage free parking lot activities, including the Gale Webb Extreme Sports & Air Show, a rock climbing wall and bungee trampoline, and vendor booths showcasing new products. Customers will also be able to enter to win $20,000 worth of prizes and gift cards from various vendors.


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