What... (i.e. camp, dance class, birthday party)
        
 
Pick a NYMetroParents Region: All Regions   Manhattan    Brooklyn    Queens    Westchester    Rockland   Fairfield    Nassau    Suffolk  

Resources

   

REI OPENS FIRST NYC LOCATION IN SOHO

     Home  >  Articles  > Local News - Manhattan
by Shanita Ealey

Related: rei store locations, rei in nyc, rei opens in nyc, rei first nyc location,


REI, a specialist in the great outdoors, will launch its first New York City location in SoHo's historic Puck Building before the end of the year.

REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) will open its first location in New York City on December 2, setting up shop in SoHo's historic Puck Building. The new store will offer three levels of services for true lovers of the outdoors. From outdoor gear to camping preparation classes, REI's mission is to provide families with the equipment and knowledge to fully enjoy the wonders of the outside world.

first rei store in nyc opens in soho

Unlike the other 121 REI locations, this store is the first to offer a Bike + Ski Stop on the ground level, where REI staff members will diagnose and handle easy fixes while directing more severe problems to the full-scale bike and ski shop downstairs.

More than just an outdoor equipment store, REI will also have a community room that will serve as a multi-use space for community members, nonprofit partners, and special events. And what's more, families can participate in outdoor hikes, navigation training, and rock climbing activities and classes organized by the store.

"Customers like [our] stores because the staff actually knows what they are talking about," says Noelle Thurlow, an REI outreach specialist. "We pride ourselves on the ability of our staff to provide accurate information and quality service."

The new store is located at 303 Lafayette Street in SoHo. For more information, visit www.rei.com/stores/142.

 


Get Your FREE Indoor Activity eGuide!

More Local News - Manhattan Articles

2014 Free Summer Meals Program Kicks Off in New York City

Manhattan's New Literary Landmark
Suburban Jungle Realty Group Presents Summer in the Suburbs
Modeling Camp NYC Launches Program for Younger Girls
Jeff Koons's Split-Rocker Exhibition Makes New York City Debut

Be a good fellow parent and share this with a friend who would be interested
Email Friend

Local Local News - Manhattan Sponsors

Junior Ballroom Dancing
22 W. 34th St. (bet. 5th and 6th Avenues )
New York, NY
212-307-1111
Paul Pellicoro?s DanceSport, New York?s largest B...

NY Chinese Language Center
594 Broadway, Suite 1002A
New York, NY
212-219-0526
Learn Mandarin Chinese, so your child may be prepa...

Dwight-Englewood Summer Connections
315 E. Palisade Ave.
Englewood, NJ
201-569-9500 x3501
Each summer begins with great potential. We encour...

Paula J Riley Studio
312 West 36th Street Studio 6A
New York, NY
212-689-4362
...

300 New York
Pier 60/23rd & West Side Highway
New York, NY
212-835-2695
A place that actually encourages kids to knock thi...
See Our Local News - Manhattan Directory

local zones

Nassau

Nassau cont.

Suffolk

Suffolk cont.

Westchester

Westchester cont.

Fairfield

Rockland

Rockland cont.

Queens

Queens cont.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn cont.

Manhattan

Copyright 2014 NY Metro Parents Magazine Site Design: THE VOICE