Sports Basement engages with the community and community partners every day. It’s our culture. It’s who we are. It’s what we do. The articles below highlight just a handful of these partnerships. In an average year we host more than 2,000 groups at our four stores. That’s over 60,000 members of the community who are welcome to enjoy and use our space for free!
If you want to get involved with one of our partners, you can contact your local store to learn more. Or visit our store events page to find volunteer or cheer-squad opportunities.
Are you raising money for a charity? Be sure to check out our Fundraising Tips & Ideas.
If you’re a community group that would like to partner with Sports Basement, get in touch with your local store.
For nearly two decades, thousands of people have been riding their bikes from San Francisco to Los Angeles annually – a seven-day, 545-mile bike ride – to raise funds for AIDS research and support.
Please support us in getting kids pumped about the outdoors! Our Bryant Street Store will host a fundraising party on Sept. 25 for a true gem of an organization, Aim High, to benefit their Environmental Home program.
Outfitting a sports team is expensive. We sell custom uniforms and other apparel at wholesale, which can translate to a 40%-60% discount, a huge savings for local teams!
Weekend Sherpa has added a little incentive to your adventuring this summer with the launch of the Weekend Sherpa Adventure Challenge.
Come in and chat with representatives of your favorite outdoor brands, grab a bite to eat, and have a chance to win some amazing raffle prizes.
Our kid-centric interests go far beyond clothes and games. We host a variety of classes and activities for kids, from yoga classes and storytime to musical performances and parents' groups.
Over the years we have been huge fans and supporters of AIDS/LifeCycle and we've put together some resources to help you out along the way.
Making the decision to go green and ride a bike to work can be daunting, but there’s no better time to take the plunge than on Bike to Work Day.
Bike to Work Day is on Thursday, May 10. Are you heading to work (or school) on two wheels? We'll be at events throughout the Bay Area. Stop by and say hi!
The mission of High Fives is to raise both money and awareness for athletes who have suffered a life-altering injury while pursuing their dream in the winter action-sports community.
In a stunning finale, the YMCA organized a stampede of supporters to shop at Sports Basement and won the 2012 Charity Madness tournament.
With over $30,000 dollars raised by almost 4,000 supporters so far, we are finally down to our final four charities.
After a big weekend of fundraising and a total of $20,668 raised so far, the Charity Madness Elite Eight start fundraising today.
The first week of Charity Madness was a scoring display for the top seeds. The YMCA and SF Schools fans flocked to their local SB to show their support and raised almost $3,000 each in the process.
The Madness has begun! We're pulling up mid-week to shoot you the latest scores and highlights.
Here are the teams competing from the East Bay. Watch out, they're fierce!
How are your brackets coming? You've chosen your SF East and SF West division teams already, right? Now here are the contenders in the South Bay Division.
As we gear up for Charity Madness, here's some information on the teams playing for our West SF Division. Have you started your brackets yet?
To make this fundraising even more fun, we're giving everyone a chance to fill out a Charity Madness bracket -- who you think will raise the most funds each week.
You're researching your brackets for our Charity Madness competition, right? To help you decide who to support, here's some information on the organizations competing in our East SF division.