Play It Again Sports moves downtown to serve more customers

MARYSVILLE — Five years after they first opened in Marysville, Play It Again Sports has moved to a new location, that affords them more space for the influx of customer traffic they've gotten over the years.

Play It Again Sports co-owners Rob and Susan Scott have gone from the Holiday Inn Express to their new address at 115 Marysville Mall Way

MARYSVILLE — Five years after they first opened in Marysville, Play It Again Sports has moved to a new location, that affords them more space for the influx of customer traffic they’ve gotten over the years.

Co-owners Rob and Susan Scott have gone from the Holiday Inn Express to 115 Marysville Mall Way, going from 3,100 to 3,500 square feet.

“As we did more business, we needed more selling space,” Susan said. “We always had our eyes on this shopping center.”

The Scotts welcome the chance to move closer to downtown Marysville, especially historic Third Street, and are using their expanded floor space to offer a broader variety of sports equipment.

“We can cater to more categories of sports,” Susan said. “We’ve increased our outdoor water sports selection, especially since we’re right next to the Ebey Waterfront Park.”

Rob acknowledged that the past few years have provided an education about which types of sports equipment are most in demand in Marysville.

“We’ve learned what the community wants to buy,” Rob said. “This community craves more baseball, more lacrosse, more soccer, more skiing, more snowboarding and more golf. And yes, I was pleasantly surprised to learn that they’re into water sports, which is why we’re stocking more paddle boards and wake boards.”

In retrospect, Rob chides himself for not seeing the connection sooner, not only because of the Ebey Waterfront Park, but also the proximity of sports like Lake Goodwin.

“It’s great that Marysville’s sports pursuits are so diversified,” Rob said. “That really helps us, because if one of our spots is having a slow season, then we’ve still got plenty of customers for our other sports.”

For details, visit www.playitagainsportsmarysville.com.

More in Business

Lavender can be used for so many things

By Steve Smith I couldn’t help but notice the other day while… Continue reading

$32 million building going up at Marysville MIC

MARYSVILLE – Vector Development Co. of Kirkland Monday announced its MI-5 Business… Continue reading

Marysville businessman honored for supporting military

MARYSVILLE – Bristol Alliance of Companies General Manager Tom Eldsmoe was presented… Continue reading

Courtesy photos 
                                Chocolate Cosmo
4 good reasons to plant in June

When we think of gardening, May comes to mind. But June is… Continue reading

Actaea Black Negligee is one of the author’s Top 10 favorite plants.
8 choices for dark-foliaged plants

I don’t think that I am alone when I say that I… Continue reading

Turn a few heads with these underused plants

By Steve Smith Every year I try to move my customers a… Continue reading

Wisteria lame if you don’t keep it under control with pruning

Out of all the different types of vines that I have sold… Continue reading

State’s Small-Business Person of the Year owns Marysville operation

MARYSVILLE – Ross Black, owner of Simple Box Storage in Marysville and… Continue reading

Courtesy Photo 
                                This Night Sky Petunia has a beautiful purple bloom.
May is the time to get busy in the garden

After the wettest March on record and a very cold and soggy… Continue reading

Online home-pricing sites are like distracted driving

By Todd Fahlman Prospective home buyers and home sellers often want to… Continue reading

Dwarf lilacs — compact, dependable and even re-blooming

Late April and early May in the Northwest are high season for… Continue reading

Peonies are beautiful plants that will last for years

By Steve Smith I first fell in love with Peonies back in… Continue reading