Sports Swap at Thurston Middle School on Nov 4

Is your garage brimming with unused sports gear?  Looking for an inexpensive wetsuit, bike, snowboard or other pieces of sports equipment?  Does your young entrepreneur want to consign items to purchase a new surfboard?  The PTA at Thurston Middle School will host its annual Sports Swap on Sat, Nov 4 from 9 a.m .- 3 p.m.  This is a fantastic opportunity for sports enthusiasts to donate, consign and/or buy new and used sporting goods, at significantly reduced prices.

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Donate or get an inexpensive surfboard at the Sports Swap

Items can be brought in for consignment or as a donation to Thurston Middle School on Thur, Nov 2 from 8 a.m. -10 a.m. and Fri, Nov 3  from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. 

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Last years customers loved their new findings like this bestie hat for a great deal

Sellers will set their own prices and PTA will handle the sale. Items on sale will include skimboards, snowboards, surfboards, wetsuits, paddleboards, skateboards, bikes, golf clubs, tennis racquets, baseball gear, snow gear, cleats, balls of all sorts and more.  

Local retailers have also been invited to bring their gently used demos, rentals and new merchandise priced to sell.  Sports Swap sponsors will include Victoria Skimboards, nbrhd (neighborhood), Laguna Surf and Sport, Laguna Cyclery, Roark, RVCA, Vissla, Mizu and Elev8. 

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Thurston Middle School is proud to host this event each year here in Laguna

The clearance sale will run from 1 - 3 p.m.  All items available for clearance will be marked down to 50 percent of original price.  One hundred percent of items sold in the clearance sale will go to Thurston’s PTA. The Boys and Girls Club of Laguna Beach and HomeRun Hopefuls will be the recipients of any unsold equipment at the end of the event.  Thurston’s 8th grade graduation committee will be selling snacks and drinks to hungry shoppers and Laguna Beach Little League will host an in-person Spring registration table from 8:30 a.m. – noon.

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Come down on Nov 4 to find exactly what you need to complete your sports equipment 

Steffanie Gapp, Sports Swap Co-Chair, invites the community to participate in this terrific event.  “The Sports Swap is more than a fundraiser, it’s a community event that provides families an opportunity to clean out their garages, make a little money, outfit their growing children with fresh sports gear, all while benefitting Thurston’s PTA.  It’s a winning combination!”

For more information, Inventory Sheets and contact information, visit: and click on Sports Swap tab.

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