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Sports Basement (Berkeley) - Berkeley - 2727 Milvia St.

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Sports Basement (Berkeley)

2727 Milvia St., Berkeley, California 94703
(510) 984-3907
Hours:

M-F 11-7
Sa-Su 10-6

Rental gear program for snow, bike, camping, water sports, racket sports, and events & picnics.

Bike Trade in Program. Pre-loved gear drop-off at all locations for Basementeer Members. See guidelines. Fill out trade-in form and drop off gear at register or kiosk. Gift card credit will be emailed post evaluation; pre-loved gear is availble for purchase in person.  pre-loved@sportsbasement.com Unaccepted gear will be donated or recycled locally.

Item Notes Method Destination
Batteries - Household - Non-rechargeable No lithium batteries
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Bicycle - Non-working Bike shop in store.
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Repair
Bicycle - Scrap & Parts Pre-loved Trade In Program. Bike racks, fenders, panniers, U-locks, other components. Not accepted: helmets, nutrition, samples, actual bike parts.
  • Buyback Drop-off
  • Reuse
Bicycle - Working Bike Shop (repair) and Bike-shop quality trade in program (year 2000 or newer). Valuations by BicycleBlueBook. Shop staff ensure it's in sellable condition. No department store quality, tandems, adult trikes, or recumbent bikes.
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Buyback Drop-off
  • Reuse
  • Repair
Clothing - Good Condition Pre-loved Trade In Program. Ski & Snowboard apparel, outerwear for adults & kids (jackets, vests, fleece, rain jackets, running/fitness jackets) Not accepted: Accessories for head, socks, masks, hats, hair bands, etc.), Next to skin items (intimates, sports bras, swimwear, rash guards, socks, etc.
  • Buyback Drop-off
  • Reuse
Corks - Natural
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Flexible Packaging - Multi-material
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Luggage - Working Pre-loved Trade In Program. Sporting/camping backpacks, waist packs, technical duffels
  • Buyback Drop-off
  • Reuse
Propane Cylinders - 1 lb - Refillable Resale of the 1 lb refillable propane canisters. Give Basementeers free refills every time they come to refill it.
  • Paid Pick-up
  • Reuse
Shoes - Good Condition Pre-loved Trade In Program. Lightly used boots & shoes including for ski and snowboard for kids and adults. Not accepted: shoes missing insoles or with heavy wear (e.g. heavy food indentations)
  • Buyback Drop-off
  • Reuse
Shoes - Poor Condition
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Sporting Goods - Non-working Wetsuits and yoga mats (recycle). Ski & Snowboard Shop in store (repair). Tennis shop (racquets)
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Repair
  • Recycle
Sporting Goods - Working Pre-loved Trade In Program. Skis (not w/o indemnified bindings), snowboards, snowshoes, fitness equipment (mats must be unused), baseball bats mitts, tennis rackets, bike accessories, and more. Not accepted: Safety equipment (helmets, protective gear, climbing equipment),
  • Buyback Drop-off
  • Reuse
Tennis Balls No bounce tennis balls for animal shelter fetch,reBounce, or take for reuse bottom of walkers, canes, or school chair legs.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Tents and Outdoor Gear - Non-working Working. Pre-loved Trade In Program. Tents, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, camp stoves, coolers, camp kitchen gear
  • Buyback Drop-off
  • Reuse
Tires - Bicycle Bike tubes for Green Guru bike gear and apparel
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle

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