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Continuing a tradition of customer service excellence.
When you encounter the bold and memorable Allsports brand coupled with a beautiful ultramodern store and eye-catching merchandising, it is natural for customers to assume that Allsports is a national chain. But that’s not the case…
Allsports is based in Lexington, Kentucky and has been locally owned and operated since 1972. Owners Blaine and Michele Atkins and their staff carry on the tradition of sales and customer service excellence that was begun by Blaine’s father, Ron Atkins.
The original store on Clay Avenue, Allsports Tennis and Things, was born of necessity. An avid tennis player, Ron found a growing demand for tennis rackets and tennis shoes. Even before the first little shop on Clay Avenue, Ron was stringing rackets in his garage and selling tennis shoes out of the trunk of his car.
The store rode the wave of the 1970s tennis boom and the popularity of emerging brands like Adidas and Nike. By 1974, the store moved into its first Fayette Mall location, and 2010 brought the debut of the current, spacious 12,000-square-foot storefront in Fayette Mall.
Whether you are working out or just hanging out, at Allsports you will find a fabulous selection of athletic footwear and apparel for the whole family.
You’ll discover footwear favorites like Nike, Adidas, Brooks, Asics, Saucony, New Balance and Under Armour, including some exclusive releases. And if you love Nike Jordans, check out our front web page, to keep up with the latest releases.
The selection of stylish apparel available in men’s, women’s and kid’s, includes the leading brands like Nike, Under Armour, Adidas and Brooks -- Allsports is also your headquarters for the latest NFL, MLB, and NBA apparel and accessories.
And of course “Big Blue” fans are delighted to indulge in the vast selection – over 6,000-squre-feet – of Kentucky Football and Kentucky Basketball apparel, hats and accessories.We invite you to come in and experience the tradition of legendary service and “customer comes first” attitude that Allsports was built on.