Like a pep rally full of mannequins, Flyer Spirit sports an everlasting display of school pride, drenched in University of Dayton red and blue. The school’s colors, insignia, and name bedeck apparel that ranges from Under Armour workout wear and hoodies by Gear to ties for alumni get-togethers and especially fancy football games. In addition to wearable UD spirit, visitors find their fill of accessories, such as pot holders and ceramic dog dishes, as well as Greek merchandise and progenitor-pleasing parent-oriented items.
Tennis Zone's staff of tennis players, coaches, and experts equips customers for slam-filled showdowns with tennis apparel and equipment from brands such as Adidas, Babolat, and Nike. The staff helps competitors of all ages speed up their stroke with lightweight Tecnifibre racquets and increase court cred with polos from Adidas and feather skorts by adizero. They can also point customers toward specialized gear, such as Wilson backpacks designed with dedicated compartments for racquets, balls, and thank-you notes for ball boys.
RiverScape MetroPark is one of 25 outstanding facilities operated by your Five Rivers MetroParks system. Founded in 1963 to serve the greater Dayton area, MetroParks protects over 15,000 acres of open space and provides year-round recreation, education and conservation opportunities. Today, Five Rivers oversees biking and hiking trails, campgrounds, and scenic locales for things like ice skating and cross-country skiing.
Runners Plus furnishes Dayton runners with expertly-fitted pairs of running shoes, selected from an extensive inventory to suit each shopper’s unique running style. Shoes from Brooks, New Balance, Mizuno, and Vibram FiveFingers comprise the store’s footwear collection, which, along with running shorts, tights, hydration belts, and other gear, keeps runners fully outfitted for all-season training.
As a third-generation jeweler, it only made sense that Jeff Rich would someday give a wedding ring to a woman who could appreciate the finer details of the ring itself. Along with fellow experts Lisa—his wife—and Ricky, Jeff continues his family’s legacy at Jewelry & Gem Exchange. Kramer and Lola, meanwhile, keep watch over the store with canine enthusiasm.
In addition to its repair and appraisal services, the shop—an exclusive dealer of merchandise from GelinAbaci—offers display cases lined with stackable rings, gemstone bracelets, a leather-and-pearl collection, classic silver charms, and preowned pieces. Jeff can even create custom jewelry with 3-D CAD imaging, allowing customers to wear a replica of the Super Bowl ring they never quite won.
Tri College Bookstore maintains an online stock of textbooks for students at Wright State University, Sinclair Community College, and the University of Dayton. Students from a variety of majors can find the appropriate books for their classes, whether they're studying environmental policy, graphic design, or the art of the keg stand. When the semester ends, Tri College also allows students to sell their books whether they sell them back to store (Tri College will even pay for shipping) or on the communal marketplace. Those that don't want to commit to the hassle of buying and selling their books can confidently rent them with Tri College's guarantee of good quality.