Annual Ski & Sports Swap

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The 35th Annual Ski & Sports Swap

will be held at the Chilson Recreation Center 

Friday, November 3rd, 2017
from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 4th, 2017
from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
*(last chance close-out sale, 12:00-2:00 p.m.)

Volunteers Needed!


Here is your chance to purchase some great ski and sports equipment at a fraction of the cost!
Items for sale may include:

  • Ski & Snowboard Equipment
  • Golf Clubs
  • Ice Skates and Rollerblades 
  • Softball and Baseball Equipment
  • Tennis and Racquetball Equipment
  • Bikes, Scooters, and Skateboards
  • Sports Clothing and Shoes
  • Winter Clothing
  • Camping and Outdoor Equipment
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Snow Shoes, Sleds, and other snow gear 
  • and Much More!


* Find remaining items at discounted prices during the CLOSEOUT SALE on Saturday, November 4th from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.  Participating sellers will have discounted items marked; NOT ALL ITEMS will be discounted.

The following ski resorts and major retailers will be present at this Ski Swap:


Here is your chance to sell your unused or gently used ski and sports equipment. A great way to make some extra money for the holidays. We do the work, you reap the rewards!

The swap presents an opportunity for businesses and individuals to buy and sell new and used equipment. Items at the event in past years included new and used children’s and adult’s snowboards, skis (downhill and cross-country), boots (snowboard, downhill and cross-country), poles, snowshoes, ski racks, ski hats, mittens, gloves, jackets, warm-ups, etc. Additional items such as children’s snow saucers, ice skates, hockey equipment, bicycles and any other winter gear are also acceptable.

In addition to the ski items, other sports items are welcome including golf clubs, tennis and racquetball racquets, softball equipment, in-line skating equipment, camping equipment, etc.

For details on what items to bring, call 970-962-2432.

Businesses seeking to sell more than 30 items must call (970) 962-2432 prior to October 27th to schedule a check-in time and receive an informational packet and seller tags.

Loveland Parks & Recreation retains 15% of all sales.

Please note that all ski equipment must meet safety standards and items that are too old or unsafe will not be accepted to be sold at the Swap. Older gear & straight skis that are not allowed to be sold at the Swap may be dropped off during Seller check-in times AS A DONATION and will be picked up by ReSki Industries who will gladly repurpose your unwanted ski gear, regardless of age or condition. For more information on ReSki Industries, please visit

Forms necessary to complete the process:

  • Seller's Packet: You can get ready for the sale in advance by downloading & printing these sheets, and then filling them out!

VOLUNTEER  to help at the event by going to the Volunteer Program sign-up:  Choose from event set-up, tear down, equipment check-in, or floor sales. Many time slots are available!

Come for the Bargains!  Come For the Fun!


Swap attendees receive a complimentary raffle ticket upon entry.  Every 30 minutes, tickets are dumped and 1 or more lucky attendees will win from a selection of prizes donated by event sponsors.  2015 prizes included movie passes, EPIC ski gear, gift cards to local restaurants, Snowy Range lift tickets, and MORE!


  • Einstein Bagels/Caribou Coffee
  • Coffee Tree
  • Pour House
  • Sports Station
  • Snowy Range Ski Area
  • Loveland Ski Area
  • Mountain Rentals, Inc.
  • Big Thompson Brewery
  • Verboten Brewery
  • Crow Hop Brewery
  • Skate Ratz
  • Metropolitan Theatres
  • GloGolf at Centerra
  • Wash Workx
  • The Summit
  • Battlezone Arena
  • Pizza Ranch
  • Sweetheart Lanes
  • ReSki
  • Beaver Meadows Ranch Resort
  • Chilson Center
  • City of Loveland

 Is your business interested in sponsoring the 2018 Ski & Sports Swap?  Donating food for our volunteers?  Contact (970) 962-2432 for more information on getting your logo on the event marketing materials, and posted at the event itself!


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