Base Camp Dayton Opens Outdoor Retail Store in Water Street District

Base Camp Outdoors Co. opens a 5,700-square-foot store in Dayton's Water Street District, offering camping, hiking, and water sports gear. The store also plans to provide educational courses and exclusive outings, expanding from its online presence launched in 2022.

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Base Camp Dayton Opens Outdoor Retail Store in Water Street District

Base Camp Dayton Opens Outdoor Retail Store in Water Street District

Base Camp Outdoors Co., an outdoor retail company, has opened a new 5,700-square-foot brick-and-mortar location in the Water Street District of Dayton, Ohio. Situated next to Moeller Brew Barn and across from Day Air Ballpark, the store offers a wide range of camping, hiking, and water sports gear, apparel, accessories, and more.

The store's owners, Claire and Brycen Cross, aim to"encourage and equip the community to engage more consciously with nature. "With a passion for the outdoors, they want to provide quality experiences for people of all ages and backgrounds. Brycen Cross stated,"From my first job selling peanuts at the Dragon's stadium, biking through the city and along the trails, to our time spent engaging with our neighbors and local businesses, it had all been leading to this... Investing back into the Dayton community, embracing the city's rich history, and providing quality, high-level experiences make Water Street District the perfect spot for our next big adventure."

In addition to selling outdoor gear and apparel, Base Camp Dayton plans to offer educational courses and exclusive outings, such as bird watching. The store's opening marks an expansion from the company's online presence, which was launched in 2022.

The Water Street District has welcomed Base Camp Outdoors Co. with open arms. Zach Graham, vice president of commercial real estate and leasing at Crawford Hoying, owner and developer of Water Street District, said, "The outdoor recreational market has experienced tremendous growth as consumers invest in more active lifestyles... We're thrilled to welcome Base Camp Outdoors Co. to Water Street District and broaden our organic and diverse tenant mix."

The opening of Base Camp Dayton in theWater Street Districtmarks a significant addition to the city's outdoor recreation scene. With its focus on providing quality gear, educational experiences, and a passion for connecting people with nature, the store is poised to become a go-to destination for outdoor enthusiasts in the Dayton area.