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Opening date set for DICK’S Sporting Goods in Silverdale

dicksDICK’S Sporting Goods plans to open its Silverdale store by the end of the month.

DICK’S will hold “preview days” on Sept. 28 and 29, followed by a grand opening celebration Sept. 30 through Oct. 2, according to a post the store’s website.

Former Seahawks quarterback Dave Krieg will appear at the store from noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 1. You can click here to see additional grand opening promotions.

The athletic and outdoor gear retailer is setting up shop in a 45,000-square-foot space on the west side of Kitsap Mall. About 30,000 square feet was added to the mall’s footprint to accommodate the store.

DICK’S recently announced it would hire about 70 employees to staff the Silverdale location.

This is the first DICK’S store west of Puget Sound.

Crunch fitness gym proposed in Silverdale

crunch_logo_purpleA Crunch fitness club could soon join Ashley Furniture in Silverdale.

A permit application for a 21,000-square-foot gym was submitted to the county March 30.

If approved, Crunch will take over a portion 57,500-square-foot Ashley Furniture building on Ridgetop Boulevard.

An Ashley Furniture manager confirmed the home furnishings store will remain open, but its space will be roughly divided in half to accommodate the gym.

Plans for the fitness club include exercise and weight lifting equipment, a group fitness area and locker rooms, according to application documents.

Silverdale would be the second Washington location for Crunch, which also has a gym in Bellevue. The chain was founded in New York City in 1989 and now boasts more than 150 franchised and corporately-operated gyms, according to its website.

Base memberships cost about $10 a month.