U.S. Communities

Gopher

Athletic Supplies and P.E. Equipment

 
  • Phone: 855-257-9200
  • Fax: 855-257-9199
About Gopher

For 70 years, Gopher has proudly served organizations in the fields of physical education, athletics, fitness and recreation. We believe physical activity — whether on the playground, on the field, or in the fitness center — should be an important part of everyone's life. We are honored to help people of all ages live more active and healthy lives.

At the heart of everything we do are two principles: exceed our customer's expectations and offer great products.

We strive to exceed your expectations by working tirelessly to be the easiest company you do business with — each and every time. Your call will be quickly answered by a friendly and knowledgeable representative trained to meet your every need and 5,000 in-stock products arrive in 4 days or less with our Fast or Free™ Shipping Guarantee, guaranteeing you get what you need, when you need it. All of our products come with our unmatched Unconditional 100% Satisfaction Guarantee which promises that if you are not satisfied with a product for any reason at any time, we'll replace it or refund your money. No hassles. No exclusions. No kidding!

Our other passion is our products. We offer unique, durable, high-quality products that withstand years of use in many different settings. Our assortment consists of over 7,000 products from 75 product categories, including 3,500 products that are unique to Gopher and you won't find anywhere else. These products are designed specifically with the Gopher customer in mind and are built to outlast and outperform day in and day out.

We are passionate about helping professionals achieve better results in their programs. This passion helps guide our vision and mission, and it's why we remain committed to offering superior products and a superior experience. We are dedicated to providing you with the products that improve fitness, develop skills, create fun, and help reach a high standard of learning and living. We're proud to help make the world a more active, healthy, and happy place.

Benefits

Experience the GOPHER Advantage! It's our passion to help professionals achieve better results in the gym, on the playground, and on the field by providing them the equipment they need and the service and support they deserve. When you choose Gopher you will always receive our:

  • Exclusive Products
    The ultimate combination of quality and innovation! From athletics to fitness to physical education, we've got you covered with thousands of products you won't find anywhere else. Our unmatched selection of unique products were developed specifically to help our customers achieve their goals. Designed to outlast and outperform, our 'Only from Gopher' products combine innovative designs and high-quality materials to create longer-lasting, higher higher-performing solutions.

  • Unconditional 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    You simply won't find a better guarantee! Our guarantee means that if you are not satisfied with any purchase for any reason at any time, we will replace the product, credit your account, or refund the purchase price. No hassles. No exceptions. No restocking fees. No kidding! Our commitment to you is that you'll be satisfied... we guarantee it!

  • Superior Customer Experience
    Your peace of mind is our priority! From the time you place your order to the time your products are delivered, we'll go the extra mile to make your experience with us easy and hassle-free. Our friendly and knowledgeable Sales and live-answer Customer Care teams are standing by, ready to assist you in any way needed and you can easily track your orders, view your order history, and reorder past items with our FREE Gopher Order Manager App. All in-stock products arrive in 4 days or less with our Fast or Free™ Shipping Guarantee.
Our Family of Brands

The Gopher Sport family of brands is comprised of four distinct offerings to help people of all ages become more active and healthy. No matter what age or ability your organization serves, we have a solution to meet your needs!


Innovative physical education, athletic, fitness, and recreation equipment for elementary to high school and beyond. View thousands of Gopher products or request your free catalog today.


Strength and conditioning solutions that help everyone achieve peak performance. 


The leader in physical activity from birth to Kindergarten, offering innovative products that nurture growth, confidence, creativity, and skill-building during those early years. Play with a Purpose features a large selection of playground equipment and a free interactive playground planner to help you design your perfect playground. 


Engaging minds through physical activity in the classroom. Help your students improve focus, concentration, behavior and time on-task with a great selection of active products for the classroom. Browse our selection of standing desks, active seating and other unique classroom solutions for a more productive learning environment.

Visit the Pricing tab for additional pricing details. For pricing on Gopher Performance, Play with a Purpose, or Moving Minds items, contact us at 855-257-9200 or uscommunities@gophersport.com

Pricing & Shipping

Pricing

  • Items are discounted at 11% off of the catalog list price. Exclusions apply. Contact us for details.

  • Escalating discount for single purchases at the following levels:

    • 1% additional discount for purchase order between $10,000-$25,000
    • 2% additional discount for purchase order between $25,001 - $50,000
    • 3% additional discount for purchase order over $50,001

Discounts above apply to products in the Gopher catalog. Play with a Purpose, Gopher Performance, and Moving Minds products are not included in the above discount but are eligible for purchase via U.S. Communities. Contact Gopher for a quote on these items at 855-257-9200 or uscommunities@gophersport.com.

Shipping

 

  • Parcel
    Shipping for parcel items is free with no minimum order value or quantities, excluding weight plates, kettlebells, barbells, medicine balls, and dumbbells, which are charged 8% item value. Our Fast or Free™ Guarantee* ensures all in-stock items will arrive in 4 days or less or the Shipping and Processing is free!

  • Truck
    Items listed as "Truck delivery" in the Gopher catalog or that have the "Truck delivery symbol" () on GopherSport.com are charged 8% of the item's value.

All shipments to Alaska and Hawaii are charged 20% of the order value. Contact us at 855-257-9200 or uscommunities@gophersport.com for a shipping quote or for additional information.

*Fast or Free™ Delivery Guarantee: If your order is not delivered within four business days of ordering, we'll send you a gift card for Gopher merchandise equal to the value paid for SH&P. Four-day shipping applies only to orders for in-stock merchandise placed before 3PM CST and shipped within the contiguous United States. Some exceptions for remote locations may apply.

K-12 Solutions

Physical Education
We provide our customers with the largest and most unique assortment of physical education products in the world. From PE classics like jump ropes and parachutes, to unique items like our Uploadable FITstep™ Pro Pedometers and DuraCoat™ Coated-Foam Balls, we've got you covered! View our comprehensive assortment of P.E. equipment.

Sports
Gopher offers a wide variety of sports equipment ranging from introductory training aids, to competition game balls, goals, and more! Browse products by sport: Baseball/Softball, Basketball, Field Hockey, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Track and Field, Volleyball

Fitness
We're proud to offer innovative and unique fitness solutions for all workout types - balance, bodyweight training, core training, exercise machines, free weights, medicine balls, plyometrics, resistance, rope training, speed & agility, and more! Shop from one of our many fitness categories.

In addition to our standard fitness offering, Gopher's proprietary IntroFit™ line offers introductory fitness products designed specifically for elementary students and beginners. Scaled for smaller users and offered in lighter weights, IntroFit™ products help ensure early success and offer a safer introduction to many different fitness activities.

Fitness Assessment
Gopher's complete line of assessment products makes tracking progress easy! From flex testers, to push-up testers, scales, heart rate monitors and pedometers, we have you covered. Don't miss our AssessPro® line of products, designed to make assessment more convenient and more efficient or our FITstep® pedometers - offering superior accuracy and easy data collection!

Supplies
Keep your equipment room stocked with all the essentials. From cones, to pinnies, whistles, storage bags and carts, we offer a full range of products designed to support any program. Choose from one of our many supply and facility categories.

Moving Minds
Help your students improve focus, concentration, behavior, and time on-task with a great selection of active products for the classroom. Browse our selection of standing desks, active seating and other unique classroom solutions.


Order today by contacting us at 855-257-9200 or uscommunities@gophersport.com!

State/Local & Recreation

Sports
Gopher offers a wide variety of sports equipment, ranging from introductory training aids to competition game balls, goals, and much more! Browse products by sport: Baseball/Softball, Basketball, Field Hockey, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Track and Field, Volleyball

Fitness
We're proud to offer innovative and unique fitness solutions for all workout types - balance, bodyweight training, core training, exercise machines, free weights, medicine balls, plyometrics, resistance, rope training, speed & agility, and more! Shop from one of our many fitness categories.

In addition to our standard fitness offering, Gopher's proprietary IntroFit™ line offers introductory fitness products designed specifically for elementary students and beginners. Scaled for smaller users and offered in lighter weights, IntroFit™ products help ensure early success and offer a safer introduction to many different fitness activities.

Fitness Assessment
Gopher's complete line of assessment products makes tracking progress easy! From flex testers, to push-up testers, scales, heart rate monitors and pedometers, we have you covered. Don't miss our AssessPro® line of products, designed to make assessment more convenient and more efficient or our FITstep® pedometers - offering superior accuracy and easy data collection!

Supplies
Keep your equipment room stocked with all the essentials. From cones, to pinnies, whistles, storage bags and carts, we offer a full range of products designed to support any program. Choose from one of our many supply and facility categories.

Recreation
Promote and encourage lifelong physical activity with recreational products for all ages!
Archery
, Discs/Disc Golf, Game Tables, Lawn Games, Outdoor Education, Table Tennis

Play with a Purpose
Your trusted expert in early childhood active play, ride-on, and playground solutions. We offer products specifically designed to strengthen motor, cognitive, and social skills while focusing on imagination and overall well-being. View thousands of products, utilize our free playground planner, or request your free catalog at pwap.com.

Order today by contacting us at 855-257-9200 or uscommunities@gophersport.com!

Fitness Solutions

Fitness
We're proud to offer innovative and unique fitness solutions for all workout types - balance, bodyweight training, core training, exercise machines, free weights, medicine balls, plyometrics, resistance, rope training, speed & agility, and more! Shop from one of our many fitness categories:
Agility & Speed Training, Balance Trainers, Bodyweight Training, Dumbbells, Ellipticals, Exercise and Yoga Mats, Fitness Bars, Fitness Steps, Introductory Fitness, Jump Ropes, Kettlebells, Medicine Balls, Plyometric Boxes/Training, Recumbent Bikes, Resistance Tubing/Bands, Rope Training, Rowers, Stability Balls, Treadmills, Weightlifting Bars, Plates, Racks, and Benches

In addition to our standard fitness offering, Gopher's proprietary IntroFit™ line offers introductory fitness products designed specifically for elementary students and beginners. Scaled for smaller users and offered in lighter weights, IntroFit™ products help ensure early success and offer a safer introduction to many different fitness activities.

Fitness Assessment
Gopher's complete line of assessment products makes tracking progress easy! From flex testers, to push-up testers, scales, heart rate monitors and pedometers, we have you covered. Don't miss our AssessPro® line of products, designed to make assessment more convenient and more efficient or our FITstep® pedometers - offering superior accuracy and easy data collection!

Order today by contacting us at 855-257-9200 or uscommunities@gophersport.com!

FAQs

How do I place an order with Gopher?
Orders may be placed by contacting us at 855-257-9200 or uscommunities@gophersport.com.

If my agency already has an account with Gopher, do I need to setup a new account?
If you've previously placed an order with Gopher, your existing account number will be used.

Who can participate?
State agencies, cities/counties, K-12 schools, colleges and universities, non-profits, and special districts registered with U.S. Communities.

How do I register with U.S. Communities?
It's simple! Complete your free online registration form here.

How do I contact Gopher?
You can reach one of our friendly Customer Care Representatives anytime at 855-257-9200 or uscommunities@gophersport.com.

How do I request a free catalog?
Contact us at 855-257-9200 or uscommunities@gophersport.com and request one be sent to you or submit a request online. Catalogs are free!

My booster club/PTA would like to order equipment. Can they order with you and get U.S. Communities contract pricing?
Yes. Any non-profit organization registered with U.S. Communities may order using any U.S. Communities contract.

How long does it take for my order to ship?
With our Fast or Free™ Shipping Guarantee, thousands of in-stock products arrive in 4 days or less or the Shipping and Processing is FREE! Once your order has shipped, easily track it using our free Order Manager Mobile App! See Shipping tab for additional information.

Can I place an order with you today and have it shipped for a future date?
Yes! Contact our Customer Care team at 855-257-9200 to get started and simply mention that you need your order to ship at a future date.

What kind of guarantee is available on Gopher products?
All of our products are backed by an Unconditional 100% Satisfaction Guarantee! If you are not satisfied with a product for any reason at any time, we'll replace it or refund your money. No hassles. No exclusions. No kidding!