Your Guide to Buying Kids Skis & Snowboards in Toronto/GTA

Buying your kids skis or snowboards this year?

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Buying local is always better when it comes to purchasing action sports equipment. This is because the person running your local shop is guaranteed to have a wealth of experience, knowledge of your sport, and will always have the best products on hand. As well, local shops often offer equipment exchange or buy back programs,

During these times, local business have adapted how you can shop safely with them. Here’s a list of local business who will be happy to help set you up for snow camps this year.

The Sign Toronto

The Sign Toronto is a family owned business dedicated  to their long tradition of quality customer care. They carry the best brands in winter sports, and work hands-on with each partner to ensure each item we carry is the highest quality and fit. Their team members are all trained to answer questions accurately about every brand they carry, so they can find the right solution for you.

Location: Midtown Toronto
Address: 2794 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4N 2J2
Phone Number: (416) 488-2118

Ski or Snowboard?: Ski

The Sign Toronto Buying Guide

Website: thesigntoronto.com

*Beginning Monday, November 23, The Sign Toronto will still be open for business with a series of accommodations to meet all your equipment and clothing needs. Please call or email thesigntoronto@gmail.com with questions and to book a personal appointment.

BOARDSPORTS 

Location: East York
Address: 105 Vanderhoof Ave, East York, ON M4G 2H7
Phone Number: (416) 485-9463

BOARDSPORTS is Toronto’s premiere board sports supply shop.  The staff at Boardsports are always excited to get people out riding, and want to make sure you’re safe and comfortable doing it. You can conveniently shop for kids snow gear online on BOARDSPORTS’ website, and call the store if you need assistance. They ship items Canada-wide, and within the continental United States. They also offer Free Canada Post Expedited Shipping on orders over $99.99 within Canada! In their snow section, you can find kids gear underneath the gender category, labeled as “youth”. There are SO many awesome deals going on right now at BOARDSPORTS, head on over to their website to check it all out!

Ski or Snowboard?: Snowboard

Website: boardsports.ca

*Beginning Monday, November 23rd: To help prevent the spread of Covid-19 and in accordance with Ontario Provincial Government Lockdown Regulations, the store is temporarily closed to the public. The tentative reopening date is Monday December 21st. As usual, orders can be placed (and paid for) online or over the phone. Orders will ship, or curbside pickup (at our backdoor) is available during store hours. We process online orders for curbside pickup very fast (typically within 1 hour).

Sanction Skate & Snow 

Location: Thornhill
Address: 330 Steeles Ave W unit a1, Thornhill, ON L4J 6W9
Phone Number: (905) 738-8644

Sanction is proudly Canadian. Independently owned and operated by people who love skateboarding and snowboarding. Since 2008 Sanction has worked tirelessly to provide the very best customer service, selection and experience to customers. Their staff will be stoked to get your kids on a board!

Ski or Snowboard?: Snowboard

Website: sanctionsnow.com

Station Ski & Ride

Location: Markham
Address: 227 Main St N, Markham, ON L3P 1Y6
Phone Number: (905) 471-7547

Station Ski & Ride is your local world class source for all things Ski, Snowboard & Clothing during the Winter season. They pride themselves on product knowledge and quality, and on providing exceptional customer service and expert support. Station Ski & Ride staff has over 25 years in the Ski industry and the whole team has a passion for Winter Sport.

Ski or Snowboard?: Both!

Website: stationskiandride.com

Corbett’s

Location: Oakville
Address: 120 Speers Rd, Oakville, ON L6K 2E7
Phone Number: (905) 845-1561

Corbett’s Ski & Snowboard is an incredible Oakville storefront and online retailer offering a remarkable selection of kids skis & snowboards, and so much more. They also offers a junior exchange program, giving you an affordable way to let your children’s winter equipment keep up with their growing skills. Corbett’s has listed their new health and safety policies here on their website, in order for you to prepare for an in-person visit for sizing. Otherwise, buying your new snow gear is super easy on their amazing, user-friendly website. 

Ski or Snowboard?: Both!

Website: corbetts.com

Gates & Boards

Location: Barrie
Address: 580 Bayfield St, Barrie, ON L4M 5A3
Phone Number:  (705) 721-4653

Gates and Boards is a family owned and operated independent ski and snowboard shop, located in Barrie, Ontario. They are recognized as an industry leader, offering the latest world-class ski and snowboard products and expert customer service for over 20 years. The staff at gates & board would love to assist you with all your ski, snowboard and winter lifestyle needs. They also offer a junior equipment 1/2 back program.

Ski or Snowboard?: Both!

Gates Barrie Buying

Website: gatesandboards.com

 

We wish you all the best in gearing up for snow camps. If you ever need more guidance with buying new gear, don’t hesitate to reach out to info@evolvecamps.com and we will be happy to help point you in the right direction. 

The BEST Place to Shop for Kids Snowboards in Toronto!

You don’t need to leave Toronto to find kids snowboards.

BOARDSPORTS is Toronto’s premiere shop when it comes to all things, well… board sports! Originally a core windsurfing business, it evolved from Wind Promotions and became BOARDSPORTS to reflect the stores broadening focus on all board sports. Conveniently located at 105 Vanderhoof Ave in Leaside, their store is always stocked with awesome kids snow gear. The staff at Boardsports are always excited to get people out riding, and want to make sure you’re safe and comfortable doing it.

KIDS Boardsports Storefront in Leaside, Toronto

Not to worry if you can’t make it to the shop! You can also conveniently shop for kids snow gear online on BOARDSPORTS’ website. They ship items Canada-wide, and within the continental United States. They also offer Free Canada Post Expedited Shipping on orders over $99.99 within Canada! In their snow section, you can find kids gear underneath the gender category, labeled as “youth”

There are SO many awesome deals going on right now at BOARDSPORTS, head on over to their website to check it all out!

BOARDSPORTS’ price guarantee.

BOARDSPORTS guarantees the best price in Canada on items for 15 days from the date of purchase.

If you find a lower advertised price from an Authorized Canadian Dealer, or if BOARDSPORTS advertises the product for a lower price, they will provide you a store credit for the difference.

CLICK HERE to learn about the terms and conditions that apply.

Snow Camps 2020 is just around the corner!

Now is the perfect time to head on over to BOARDSPORTS with snow camps just a few short months away! 

Not registered for Snow Camps 2020 yet? No worries! There are still a few spots left. CLICK HERE to claim yours now.

Looking for kids skis & snowboards in the GTA?

Corbetts has kids covered.

Finding the perfect snowboard or skis for your kids can seem like an impossible task at first. But really it’s all about knowing where to look and finding the right people to ask. We want to help point you in the right direction!

Corbetts Ski & Snowboard is an incredible Oakville storefront and online retailer offering a remarkable selection of kids skis & snowboards, and so much more. If you live in the GTA, Corbetts is just south of the QEW East of Dorval street in Oakville (120 Speers Rd, Oakville, ON L6K 2E7). Head on over and say hello to their lovely staff, and they’ll be happy to help fit your kids with the right equipment. Otherwise, as long as you have access to the internet, Corbetts can ship to you! Their website is user-friendly, organized and clean, which makes online shopping with them super convenient.

CLICK HERE to check out their awesome kids ski collection, and CLICK HERE to check out the kids snowboard selection. Corbetts carries trusted brands such as Armada, Lib Tech, Vans, Volcom and Oakley. The term “jr” (short for junior) is used quite often in athletic contexts when referring to kids gear. Corbetts has all the junior-sized gear you need for SNOW CAMPS 2020 this year! To name a few things:

Warehouse Sale!

Not only does Corbetts have a selection that makes shopping for your snow camper quick and convenient, but they offer prices that won’t break the bank. Check out the GIANT Corbetts Ski + Snowboard Annual Warehouse Sale at The International Centre (Hall #3) this weekend – October 17-20 2019

Corbetts warehouse sale banner, kids skis & snowboards

The event offers 30,000 sq ft. of deals with prices up to 80% off. They have thousands of famous brand ski and snowboard equipment and outerwear liquidations at unbelievable prices.
Corbetts Ski + Snowboard produces this event exclusively, so the costs are all as low as possible.
CLICK HERE to learn more about Corbetts annual warehouse sale, and save today!

Dew Tour Breckenridge 2016: Top Clips

The much anticipated event to kick off the competition season came and went. The Dew Tour had many epic moments throughout this past weekend. Here’s a recap on a few of those moments.

Snowboard Men’s Team Challenge – Team Burton Winning Run

Mark McMorris and Darcy Sharpe took home first place in the first ever Dew Tour Team Challenge.

Women’s Ski Slopestyle Highlights

Kelly Sildaru came in 1st with a record breaking run! Maggie Voisin earned herself 2nd and Kaya Turski secured 3rd.

Jamie Anderson’s Top Run from Slopestyle Jib Finals

Jamie Anderson grabbing a well deserved 1st place!

Men’s Ski Slopestyle Highlights

Henrik Harlaut unveiled a new double cork bio 1260 with a true tail grab (grabbing the very end of his ski) which earned himself 1st place. James Woods came in 2nd, while Evan McEachran finished in 3rd.

These clips are getting us STOKED to be back in the Junkyark and the Outback at Mount St Louis Moonstone in January. Check out our freestyle programs for ski and snowboarding.

junkyard at mount st louis moonstone

Dew Tour Breckenridge 2016 Updates

Dew Tour Breckenridge 2016 Updates

As the first stop on Dew Tour in Breckenridge approaches, the hype is growing larger and larger. People are excited to see the reimagined competition and winter festival.

dew-tour-breckenridge-2016

Here are some big updates from the past few days.

  •  A men’s and women’s adaptive snowboarding competition is added to the competition lineup. It’s going to take place on Thursday, December 8. The women’s adaptive snowboard final will start at 11:30 am MDT followed by the men’s final at 12:45 pm MDT. Adaptive Action Sports, Toyota and Dew Tour have partnered together to work on this.
  •  Breckenridge was hit with a heavy winter storm last week and the snow guns were firing away to add snow to the base. With the Dew tour being 3 weeks away, this is great news!
  • More pro’s have been recently invited to participate, including Bobby Brown, Gus Kenworthy, Aaron Blunck, Broby Leeds, Jossi Wells and Chas Guldemond to name a few.
  • A ‘By The Numbers Course Preview Presented By Moto Z Droid’ has been posted, giving you a detailed look inside the reimagined course.

Adding to the Dew Tour hype is the news of the first Major Snowfall to hit many parts of North America that has many very excited for the shredding season. Us at Evolve Camps are stoked because many ski resorts in Ontario are starting to make snow, including our friends at Mount St. Louis Moonstone.