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. 

Ski and Snowboard Photography

Ok we know, you get it. We are ski and snowboard crazy here at Evolve Snow Camps.
But we don’t care! It’s what we love.  And one of our favourite ways to share our passion is through ski and snowboard photography.

That is why we loved the recent feature on Snowboarder 2015 New Year’s High Resolution featuring stunning photos from their senior online photographer Aaron Blatt.

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There is something special about capturing that moment, that only a skier or snowboard can appreciate.

Evolve Snow Camps is the perfect forum for sharpening up your ski and snowboard photo game, or if you are looking to capture yourself in that special moment, Evolve Snow Camps often has a photographer or two come for a session.

Evolve Snow Camps is only 3 days away!!!
Our Toronto and GTA campers will be travelling from their respective pickup locations to Mount St. Louis Moonstone, while our campers in Waterloo, Cambridge, Elmira, and Kitchener will be travelling via coach bus from their pickup locations to Glen Eden.

Evolve Snow Camps 2015 is here!

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Hope everyone had a healthy christmas. With the New year just around the corner we are freaking out excited for the new season at Evolve Snow Camps, new for 2015 we will be working with campers from Waterloo, Cambridge, Elmira and Kitchener in addition to Toronto and the GTA

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This video featuring Max Buri just has style coming from every pore. Cool music, cool footage, and very steely riding. it is a must watch!

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Where can my kids ski in Richmond Hill Ontario

Where can my kids ski in Richmond Hill Ontario

There aren’t a ton of areas to ski and snowboard in Richmond Hill or in York Region for that matter ( aside from Uplands). Evolve Snow Camps has several pick locations up locations throughout York Region and if youre comfortable sending your kids on a coach bus every Saturday or Sunday, they will benefit from being part of the best ski and snowboard camp in Ontario and learning from the best coaches in the province as well. Look through our website for more information.

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Ski and Snowboard programs Barrie

Ski and Snowboard programs Barrie

There are some wonderful ski programs and snowboard programs in Barrie. Evolve Snow camps offers an 8 week program at Mt St Louis Moonstone through January and February. The program includes transportation from the GTA, but if you are coming from the Barrie area and can drive your kids to the hill on either Saturdays or Sundays, we can discount the transportation from the cost of camp. Give us a call today or send us an email to find out more information.

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