Spring looks like it is finally here to stay! That means it’s time for running, biking and outdoor games. Check out some of Calgary’s local stores so you don’t have to pay or wait for shipping and support local!
Get you running shoes, accessories, clothing, snacks and massage tools from these local stores.
Tech Shop Curbside Pickup. Mother’s Day Sale is on now.
Gord’s Running Store Curbside Pickup and limited local delivery.
Strides Curbside pickup and free delivery over $100.
Tri It Curbside pickup and free delivery over $100. In addition to running shoes they also carry bike and swim accessories and yoga mats.
Bikes and Bike Accessories
Bike stores are considered essential and as such, many local bike stores are still operating and you can go visit in person. They are also all very busy and abiding by capacity limits and social distancing so if you do go, be patient. Most also carry accessories like locks, lights and helmets and cycling clothing.
While there wouldn’t be a bike swap this year, there are still plenty of used bikes listed online on Kijiji and Facebook Marketplace. If you are buying one from there check out these tips from Bike Calgary.
Calgary Cycle Physical stores and online store are open. In store pickup available. Free bike delivery. Bikes can also be picked up and dropped off for tuneups.
Ridley’s Cycle Store closed. Online store with curbside pickup. Bikes will be delivered for free and there is free shipping for orders over $75.
The Bike Shop Store open with strict capacity limit and mandatory hand sanitizer. Store pickup is available. Delivery is available for a fee.
Bow Cycle Store closed but servicing is available. Online store open with pickup and free delivery over $100.
B and P Cycle Store open with strict capacity limit and mandatory hand sanitizer. Store pickup is available and bikes will be delivered for free. They also offer scooters.
Bike Bike Store open with strict capacity limit. Delivery and pickup available on a limited basis.
Two Wheel View Two Wheel View sells used bikes with money from bike sales going towards youth programs. Bikes are fixed up and ready to ride. They are open two days a week via appointment. Virtual shopping is also available.
Cactus Bike and Ski Store open.
Lifesport Store closed but servicing is available. Online store is open with free curbside pickup. Disc golf discs and gear are also available.
Pedalhead Bicycle Store open. Curbside pickup and delivery are also available.
Bike and Brew Bike shop is open. Pickup is available and delivery is free.
Bike Root Bike Root normally helps people learn how to fix bikes, due to Covid though teaching is on hold and they are just offering cheap tuneups.
Rapid Rent/Outlaw Sports
Rath Bicycle Will pickup and deliver bikes for servicing in Ramsay and surrounding 10km.
If you’re buying rollerblades or rollerskates and haven’t done either in awhile, consider buying a helmet and protective gear.
There are generally lots of used rollerblades being sold online. Check out this video from Shoptask to know what to look for when you’re buying used rollerblades.
Adrenaline Source for Sports Store is open. The store is locally owned but franchised with Source for Sports. Also carry lacrosse and baseball gear.
Shoptask While they no longer have a Calgary store, they specialize in rollerblades and have some of the best on the market. They will also be happy to help if you have any questions. Free shipping over $100.
Nerd Roller Skates Curbside pickup available. Shipping is $13.
Skateboards, Longboards and Scooters
Skateparks are open and there’s also lots of empty parking lots to skate in. As with the rollerblades, it’s best to buy some safety equipment, which is also sold at most stores if you haven’t been on a board in awhile. Skate shops also have hats, shoes and a wide variety of clothing.
Source Boards Online store.
Mountain Cultures Online store with curbside pickup. Free delivery within 15km. Longboards, SUP boards and trampolines are also sold.
Ninetimes Online store with free curbside pickup. Free shipping over $125.
Vermin Scooter Shop Online store with free shipping over $100.
Disc golf courses are closed but you can still make your own course.
Don’s Hobby Shop Online Store with free curbside pickup. Free shipping over $40. They also sell circus toys.
Lifesport Online Store with free curbside pickup.
Outdoor Games and Sports
Discovery Hut Discovery Hut has lots of fun frisbees, balls and water toys. They also have spikeball and other games. You can see some of what they offer on their Facebook, for the rest of it you will have to call. Free curbside pickup and delivery. They also offer plenty of other toys, crafts and puzzles.
The Beach The Beach has spikeball, hat tricked toss and crossnet. Email or message them for purchase and delivery/pickup options.
Lynx Leisure Has almost any outdoor game that you can think of and lots more that you can’t. They carry all the things that you or your kids will have ever played with in gym class or summer camp and lots of sports equipment. Online store with shipping.
Kahunaverse They have lots of sports equipment, some fitness equipment and some children’s gym equipment. Permanently closed their physical store. Online store is open. Free shipping over $100.
Skyline Athletics Wide variety of sports equipment, fitness equipment and gym and yard games. Store is closed. Online ordering is available.
Astrojump Rentals are still available for curbside pickup.
Campers Village Online Website with curbside pickup and free delivery over $40.
Norseman Outdoor Specialists Sells apparel. gear, footwear and does repairs. Curbside pickup.
The Great Outdoors Junior apparel, footwear and a small amount of gear. Curbside pickup and free delivery within 20km.
Spirit West Sells apparel, gear, maps and does repairs. Curbside pickup. Also sells facemasks.