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With it’s unique location, Victoria has no end of sports that are available … many all year round!  So it stands to reason we have many fine stores that can provide you with equipment and clothing to help you get out there and enjoy all Victoria has to offer.  Here is a listing:

Ocean River Sports – 1630 Store St. BRAND NEW LOCATION!

Ocean River Sports

Ocean River Sports

Hours:  Mon – Sat 9:30 – 6, Sun 10-5

Clothing, footwear, outdoor gear, paddlesports, kayaks, electronics, camping equipment, tours, rentals, classes & much more!  Knowledgeable & friendly staff … great place to shop!

Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) – 1450 Government St.

MEC is a retail co-op that sells exclusively to members. Members get the best products at fair prices, access to rental gear, one of the best guarantees around, and 1% of every sale goes to support the outdoor community. A lifetime membership is only $5!

Clothing, camping gear, water sports, footwear, electronics, climbing gear, and much more!

Hours:  Mon – Fri 9:30 – 9, Sat 9 – 6, Sun 11-5

Robinson’s Outdoor Store – 1307 Broad St.

Clothing, hiking, biking, paddling, climbing, camping, gear & accessories, electronics & more!

Hours:  Mon – Sat 9:30 – 6, Sun 11 – 5

Outdoor gear, clothing, LARGE fishing dept., footwear, camping gear & more!

Capital Iron – 1900 Store St.,

Hours:  Mon – Sat 9-6, Sun 10-5

Clothing, footwear, camping gear, tools, gardening, outdoor furniture, kitchen/cooking, gadgets galore … it would be easier to list what it HASN’T got!  A fun store to browse! 

Island Outfitters – 3319 Douglas St.

Hours:  Mon – Wed 9-6, Thu –  Fri 9-9, Sat 8-6, Sun 10-5

Hunting, Archery, Firearms, Fly fishing, Bass fishing, Trout fishing, Steelhead fishing, Salmon fishing, Halibut fishing, Prawning, Crabbing, and Lowrance electronics.

Kirby’s Source for Sports894 Cloverdale

Hours:  Mon – Wed 9-6, Thu 9-8, Fri 9-6, Sat 9-5, Sun 10-4

Hockey, Lacrosse, baseball, football, field hockey – sales & repairs

Sports Rent – #3 – 1950 Government St.

Hours:  Mon – Thu 9-5:30, Fri 9-6, Sat 9-5, Sun & Holidays 10-5

Rental of all sorts of sporting equipment

Sport Check – Victoria Bay Centre 1150 Douglas St, (Hours:  Mon – Wed 10-7, Thur – Fri 10-9, Sat 10-9, Sun 10-6)  Island Home Centre #104 – 805 Cloverdale (Hours:  Mon – Tues 10-7, Wed – Fri 10-9, Sat 10-6, Sun 11-6)

Misc. clothing, footwear, gear & equipment for various sports



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About the Author:

I've lived in Victoria over 30 years. I've travelled the world but I still believe that no other city beats Victoria for it's sheer beauty and variety of activities available year round. I sincerely want to help others explore and enjoy this great city - and hopefully make you want to come back again and again!

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