ABOUT US

In 1980, a small, independent outdoor equipment store opened its doors in Whistler’s Creekside. The rest, as they say, is history.

As a proud member of Source for Sports, an independent sporting goods buying group with over 200 stores across Canada, Whistler Village Sports is able to offer a world-class product selection and exclusive discounts with the top-quality service you’d expect from a friendly, knowledgeable local retailer.

Discover the difference local can make. Whistler Village Sports has grown since the first store opened in 1980, but some things never change. Count on great gear and the right advice, every time. Count on Whistler Village Sports.


OUR HISTORY



25th January

1978

Humble beginnings. Local intent.


Our first store opens in Whistler’s Creekside. Our mission is simple: to meet the outdoor equipment needs and challenges of the spectacular community we call home.

25th January

1978

Squamish Source for Sports opens.


This location opens and quickly becomes the home base for hockey players looking for the best equipment to elevate their performance.
Visit store www.sourceforsports.com

25th January

1978

Backcountry gets it’s own gear shop.


In the heart of Whistler Village, a new and exciting Whistler Village Sports Group store opens. Dedicated to backcountry activities including hiking, camping and skiing, and in partnership with Pacific Alpine Institute, the shop becomes an invaluable information and equipment resource for locals and tourists looking to tackle the spectacular challenge of Whistler’s backcountry.
Visit store www.excessbackcountry.com

25th January

1978

What’s next? More adventures.


It’s been almost thirty years in the outdoor equipment retail industry, and we’ve never stopped dreaming. The mountainous beauty surrounding our stores in Squamish and Whistler serve for constant inspiration, reminding us to reach higher and seek greater challenges. On a practical note, our experiences has also taught us to always be prepared (it helps to have great gear!) Whatever the future holds for Whistler Village Sports, we’re ready to make the most of every moment.

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