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Top 5 Buys to Get Active

Woodcock Cycle. Photo by Derek Kitching

Woodcock Cycle. Photo by Derek Kitching

With so many outdoor activities to do during your stay, rely on these stores to get you prepared.

Cyclists will love the variety of bikes, accessories, and apparel found at Bikes and Beyond. The store carries a wide selection of fun bike accessories by Electra like colourful mesh baskets and matching patterned basket liners.

  • 227 Henderson Hwy, 204-669-5590

Set a new personal best with a new pair of runners from Canadian Footwear. This store has one of the largest athletic shoe collections in Winnipeg, and experts to help find the perfect fit. 

Find seasonal sporting equipment available for purchase or rent at Woodcock Cycle. Check out the Lucky collection, flashy and lightweight scooters that are taking over skate parks across Canada.

  • 433 St Mary’s Rd, 204‑253‑5896

Before heading to the lake, shop Manitoba line Deadfish paddleboards that are specially designed for lakes and rivers at Peepers. Sun protection t-shirts and hats are also on hand for lake goers.

  • 866 Corydon Ave, 204-474-2861

Find stylish swimwear at Hula Hut. Shop SKYE collection for classy one-piece suits with playful open backs.

  • 1504 St Mary’s Rd, 204-237-0457

More Winnipeg Shopping:

Where to Shop in the Exchange District
Where to Shop on Corydon
Where to Shop at The Forks

Editor’s Pick: 5 Sweet Swim Shops

Courtesy of Roxy

Now is the time for traditional summer treatments: tanning pedicures, new hair-dos and of course, shopping for fashionable beachwear. For sun-savvy attire, start by touring local stores that will help you transition into the new season with confidence.

At the distinguished Eyelet Dove, high fashion suits and beach covers (such as Seafolly’s brown zebra tunic) are comfortable and classy. Bathing suit bra sizes range from 34A to 46HH. 485  Academy Rd., 204-488‑0403.

Looking for a blend of playful and posh? Peepers has aquatic fitness-wear by Speedo and Nike for men, children and women, as well as Bikini International, perfect for lounging like a goddess. 252  Stafford St., 204-474‑2861. (more…)