There’s a brand new watersports and outdoor gear consignment store in downtown Victoria (CONTEST)

Outdoor enthusiasts, rejoice!

Victoria’s only used outdoor gear consignment store is now open and, together with a kayak retailer, the space is your one stop shop for all things outdoors.

Located on Yates Street, Grove outside gives Victorians access to high quality equipment without breaking the budget.

By creating a sustainable alternative for outdoor gear purchases and connecting inclusive outdoor communities, they hope to make outdoor adventures more accessible to everyone.

Sharing space is BestCoast Outfittersa paddle shop for paddlers.

Best Coast offers a mix of Canadian-owned businesses and well-known international brands, with the motto “Your Gear, Right Here”.

Looking to upgrade your outdoor lifestyle? Both retailers are offering a $200 shopping spree, and you can find the contest details below!

Grove Outdoors also offers a program where you can consign your own items, and they accept equipment and clothing related to the following sports: snowboarding, snowshoeing, skiing (x-country, downhill, backcountry), skating, surfing , canoeing, kayaking, SUP , kite surfing, cycling, mountain biking, running, camping, hiking and climbing

Learn more about Grove’s consignment program here.


For a chance to WIN a $200 shopping spree ($100 at Grove Outdoors and $100 at BestCoast Outfitters!), complete the following:

  1. AS Grove outside and BestCoast Outfitters on Facebook and comment below to let us know (1 entry)
  2. FOLLOW Grove outside and BestCoast Outfitters on Instagram and comment below to let us know (1 entry)
  3. SHARE this post on Facebook or Twitter and comment below to let us know (1 entry)

The winner will be drawn on July 18. Good luck!

Contest Rules

Grove Outdoors and BestCoast Outfitters

  • Where: 865 Yates Street
  • When:
    • Monday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    • Tuesday: Closed
    • Wednesday: Closed
    • Thursday: 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.
    • Friday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    • Saturday/Sunday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Maria R. Newman