MEC (Mountain Equipment Co-op) just opened their third location in the GTA situated in North York at 784 Sheppard Avenue East. The store is a nature lover’s dream come true with an expansive offering of technical outdoor gear for camping, climbing, paddle sports, and snow sports, along with an array of men and women’s apparel and footwear for cycling, hiking, running, fitness and yoga.
Spanning two levels, the long-awaited 34, 000 square ft. MEC North York store has all your outdoor needs covered. They not only feature 900+ brands but also host community programming like running and biking meet-ups, as well as offering equipment rentals and “how-to” sessions to encourage members to take up new activities like backpacking or cycling.
The new location was centered in one of Canada’s most metropolitan areas, with an aim to get more people outdoors and active, in addition to helping new and existing members gear up for nearby outdoor activities or full-on adventures further afield. If you’re interested in becoming a lifetime member to gain access to all the awesome co-op benefits click here, or head out to the new North York MEC location to talk to an in-store expert. See photos of the new GTA store below: