Boardsports is a shop located near Vanderhoof skatepark in Leaside that encompasses all types of boarding activities from skating, longboarding and snowboarding to kite, wake and wind surfing.
Skate decks ($55 and upwards) from brands like Boardsports, 3D, SK8 Mafia, Element, Flip, and more line the front wall (complete setups come to around $200). Complete longboards ($120 to $220) from Z-Flex, Santa Cruz and others as well as snowboards ($97 to $735) are also available.
Cruisers (around $125 and upwards) are set up on display racks. Wake boards ($260 to $875) from Slingshot, Ronix among others are stocked in good quantity, Windsurf boards ($1600 to $2200), Paddle boards ($1360 close to $5000) and Kite surf packages ($1180) are definitely some of the more expensive products that the store carries.
Accessories and other such gear for these water based sports have a really wide price range. Lifestyle products such as sunglasses, bags, Go Pros and leashes ($25 to $210) are also available.
This is the type of shop that will get you over the initial nervousness of starting out in your choice of new board activity (skating, long boarding, surfing, etc.) and allow you to later make changes to your setup once you've gained some experience with your sport of choice.