by Maytal Wichman
Whether you love skiing, snowboarding, or any snow-related activity, it’s always best to come prepared. Brooklyn Mamas has put together a list of stores in NYC where you can buy or rent equipment. And check out Brooklyn Mamas Ski Resorts Outside New York City for ideas on where to ski.
Panda Ski & Sport
This family owned and operated store puts the focus on customer service, quality products and knowledgeable staff. They sell apparel as well as products that are available for purchase or rental and there’s even a repair shop.
Where: 9213 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11209
For More Information: http://www.pandasportdirect.com/index.php
Phone: (718) 238-4919
Expert staff will guide you in choosing the best equipment for your needs. This store also has day trips to skiing resorts.
Where: 151 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
For More Information: http://www.homagebrooklyn.com/index.html
Phone: (718) 596-1511
Eastern Mountain Sports
With numerous locations all over the East Coast and another NYC location on the upper west side, this store has a comprehensive range of ski equipment as well as clothing. The store also has some equipment rental as well as a ski expert.
Where: 530 Broadway (& Spring), New York, NY 10012
For more information: http://www.ems.com/shop/index.jsp?kw=storeDetail&f=167
Phone: (212) 966-8730
This popular store has been around since 1908 and offers the most innovative and technologically advanced products.The store boasts no less that 50,000 in-store products. There is a full-service ski and snowboarding shop within the store that includes rentals, repairs and custom ski and snowboard boot fitting.
Where: 867 Broadway (& 18th Street), New York, NY 10003
For More Information: http://www.paragonsports.com/
Phone: (800) 961-3030
Emilio’s Ski & Snowboard Shop
Located in the heart of Forest Hills, this established ski shop boasts expert staff and offers equipment rental as well. They also have day trips with pickup location in NYC.
Where: 112-28 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills, NY 11375
For More Information: http://www.emiliosskishop.com/index.html
Phone: (718) 544-0404