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Where to Buy Snow Gear For Kids in Los Angeles 2024

Updated for 2024

The months are flying by, and before you know it, winter will be upon us. Time to start thinking about where to play in the snow near Los Angeles. But first, you need snow gear, and if your kids are growing like ours, last year’s won’t fit anymore. To help out, we’ve compiled a list of where to buy snow gear in and around Los Angeles.

little boy skiing on a mountain with snow covered tree behind
If you’re taking the kids skiing you gotta get the right gear!

Where to Get Snow Gear for Kids

Columbia Sportswear Outlet
The Pike Outlets, 35 Bay St., Ste. #570, Long Beach, CA 90802
Citadel Outlets, 100 Citadel Dr., Ste. #636, Commerce, CA 90040

At Columbia Sportswear Outlet, you can find all the gear you may need to enjoy all the outdoor activities our state has to offer. For snow-bound families, you’ll find boots, pants, and jackets that are “engineered to retain body heat, featuring high-quality insulation and breathable waterproof designs that help keep you dry inside and out.”

Sports LTD
22642 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills, CA 91364

Sports LTD in Woodland Hills has about five decades of experience. You’ll find snowboards and specialty skis here as well as paddle boards and surfboards. Additionally, they offer on-site boot fitters as well as repair shop technicians. And if you’re not quite ready to commit to purchasing snow gear, look into their ski rental and snowboard rental programs. Loyal customers also speak highly of the friendly and knowledgeable staff.

Dick’s Sporting Goods
Multiple locations including:
Plaza El Segundo
770 Pacific Coast Hwy., El Segundo, CA 90245

Families will find a large selection of winter gear at the popular Dick’s Sporting Goods stores. Whether your family regularly visits the mountains or you’ll be making your first trip to the snow, you can find what you need in one spot. Winter apparel, sleds, helmets, boots, and much more are all available in one of their store locations or online.

Summit Ski and Cycle
8419 Lincoln Blvd., Westchester, CA 90045

Summit Ski and Cycle has been family-owned and operated for over 25 years. You’ll find skis and snowboards here, and repairs and tune-ups are done on-site as well. Gear, such as gloves, goggles, hats, and thermal underwear, are also stocked here. The shop is closed on Sundays and Mondays.

Happy children in winterwear laughing while playing in snowdrift outside
Playing in teh snow is much more fun with the right gear

Ski Dazzle Show
LA Convention Center
1201 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90015

According to their website, The Los Angeles Ski Show & Snowboard Expo® features “2 football fields of resorts, lodging, accessories and retail bargains up to 70% off. Ski Dazzle offers FREE informative seminars, prizes, entertainment, ski & snowboard lessons, pre-season fitness, interactive features, films, lift ticket offers and so much more.” Scheduled for December 8th – 11th, 2023.

Ski and Snowboard Outlet
9034 Huntington Dr., San Gabriel, CA 91775 

Families can shop at the 12,000-square-foot store in San Gabriel where they’ll find hundreds of snowboards, skis, accessories, and outerwear options for the whole family. At the Ski and Snowboard Outlet, they “make skiing and snowboarding affordable.” The store is open seasonally.

Xtreme Boardshop
Multiple locations including:
2800 N. Main St., Ste. 828, Santa Ana, CA 92705

Established in 2001, XB (Xtreme Boardshop) is well-known among snowboarders. Their goal is “to fuse action sports with lifestyle trends.” Families will find snowboards, boots, gloves, helmets, goggles, and more there.

Olympus Board Shop
4807 Torrance Blvd., Torrance, CA 90503

Olympus Board Shop opened back in 1998. This popular South Bay shop is known for its skateboarding and snowboarding gear, though they stock surfing and kayaking gear too. In addition to the products they sell, Olympus also specializes in rentals and repairs. Their snowboard gear includes boards, goggles, gloves, helmets, and more.

REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.)
Multiple locations including:
1900 W. Empire Ave., Burbank, CA 91504

Many families are familiar with the wide selection offered at REI. Anything your family might need for fun in the snow can be found at REI. Clothing, equipment, and accessories are available as well as “snow shop services” during the winter season. If you already know sizes and styles, be sure to check out their outlet options. You’ll also find an assortment of used gear available.

Multiple locations including:
47 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena, CA 91103

Many families are aware of the long-lasting quality of Patagonia apparel. You’ll find clothing in a range of sizes to outfit the entire family, including jackets, hats, mittens, snow pants, and more.


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Sunday 27th of February 2022

You should add ET Surf in Hermosa. They have been open for years and help you find decent deals.

Sarah Auerswald

Wednesday 2nd of March 2022

Thanks for the tip. It looks like they just sell surf and skate gear, but we'll check if they also sell snow gear.

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