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MEC Winnipeg

About the Store

MEC's prairie presence was solidified in 2002, when we opened our downtown Winnipeg store. Three deserted buildings were converted to one of our most environmentally responsible stores so far.

Learn about Winnipeg's green building systems.


Summer hours

  • Monday10:00am - 9:00pm
  • Tuesday10:00am - 9:00pm
  • Wednesday10:00am - 9:00pm
  • Thursday10:00am - 9:00pm
  • Friday10:00am - 9:00pm
  • Saturday9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Sunday11:00am - 5:00pm

Also see our holiday hours.

Regular hours

  • Monday10:00am - 7:00pm
  • Tuesday10:00am - 7:00pm
  • Wednesday10:00am - 7:00pm
  • Thursday10:00am - 9:00pm
  • Friday10:00am - 9:00pm
  • Saturday9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Sunday11:00am - 5:00pm

Also see our holiday hours.


Location and Directions

MEC Winnipeg
303 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3B 2B4

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Parking: Parking is available on the street or at numerous parkades near the store. With a $10 purchase we will give you an hour of free parking to the Smith Street Parkade.


Community

Grants, Support, and Product Donations

MEC supports grassroots organizations and their efforts to conserve ecologically and recreationally important places and to inspire and enable Canadians to be active outdoors. Through our Community Contributions program MEC donates gear, funding and in-kind support, helping us all keep space for adventure.

See our Community Contributions programs for details and information on how to apply.

Green Building Tours

Recycled building materials, re-circulated rainwater, low energy usage – what does it all look like, and how does it work? If your group is interested in taking a tour of our green building, please email the outreach coordinator for information:

Seminars and Store Tours

We offer free presentations and informational store tours to interested student groups, outdoor organizations, environmental organizations, or business. Topics range learning about outdoor gear and trip planning to corporate responsibility and environmental sustainability practices.