Hey, Toronto! Join us in-store to celebrate Pride, win a few prizes, leave a Love Letter on a special art installation by Leah Day, try out our climbing wall and meet your local 2SLGBTQIA+ community groups. We can’t wait to see you there.
Date: June 24–25
Location: MEC Toronto, 300 Queen St West
There’s a ton of festivities going on, including:
Climbing clinics and open climb sessions – beginners welcome!
Go on a portaledge virtual reality journey with Arc’teryx
Enter for the chance to win gear and prizes
Art installation to spread some love
Local DJ spinning tunes
Love Letters for the community
Leave a little love for your community. We’ve collaborated with Vancouver-based artist Leah Day to transform our twin peaks into a way for everyone to come together and celebrate Pride. Stop by the store to see the artwork and pin a personalized note on the installation to spread some love. The installation will be going on a cross-country tour.
Climb clinics and open climb sessions
Lots of ways to climb on our bouldering wall in-store all month long. We’ll have demo climbing shoes available if you need a pair:
Out and About Pride (June 24–25): Intro to climbing clinics from Basecamp Climbing, and walls will be open for climbing. Stay tuned for more details.
June meetups: Come to the MEC store for free bouldering June 8, 15, 22 from 6:30pm – 8pm. No sign up required – just show up, sign a waiver, and have fun. Basecamp Climbing will be around for tips and beta.