There are so many kiteboarding shops out there, so it can sometimes be hard to know which one to choose. Here are some tips on what to look in a kiteboarding shops to know which one to choose.
WHAT THE SHOP OFFERS VS YOU NEEDS
The first thing you want to look at when choosing a shop is what does the kiteboarding shops offer compared to what are your needs. Do they offer lessons for beginners, lessons for advanced riders, supervision sessions? Do they sell used and new gear, can they repair your kite if you need to? The more the shop offers, the better it is. Also, you want to make sure that they offer the service that you need.
The next thing you want to look at when choosing a shop is what does the facilities of the kiteboarding shops looks like? If you are going in for a lesson in cold water, do they have hot showers and a hot tub for you to warm up after? Is there changing rooms, bins for you to put your stuff in, a safe place for you to put your valuables? Basically, you want to make sure that they offer all you need for you to have the best experience as possible.
Kiteboarding shops should have some professional staff that know a lot about kiteboarding. If you are looking to buy some gear, you need to have someone that knows what he is talking about and that has the knowledge to help you take the right decision on what gear to get. Also, if you are taking lessons, you want to make sure that you instructor is experienced and professional so you can have a good experience.
A good thing to look at when choosing a kiteboarding shop is the reviews. If previous clients had a good experience, you are more likely to have a good experience as well!
At Squamish Watersports, we can offer you all your needs! Anything you want, we can offer: lessons, buying new/used gear, repairing your gear, etc. We have great facilities with hot showers and a hot tub. Or team of experienced instructors and our admin staff are professional and will make their best for you to have an amazing experience with us! If you are looking for a kiteboarding shop in Squamish, come see us, you won’t be disappointed!