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Tuesday, 21 February 2017 13:11

Outdoor Adventure Show In-store Sale

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OUTDORR ADVENTRUE SHOW SLIDE

Our In-Store SALE is from February 24th-26th 2017

New 2017 Boats and Boards 10% OFF

New 2016 and older 20-50% OFF

ALL ACCESSORIES 15% OFF

Discounts do not apply to online purchases

Check out our Sale Page for more details

Friday, 11 March 2016 18:15

Job Opportunities

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We are looking to hire some paddlers to join our team!

We are Canada's largest paddle sports store specializing in sales, paddling tours, instruction, rentals and repairs.

 

Retail Managers

The Complete Paddler is hiring a permanent full-time Retail Manager!

Do you love paddling and the outdoors? Do you like working in a challenging environment that fuses your passion for paddling with your sales and management prowess? This position might be for you!

As the retail manager at our paddle sports store, your main responsibilities will be to manage up to 20 full-time and part-time staff members, oversee the day-to-day operations, and to manage the store’s extensive retail inventory.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Implementing price and credit policies
  • Develop and implement marketing strategies
  • Study market trends to determine consumer demand and potential sales volumes
  • Plan budgets and monitor revenues and expenses
  • Resolve problems that arise, such as customer complaints and supply shortages

Qualifications:

  • Education: Secondary school graduation certificate
  • Technical Skills: business equipment and computer applications (Word, Excel, Accounting Software, Point of Sales System, Email, Bookkeeping System, etc)
  • Valid G drivers license with own transportation
  • Experience in paddling, sales, and management an asset

Interested?

Join our retail team at the Complete Paddler: Canada’s largest paddle sports store, specializing in sales, instructions, tours, rentals, and repairs

Email us your resume and experience at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Assistant Retail Managers

The Complete Paddler is hiring a permanent full-time Assistant Retail Manager!

Do you love paddling and the outdoors? Do you like working in a challenging environment that fuses your passion for paddling with your sales and management prowess? This position might be for you!

As the assistant retail manager at our paddle sports store, your main responsibilities will be to assist in the management of up to 20 full-time and part-time staff members, help oversee the day-to-day operations, and to assist in the management of the store’s extensive retail inventory.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Implementing price and credit policies
  • Develop and implement marketing strategies
  • Study market trends to determine consumer demand and potential sales volumes
  • Plan budgets and monitor revenues and expenses
  • Resolve problems that arise, such as customer complaints and supply shortages

Qualifications:

  • Education: Secondary school graduation certificate
  • Technical Skills: business equipment and computer applications (Word, Excel, Accounting Software, Point of Sales System, Email, Bookkeeping System, etc)
  • Valid G drivers license with own transportation
  • Experience in paddling, sales, and management an asset

Interested?

Join our retail team at the Complete Paddler: Canada’s largest paddle sports store, specializing in sales, instructions, tours, rentals, and repairs.

Email us your resume and experience at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Sales Associates

The Complete Paddler is hiring seasonal full-time Sales Associates!

Do you love paddling and the outdoors? Do you like working in a challenging environment that fuses your passion for paddling with your sales prowess? This position might be for you!

As a sale associate at our paddle sports store, your main responsibility will be to greet customers, discuss type, quality, and quantity of merchandize or services sought for purpose, rental, and answering their questions and concerns.

Other responsibilities:

  • Operate cash register and the Point of Sales system
  • Operate computerized recordkeeping and re-ordering systems
  • Estimate or quite prices, credit or contract terms, warranties and delivery dates
  • Conduct sales transactions through Internet-based electronic commerce system
  • Prepare and display merchandise for purchase, rental or lease
  • Prepare sales, rental or leasing contracts
  • Maintain sales records for inventory control

Qualifications:

  • Customer service and retail experience (1 to 7 months)
  • Paddling experience
  • Valid ‘G’ Drivers Licence
  • Ability to pick up and carry objects up to 60lbs

Interested?

Join our retail team at the Complete Paddler: Canada’s largest paddle sports store, specializing in sales, instructions, tours, rentals, and repairs.

Email us your paddling experience and resume at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Paddling Instructors

The Complete Paddler is hiring seasonal full-time Paddling Instructors!

Are you an experienced paddler with Paddle Canada certification? Are you an outgoing person with experience in instructing paddling courses and leading tours of various skill levels? This position might be for you!

As a paddling instructor, you will:

  • Run and instruct various Paddle Canada courses (outdoor and in pool environment)
  • Leading paddling tours (day tours) in the Greater Toronto Area
  • Maintain a kayak fleet

Qualifications:

  • Paddle Canada Certified Instructor (Level 1 minimum)
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Valid ‘G’ Drivers License
  • Experience towing a kayak trailer
  • Ability to supervise 5-10 people

Interested?

Join our retail team at the Complete Paddler: Canada’s largest paddle sports store, specializing in sales, instructions, tours, rentals, and repairs.

Email us your paddling experience and resume at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Friday, 08 January 2016 21:26

Boat Show Sale

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The Complete Paddler is having an in-store boat show sale!

All boats and accessories will be on sale plus..Get a free sea kayaking safety kit with every touring kayak purchase.

Get a free rolling class with every whitewater boat purchase.

Get a free paddle with every recreational kayak or canoe purchase.

Free indoor storage on all boats until Spring.

By not attending the boat show we are able to offer you the lowest prices!

We will price match all advertised prices at the Toronto International Boat Show.

Visit our Toronto Superstore for the largest showroom in Canada! 

Check out some of our deals here

Thursday, 05 November 2015 17:31

Cold Water Immersion

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Here is a quick link to our free in store cold water safety talk on Thursday November 12th at 6pm.

 It’s that time of year again - paddlers are getting into trouble because of warm air temperatures and cold water. We talk about this every spring and fall, but we can’t emphasize it enough. We have been getting multiple phone calls a day from people looking to rent a canoe or kayak because of the unseasonably warm air temperatures. While 99% of paddle shops in Ontario have stopped renting because of the risks involved with paddling this time of year, we are still operating our rental services. In order to keep people safe, we require proof of a drysuit for all paddlers.

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Cold water kills people every year because they are not adequately dressed for the water temperature. Paddlers often dress for the air temperature, not the water, which can end up being a fatal mistake. People often assume that because they are strong swimmers, have paddling experience or are staying close to shore that the risks don’t apply. Wrong. The truth is we are all at risk, so please help us educate anyone you see paddling in cold water.

You could be very close to shore and an Olympic Arctic swimmer who has never capsized a boat in your life - but when you do capsize, things can go downhill fast. If you capsize without wearing a thick wetsuit (more than 3mm) or drysuit, just 2 minutes of sudden cold water immersion may prevent you from swimming properly or being able to perform a self-rescue. What does this mean? If you’re wearing a PFD you will stay above water, but cold water shock and hypothermia will set in quickly and cause serious consequences - including death. If you aren’t wearing a PFD, your chances of survival are even less.

While we don’t want to scare anyone off paddling, we think it’s crucial to stress the dangers of being unprepared in cold water. Paddling is extremely fun and can be very, very safe if you follow a few simple rules. We paddle safely all year round, and love practicing our rescues in freezing water. It can be warm and safe when dressed appropriately, and with the proper precautions. Have any questions? Feel free to come into the store or give us a call to pick our brains.

We will be holding a free cold water safety talk on Thursday November 12th at 6pm for anyone interested. We also have pool courses on rescue techniques, on-water courses, and have drysuits in stock at our store. For more information on our upcoming events please visit our event page here.

Paddle safe!

Kelly McDowell

President

The Complete Paddler

Tuesday, 11 August 2015 18:43

10th Anniversary Sale

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10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY SALE

It's been ten years already! We would like to start by thanking you, our amazing customers for your support over the years. The Complete Paddler would not have survived without you! We are looking forward to serving you for many more decades. On Saturday August the 15th we will be giving a little back by having a one day sale and BBQ to celebrate.  From 10am to 5pm, come visit us in the store to check out some amazing deals! Everything in the store will be marked down between 10% and 50%. Check out what we have in stock by browsing our online store 

Everything in the store will be on sale for one day only! Plus we will be having a free BBQ with refreshments for whoever wants to stop by and say hello!

We are looking forward to seeing you,

 

Kelly McDowell
President
The Complete Paddler
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