For everything from skis, to swimsuits, trainers and more, we’ve got the list of sporting goods stores in Hong Kong
Whether you are going hiking, on a camping trip, or even skiing in Japan, our ever-active lives means that we’re always on the hunt for sturdy athletic wear and gear. We know how tricky it can be to find just the right stuff for each activity, but luckily, we’ve done the legwork and have scoured the streets, sorting you out with the best places for equipment, clothing, shoes and more. Here’s our list of the best sporting goods stores in Hong Kong.
APA Outdoor Shop
APA Outdoor Shop has an online site where you can purchase whatever equipment you need with free delivery in Hong Kong, along with an actual store found in Wong Chuk Hang. APA Outdoor Shop has all the outdoor gear you seek to face even the wildest of environments, such as duffel bags, tents, windbreakers, and sun lotion. You can also find paddle boards and water sports apparel. Slather on sun cream up!
Head here for: Apparel, shoes (hiking, trail running, water, socks, sandals), gear (travel bags, PFDs, cooking, tents), helmets, water bottles, water hydration systems (flasks), gloves, compass, helmets, electronics (headlights, earphones, drones), insect repellent, toiletries, sunscreen, nutrition bars, electrolytes, protein powders, most water sports gear (paddles, kayaks).
APA Outdoor Shop, 16/F, Gee Chang Hong Centre, 65 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Hong Kong, 3153 4091, www.apaoutdoorshop.com
If you’re a sneaker fan, you’ll love the selection of popular brands such as Adidas and Vans available at Catalog. Along with shoes and apparel, this store also stocks a range of luggage and bags – perfect for that next trip!
Head here for: Shoes, apparel, athleisure and fashion, shoe care, bags and luggage.
Ever popular for picking up anything from seasonal fashion to cute stationery, Cotton On also has a Body line dedicated just for sports and athleisure. Stocking items such as sports bras with daring cut-outs or featuring unique prints, Cotton On also offers matching bottoms to complete your look, including latest trends such as the bike shorts, and the usuals like leggings, and jogger shorts. During the summer months you can also find swimsuits and yoga mats here.
Head here for: Yoga mats, water bottles, earphones, headphones, women’s exercise wear, bralettes, soft sleepwear, and shirts with mantras.
This French megastore aims to create a community through offering a range of classes so people can get more exposure to different sports. Decathlon stocks equipment for more than 70 types of indoor and outdoor activities, and talk about deals! For just $19, you can grab a backpack, and it stocks items such as rash guards from as little as $50, and swimsuits start at just $39!
Head here for: Almost any type of sports gear and sportswear you need, from snowboards to skis, ski boots, helmets, bikes, hats, goggles, socks, thermal wear, jackets, skateboards, backpacks, tents, swimwear, balls, apparel, yoga wear and yoga gear, muscle massaging tools and more. Be sure to check online for availability.
Decathlon, Causeway Bay Park Lane, First Floor, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, 5992 1321; Mong Kok Grand Plaza Basement, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 5993 3727, www.decathlon.com.hk
Looking for the perfect shoes? If you’re going hiking, climbing, running, or playing a team sport but have no idea what sort of shoes you should wear to optimally protect your feet, Escapade Sports has expert staff who will give you a full gait analysis to help you find your perfect shoe. Although Escapade Sports is not stocked with the well-known brands, you will be able to find products fit for professional athletes and serious sports lovers. It’s also stocks a huge variety of sports bras in various sizes, and is one of the few places in HK with shock-absorbing bras.
Head here for: Swimsuits, goggles, caps, running shoes, trail running shoes, tennis racquets and equipment, tennis shoes, tennis bags, grips, field hockey shoes and equipment, headbands, tech gear (Fitbits, GoPros, cameras, GPS, watches), nutrition bars and powders, picnic blankets, athleisure apparel and shoes, yoga gear, yoga mats, blocks, straps, towels, rugby gear, ruby shoes, rugby protection, hockey sticks, hockey gear, balls for netball, volleyball and more, skincare (anti-blister and anti-chafe).
Escapade Sports, 1/F, Yee Hing Building, 19 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, 2891 1855; 1/F, Merlin Building, 30-34 Cochrane Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2851 0769; Level 1, The Pulse, 28 Beach Road, Repulse Bay, Hong Kong, 2395 2778, www.escapade.com.hk
Forever 21 is the go-to retailer for all the must-have trends and in the activewear department, it also lives up to its standards with bright prints and funky sports bras. It also has a selection of Plus+Curve activewear and swimwear.
Head here for: Swimsuits, yoga mats and gear, gym wear, one-piece activewear, water bottles, jump ropes, phone armbands, headbands, duffle bags, dumbbells, swim shorts, bikinis, swimsuits, and rashguards.
Forever 21, 1A Sai Yeung Choi Road, Mong Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 3520 4113, www.forever21.com
GigaSports provides professional training workshops for running races, so if you’re a newbie to training, GigaSports will sort you out with the latest athletic trends in accessories, apparel, and footwear. Spend over $2,000 on a single purchase to become a VIP member, which can be used at MegaSports stores as well. You’ll enjoy a 15% discount and earn points (you can apply with your first purchase), and it also allows you to enrol in classes.
Head here for: Wearable tech (Fitbits, etc), running footwear, apparel, and accessories, swimsuits, goggles.
Golden Sports is mainly focused on golf kits (but has gear for tennis, football and more) so if you’re looking to pick up some equipment, you’ll be sure to find it here. Golden Sports uses non-toxic and eco-friendly materials to create all of its products, including yoga mats and tennis rackets.
Head here for: Golfing equipment and clothing, but you can also find tennis racquets, tennis balls, badminton racquets, soccer balls, basketballs, footballs, yoga mats, shoes (including running shoes), protein powder, and apparel.
Golden Sports, 1/F, Far East Mansion, Shopping Arcade, 5-6 Middle Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 2366 1396, www.goldensports.hk
The hottest brand on the block, Lululemon offers a luxurious experience with its buttery luon fabrics and is sure to last your years to come. With its range of flattering leggings and wearable spirts bras, Lululemon has become a wardrobe staple for many girls and women in Hong Kong and around the globe.
Head here for: Gym bags, yoga mats, caps, water bottles, scarves, gloves, and some of the most popular and flattering leggings you’ll find in Hong Kong.
With 54 stores scattered all over Hong Kong, Marathon Sports has a bit of everything and is perfect for anyone who is merely dabbling in athletics or current gym bunnies. With a selection of popular footwear and apparel brands from the likes of Nike to Puma, Marathon Sports also has a section for those with a passion in sports technology! It also offers the same VIP membership as GigaSports with the same benefits.
Head here for: Running gear, bags, backpacks, apparel, shoes, jackets, tech, clothing and shoes.
Not just for the outdoor enthusiast! Although RC Outfitters will fit your hiking and camping fiends in all of the latest gear from water bottles to tents to sleeping bags, you can find everything for skiing, biking, snowboarding, rain gear and more here, too. If you are looking to hike, camp, rock climb, or any outdoor sports, RC Outfitters will keep you stocked with equipment and tools.
Head here for: Headlights, rain jackets, jackets, shoes, apparel, winter wear (snowboard, socks, thermal wear, ski pants), first aid kits, dry bags, sunglasses, sleeping bags, camping essentials, camping furniture (chairs, tables, luggage), bags, umbrellas, electronic phone bags, sleep accessories and more!
The biggest gathering of all sportswear (we’re talking shoes, bags, clothing, sports gear and more) in Hong Kong! Sneakers Street in Mong Kok houses the mecca of all activewear with big name brands Skechers, Nike, Adidas, and Keds. Fa Yuen Street is also popular for bargain shopping.
Sneakers Street, Fa Yuen Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong
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Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on Sassy Mama Hong Kong on 22 August, 2018.