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Summer Clearance Sale at Racquet Network

Summer clearance sale on now.
Since moving into our new location in the gorgeous community of Woodbine, Racquet Network has been able to offer more athletic wear of different styles, colors, and sizes. With summer already begun, our first ever Summer Apparel Clearance Sale is well in motion, where customers can get premium ladies and junior Wilson apparel for 50% off or more. Dozens of tank tops, tee-shirts, capris, hoodies, and skorts of a variety of colors and styles qualify for this big sale.

“It’s a very exciting time,” says Coach Gene, our in-store sales expert and coordinator of the Summer Sale, “our staff have spent a lot of time over the past three weeks gearing up for this sale, marking items down and displaying them in our apparel section, and now that it has begun, we have people coming in everyday to check out what we have in store for them.”

It’s not just racquet sports players coming in to check out the summer sale either. “A lot of people think we sell strictly racquet sports apparel,” adds Coach Gene, “what you’d be surprised to learn is that our apparel is very versatile, and can be used for almost any athletic activity, from running and walking to yoga and spin class.”

For a limited time, get 50% or more off select Wilson ladies and junior apparel, suitable for almost any athletic activity. Stop by our store in Woodbine to browse our full selection and take advantage of this great offer.

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Men’s Squash Apparel

Tennis, squash, badminton, pickleball apparel
We stock more squash apparel for men than anybody in Calgary.

Racquet Network carries a large selection of apparel for men who play squash and other racquet sports.

We have a large selection of black and white shorts as well as a number of tee shirts and polo shirts. To the greatest extent possible, we carry all sizes including XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL and XXXL.

However customers should be aware that many squash apparel suppliers in Canada restrict their size runs to S, M, L and XL, so our selection of XS, XXL and XXXL can be limited, depending on the time of year.

The brands were carry include Tecnifibre ™, which is the hottest brand in squash. We also carry Adidas ™, Fila, Wilson ™, Yonex ™, 10S, Asics ™, Babolat ™, Victor ™and a few others. We carry everything from simple cotton tee shirts to high end technical fabrics that keep players cool and dry.

We are aware of The Glencoe Club rules regarding colours and can help customers pick tournament apparel that meets their 70% white requirements.

While we do our best to try to keep the squash apparel section our website up to date, this is not always possible. Therefore we recommend that customers come into our store and take advantage of our two fitting rooms to try stuff on.


Squash Apparel

Racquet Network carries a large selection of apparel for men who play squash and other racquet sports.

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Squash Racquets With One-Year Warranties

Wilson Blade YL squash racquet
All Wilson squash racquets are protected by a one year warranty against manufacturer’s defects.
Breaking a brand new squash racquet is frustrating. It is even more frustrating when that racquet is not covered by a warranty.

Due to the nature of the game of squash, most squash racquets are not covered by warranties. In fact, among the many brands that we carry, only Wilson offers a one year warranty against manufacturer’s defects.

What does this mean? It means that if the racquet breaks because of a flaw in its production, Wilson will replace it, subject to standard conditions, of course.

The first condition is that it must be inspected by their warranty department. If they conclude that it broke due to a manufacturer’s flaw, they will replace it with the same or something comparable.


Racquet Selector For a full list of racquets in this category, please check out our ONLINE RACQUET SELECTOR. You can sort by sport, gender, brand, size, weight, balance and more.

Squash Racquets with One Year Warranties


Racquet Selector For a full list of racquets in this category, please check out our ONLINE RACQUET SELECTOR. You can sort by sport, gender, brand, size, weight, balance and more.
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Men’s Tennis Apparel

Tennis, squash, badminton, pickleball apparel
We stock more tennis apparel for men than anybody in Calgary.
Racquet Network carries a large selection of apparel for men who play tennis and other racquet sports.

We have a large selection of black and white shorts as well as a number of tee shirts and polo shirts. To the greatest extent possible, we carry all sizes including XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL and XXXL.

However customers should be aware that many tennis apparel suppliers in Canada restrict their size runs to S, M, L and XL, so our selection of XS, XXL and XXXL can be limited, depending on the time of year.

The brands were carry include 10S, which is the hottest Canadian brand in tennis right now. We also carry Yonex ™, Wilson ™, Babolat ™, Tecnifibre ™, Salming, Adidas ™, Fila, Asics ™, Victor ™ and a few others. We carry everything from simple cotton tee shirts to high end technical fabrics that keep players cool and dry.

We are aware of The Glencoe Club rules regarding colours and can help customers pick tournament apparel that meets their 70% white requirements.

While we do our best to try to keep the tennis apparel section our website up to date, this is not always possible. Therefore we recommend that customers come into our store and take advantage of our two fitting rooms to try stuff on.


Tennis Apparel

Racquet Network carries a large selection of apparel for men who play tennis and other racquet sports.

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Best Pickleball Paddles?

WILSON PROFILE PICKLEBALL PADDLE
Wilson Profile is our best selling paddle.
As Canada’s largest pickleball supplier, we answer a lot of questions about pickleball paddles. The question we hear most often is this: Which pickleball paddle should I buy?

There are certainly lots of choices out there. So this is a pretty general question. The way we answer it depends on whether the person to whom we are speaking is a recreational player or a competitive player.

Recreational pickleball players, we will explain, tend to expect their paddles to last forever while competitive players don’t. Competitive players understand that even the best paddles wear out and break down over time. So durability is not usually a major issue to them.

Recreation players, on the other hand, tend to care a great deal about durability. In fact, some of them seem to believe that a pickleball paddle is a once-in-a-lifetime purchase.


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For players in this category we usually recommend 2G pickleball paddles complete with edge guards. we also recommend that they choose a brand well-known for durability, such as Wilson.

Although they look a little old fashioned compared to sleek, modern, edgeless 3G pickleball paddles preferred by competitive players, the edge guards on 2G paddles perform an important function — they protect the most vulnerable part of the paddle from damage.

Are we saying that 2G paddles will last forever?

No, we’re not. Many of the 2G paddles made by US manufacturers have cardboard cores — sometimes call “composite” cores. If one of these “composite” paddles is in your bag when you have a major water bottle leak, the cardboard may suck up the water and permanently damage your pickleball paddle.

Sadly, no pickleball paddle will last forever. The best you can do is to go with trusted brands and to ask questions about warranties.


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Pickleball Paddle Warranties

Wilson, the largest sporting goods manufacturer in the world, offers a one-year warranty against manufacturer’s defects on its Xcel, Profile, Surge and BLX Tour paddles. Pickle-Ball Inc, the world’s oldest pickleball manufacturer offers at three month warranty on their whole line.

Ask the person you are buying the paddle from how they handle warranty issues. If you are buying paddles from some guy selling them out of his bag, chances are that you won’t get warranty protection when you need it most. However, if you are buying your paddles from a legitimate retailer, you can expect a higher level of service.

Here at Racquet Network, all Wilson warranty issues are dealt with right in our Calgary store. No shipping is necessary for local customer. However, with Pickle-ball Inc paddles, the customer has to ship the defective paddle back to the manufacturer in the US at their own expense.

That fact, combined with the polymer cores in all Wilson pickleball paddles, generally leads us to recommend Wilson paddles to recreational players for whom durability is a major concern.


Racquet Selector For a full list of racquets in this category, please check out our ONLINE RACQUET SELECTOR. You can sort by sport, gender, brand, size, weight, balance and more.