Tied to the Sky / kites
Apr 01, 2016
I remember as a kid trying to fly kites that you had to run like mad just to keep them aloft. It made for a very frustrating experience. One exception from my childhood was a delta shaped black plastic kite that you affixed adhesive eyes too. These fiery eyes made it look pretty cool, and you know, if flew pretty well!As fun as that kite was, being made of plastic it didn't last very long! When we started the Great Canadian Kite Company (read our story here) we wanted to make sure that we sold a quality product that flew...
Feb 08, 2016
February 8 and I discover it is National Kite Day. February? Kites? Maybe for the the adrenaline junkies racing across the snow pulled by large traction kites, or perhaps for the lucky folks in southern climates where cold and snow are not a reality - but February 8th in Southern Alberta?Well, God was smiling upon this prairie boy today with a gorgeous sunny day at a balmy +16 degrees Celsius and a lovely west wind about 20 kph. The flying field was clear and dry - so I couldn't have asked for a better day in February! I...
Jan 19, 2016
Enjoying a cup of coffee this morning looking at the snow covered backyard. Noticing the wind in the tree's thinking about kites, kite flying and our 10 year adventure as a kite retailer. Reflecting on how we have grown as a company, as a family and as individuals. Reflecting over the years on the challenges but also the many fun and exciting times we have had and the many great people we have met.One of the things that is a key indicator of our success has been the many, many customers who are repeat customers. There is nothing...
Dec 01, 2015
Kites make great Christmas gifts! There is still plenty of time to order and receive your new kite for Christmas. We have extra packers available to help with the increased rush to help get your kites packed quickly and securely! Our standard shipping, you can expect delivery to the following areas in approximately: Western Canada BC 3-5 business days AB 2-3 business days SK 3-4 business days MB 3-5 business days Central Canada Ont 5-7 business days Que 6-8 business days Maritimes: 7-9 business days We are also pleased to offer Xpress Post which delivers to many areas in Canada in 3 business days! Your shipping options are available to choose during the...
Dec 27, 2012
Well the big day has come and gone, and we hope it was the best Christmas ever for you! To keep the fun rolling we are offering two sales, offering our already competitively priced Kites at even greater savings! Sale # 1 is a general Kite sale on all single line, beginner stunt kites, traction kites and accessories. Take 10% all in stock items in these categories! Discount Code at time of checkout "Boxing Day Sale 2012" Sale # 2 If this is not enough to get you soaring we are offering a whopping 15% off all instock Elite Kites...