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About us

Here at Active Baby we are dedicated to offering our customers the widest variety of top baby products, specialized outdoor gear for kids and unique locally made items combined with a special customer service experience. We strive to make our store a unique one-stop baby store for everything you need for your outdoor, active, eco baby. 

Everything for your active, outdoor, eco baby!

As parents ourselves, we know first-hand what's the best for our children. We not only test drive the products ourselves, but also talk to thousands of parents each year for their feedback, comments and recommendation on what they like and don’t like.

What makes Active Baby unique is that we are not offering everything out there, we are NOT a big box store. Instead, we focus on the BEST of all of the options. At Active Baby you will find a hand-picked selection of baby gear and nursery essentials that reflects our emphasis on local, active, eco and outdoor products, as well as our experience as parents and learning from interacting with other parents.  

From creating your nursery, gearing up for your outdoor activities to building your baby's wardrobe, we’ve got you covered with the brands and products we trust and have been proven to make your job as parents a whole lot easier. 

We will assist you with all our in-depth knowledge for baby products from Bugaboo, Uppababy, Thule, Diono, Clek, Baby Jogger, Mountain Buggy, PegPerego strollers, Valco baby, Maxi Cozi, Graco, Nuna, City Select Strollers, Yumbox, and lots more whenever you choose to shop baby gear from us. Our stroller  and car seat selection includes: Diono Radian RXT, current models of the bugaboo stroller, Bugaboo Vista strollerBaby Jogger City Select, Clek Fllo

We are Local! 

It is our passion to bring in local products that best serve the community. By supporting local businesses in the Lower Mainland we are helping create a better economy and brighter future! Keep checking back regularly to see what new local products and brands we are bringing into our stores. You can also follow the #locallove hashtag on our social media channels to see the amazing finds first hand! 

Not only are many of our brands local, but we are too! July and Chen, the Active Baby owners are raising their family in the Lower Mainland, growing right along side the stores. When you shop at Active Baby, that allows us to buy more Canadian made baby products!

You will find these amazing local brands and products from Active Baby: Vonbon, Padraig booties, Dockatot, Minimoc shoes, Bushel + Peck, Bum Bum Balm from Dimpleskins Natural, Little & Lively, Dwingular playmat, Tawna Hill Baby, Stonz, Mymau, theOVer, Jax & Lennon, Dwingular playpen, Emerson Apparal, mushy books, etc. We offer a wide variety of strollers models to meet your needs and personal taste. 

We support a GREEN community

Environmentally friendly products are so important to us! Sustainability is the key to creating a better and brighter future for our children. The combination of providing the best variety of environmental friendly baby products in Vancouver; supported by accurate information and smooth shopping experience are the pillars of our mission. You can make a difference to the health of our environment and we want to make it easy for you! In addition to our environmental focus, we carry products with the highest safety ratings and quality standards because offering premium products with everyone’s health in mind is always our number one priority. 

Join our V.A.P/V.I.P Reward Program

We appreciate your business and always try our best to make your Active Baby experience a happy one. We appreciate that you choose to shop with us, so we created our V.A.P Reward Program as a way to asy thanks! At no additional cost, you can earn store credit easily every time you shop with us with our Very Active Parent membership! Click here to find out more information about how it works and how you can join our V.A.P reward program today! 

Learn about our baby stores locations or our online baby store for shipping available across Canada.  Learn how to start a baby registry or see the newborn checklist

Our Story 

Active Baby is a local family business owned by North Vancouver residents Chen and July, parents of 3 young girls. Being active parents themselves inspired the idea of bringing high quality outdoor baby products under one roof to serve the local community. In 2009, when their first daughter was 18 months old, Active Baby was born.

Created with the concept of connecting with, supporting and growing a green and active community, the store was filled to the brim with a unique selection of outdoor and eco-friendly baby products. It was born to fit into an active and green-living lifestyle that many families embrace on the North Shore.

In the Spring of 2014, during it’s 5th year of business, the store moved from its original location at Capilano mall to the popular upper Lonsdale area. This move allowed for growth, and they now carry a wide selection of strollers, car seats, child carriers, travel gear, feeding and nursing products, furniture, heath and safety gear, toys and organic child clothing. Being a unique local baby store, Active Baby also carries numerous hand-picked locally made baby products designed or made in Canada. 

 

Summer 2015, when Chen and July's youngest daughter was just turning 1, the store added to their family, opening a new location in Langley, a young and fast growing city in Metro Vancouver. Conveniently located in the Langley Crossing Shopping Centre, Active Baby continues to deliver high quality baby products and in-store services to local parents. 

Their latest edition, in the Summer of 2019, Chen and July opened up a new location in Kitsilano. This has quickly become Active Baby's flagship location, filled with beautiful, high quality products.

 

Important Years 


2009. Active Baby was born.

Here is how Active Baby started at its orginial location at Capilano Mall, North Vancouver in 2009.

The store has evolved from an outdoor baby store to a lifestyle baby boutique that fulfill parents' daily needs for their young children with curated selection on innovative, trendy and stylish children's products.



2015. Langley Store Open

Pictured are Chen and July on the Grand Opening of the Langley store in 2015!

The store has been welcomed by local Langley community by its unique selection of products and warm personable customer services. A lot of be-loved local brands have been introduced to the store since the store was opened in Langley.



May 2019. 10th Anniversary

Here are Chen, July and their three girls at the North Vancouver location during its 10th Anniversary event in May 2019. It was an amazing event celebrating this great 10 Year milestone with all staff members and many customers who joined us. Thank you for your continued support over the years!



June 2019. Kitsilano Store Open

A new chapter has begun in June 2019. We found a new location for Active Baby at Kitsilano on West Broadway, Vancouver. Now our quality product lines are conveniently available to our downtown customers too. We are so excited to be part of Kitsilano community.

It’s been a dream of ours for a long time. From our early beginnings in North Vancouver 10 years ago, our goal has always been to reach out to parents all over the Lower Mainland, offering great products, service, and advice.


 

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