The year was 1903. The destination was the arctic. The explorer was Joseph Elzear Bernier. And the supplier was the Woods Manufacturing Company - commissioned to create a garment that could stand up to the elements. The result was the Original Parka by Woods. A century later, there are many imitators, but we’re still innovating.

The Original Parka by Woods.

Commissioned in 1903 for the arctic expeditions of Joseph-Elzear Bernier. Designed to stand up to the elements. A Canadian innovation, a century in the making.

Transition from mountain to city.

Built to withstand the ever-changing Canadian conditions but practical enough for urban life. Casual garments that transition seamlessly from mountain to city.

The Original Parka by Woods

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Woods is a Canadian outdoor apparel company founded in 1885 by James W. Woods. Even in 1867, Woods was known to produce quality outdoor jackets and apparel for Canadian lumbermen. Nowadays Woods is a Canadian manufacturer of quality outdoor cold weather, arctic and winter parkas made for life in our great country. Featuring Canatite® DWR Treated polyurethane coated outer shells, Woods parkas, jackets, outer shells and clothing come equipped to withstand the harshest cold weather conditions. Woods is Canada’s adventure outfitters

Specializing in winter and cold weather parkas, Woods Canada has become known for its original parkas as well as its down parka, arctic parka, expedition parka and Canadian parkas, which are all part of Sport Chek’s Woods line. These winter and cold weather products are put to the test right here in Canada. Woods parkas speak for themselves in just three words: True. North. Strong. Shop Woods parkas, jackets & outdoor apparel at SportChek.ca

Sport Chek carries the latest line of Fall & Winter outdoor jackets from Woods. Featuring the latest outdoor technologies, Woods jackets are now available at Sport Chek stores across Canada, as well as SportChek.ca. Shop down jackets as well as bomber jackets, base, mid and outer layers, insulated jackets, winter parkas and other outdoor apparel to help you stay warm on your next adventure. Sport Chek also carried hoodies, t-shirts and vests from Woods. Shop Woods produts at SportChek.ca as well as all our stores across Canada.