Cozy Up to Great Savings

We buy and sell gently used kids' stuff - all seasons, every day! We pay on the spot for items accepted. No appointment necessary.

Welcome to Once Upon A Child St. Catharines, ON


Celebrate the Holidays with Once Upon a Child's...

 "Twelve Deals of Christmas"

Friday Dec 12th - Tues Dec 23rd

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Stay cozy this Winter at Once Upon a Child!

1000's of new items hit our selling floor daily!!  Shop often and stay cozy this winter at a fraction of what you'd pay at the mall!  

Sizes newborn to 16youth.  

Plus...bring us all the above from last year, that your little ones have outgrown.  We'll pay CA$H for all items accepted...or better yet, you can trade them for what they need NOW!

Selected Fall & Winter Clothing is now priced to clear!!   50% OFF our already low prices!!  Sweaters, hoodies, long sleeved tops, denim, khakis & so much more!!

And we still have selected bedding, room decor items, sleeping bags & blankets, towels, bath tubs, feeding accessories, and more...on for 70% OFF!!

*Sale items will be marked on tag & are final sale.  St. Catharines location only. 

Gift Card Promotion...Two Gifts for the price of One!!

Buy a $50 gift card and receive a $10 gift card free!* 

Gift cards make the PERFECT GIFT for moms, dads, grandparents, kids, teachers...You know they'll LOVE it! 

*Promotion may not be used in conjunction with any other offer or discount. Not applicable to prior transactions. Offer ends Dec 23, 2014. St. Catharines location only.


We pay ca$h on the spot for all items we can accept!!

We are currently in need all sizes for boys & girls (especially sizes 2T-16youth!)




We'll pay you cash-on-the-spot for all the gently used kids clothing, shoes, accessories, toys, etc...we can accept!  

Bring them in today!

Clothing (newborn-16youth)

Winter Coats, Snowsuits, Boots


Strollers (all types)

Baby Swings, Bouncers, Entertainers

Highchairs, Kitchen Boosters, Playpens

& more!

NEW Store Hours
Sunday     11am - 5:30pm
Mon - Fri    9:30am -9:00pm
Saturday    9:30am - 5:30pm

Email List
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Frequent Buyer/Seller Card
On your next visit, ask one of our team members about our Frequent Buyer/Seller Card. You will receive one stamp for every purchase of $10 or more, and for every time you sell to us! Once your card is full…redeem it for 20% off your next purchase! 

Reusable Shopping Bags 
As Once Upon a Child is all about recycling...we encourage you to bring in your reusable shopping bags when shopping or selling at our store.  You'll receive an extra stamp on your Frequent Shopper Card every time you do!  

Directions to our Store
We are located at 210 Glendale Ave., in the Pendale Plaza, directly across from the Pen Centre Shopping Centre, St. Catharine’s (just off Hwy 406)    905 684 6822




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210 Glendale Ave, St. Catharines, ON (same Plaza as Once Upon a Child) 


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Our Locations

Once Upon A Child St. Catharines

210 Glendale Ave
Pendale Plaza, Suite A15
St. Catharines, ON L2T 3Y6
905-684-6822 - Map - Hours
Mon09:30 AM-09:00 PM
Tues09:30 AM-09:00 PM
Wed09:30 AM-09:00 PM
Thu09:30 AM-09:00 PM
Fri09:30 AM-09:00 PM
Sat09:30 AM-05:30 PM
Sun11:00 AM-05:30 PM
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