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Kids' Stuff for Less

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

Gather up those outgrown sandals, sneakers, dress shoes, boots, and more, and turn them into cash today! We are now buying and selling gently used shoes for boys and girls from Infant Size 1 to Youth Size 7.
And don't forget we buy ALL SEASONS, ALL DAY, EVERY DAY, so also bring in your outgrown; Snowsuits, Winter Coats, Boots, Denim, Hoodies, Sweaters, Tank Tops, Tees, Shorts, Dresses, etc!


Our RACKS are fully stocked with everything your kids need for SPRING & SUMMER!  Shop soon for the best selection & don't forget to bring us the gently used kids clothing, shoes, outdoor toys, etc. that your kids have outgrown!  

We pay CA$H for all items we can accept!


We have a great selection of gently used Soccer Cleats & Accessories!  Come in and get ready for soccer season!

And don't forget to SELL US the gently used stuff your kids have outgrown!  We pay CA$H for all items we can accept!


Strollers, Trikes, Bikes, Wagons

Exersaucers, Bouncy Chairs, Jolly Jumpers

Infant Swings

Safety Gates & Playpens

High Chairs & Rocking Chairs

Bassinettes & Cribs (check for recalls here!)

Change Tables

Bumbos, Bathtubs, Carriers

Nursing Pillows & Baby Tubs

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We are in immediate need of a few new Part-Time Team Members!!

Bring in your resume TODAY...and let us know why you would make an excellent addition to our team!  Please no phone calls or emails...apply within!


 Perfect for birthday party favours, dance troupes, gifts, dress up, or just to jazz up an everyday outfit!  So much fun & so many choices!  Only $9.99 each!

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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!  


Heard about Plato's Closet?  

 Plato's Closet buys & sells all the latest styles in gently used clothing, shoes and accessories for teens & twentysomethings (and really cool moms of all ages!)  Great guys section too!!

Check out Plato's Closet's Webpage for more info!  

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Our Locations

Once Upon A Child St. Catharines

Gold Standard
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-08:00 PM
Sun11:00 AM-06:00 PM
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