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Your print.

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Where you want it.

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On styles you love.

Screen printing is how we got our start.

Since 1974, we’ve been serving local businesses and organizations across North America, providing them with quality products and exceptional prints.



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M&O Knits logo
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  • Screen printed band merch design for Bryan Michael on press
  • Screen printed technical tees for Mulgrave Athletics
  • Screen printed merch on heather grey tees for Pemberton Music Festival

Professional prints, exceptional service

After starting in 1974 as one of British Columbia’s first screen printing shops, Action Athletic Wear has grown into a fully operational facility right in the heart of Vancouver, printing custom t-shirts for businesses, bands, and charitable organizations throughout Canada. We pride ourselves on our ability to create precise prints while delivering the kind of customer service you can only get from a family owned and operated business.

Here are just a few of the services we offer:

  • Fast turn-around
  • Oversized & awkward prints
  • Specialty inks & colour matching
  • Vectorizing services
  • Custom artwork
  • Affordable print, garment, and art options



Whether we’re printing a large run for a touring act or a small batch for a soccer team,
we put the same care into every print we make.

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What else can Action do for you?

Although we started as a screen printing shop, and continue to thrive in Vancouver, Action Athletic Wear has expanded to include heat pressed vinyl, embroidery, uniform services, promotional product printing, and much more. We aim to be an all-in-one merchandise service to our busy customers, helping them save time, money, and head aches on getting their merch printed.

Regularly working with teams, schools, touring acts, local bands and businesses, Action Athletic Wear has always been a competitive contender in the West Coast printing industry. Our secret? We pride ourselves on being affordable while providing personalized service – the kind you can only get with a family owned and operated business.

Perfect for trucker hats, jersey names & numbers, or one-off pieces. Using our state of the the art plotter, we can cut you precise shapes for your custom merchandise.
Have a little league or beer league team? Action Athletic Wear can help you make custom jerseys with each players name and number using heat pressed vinyl!
We also do embroidery! Check out our Corporate Apparel page for more information – and no, you do not need to have a business to embroider with Action!
Our graphic designer specializes in brand development and illustration for screen printing. If you’re looking for a custom shirt graphic, we can help!
Looking to get some pens, water bottles, or hard goods branded? Action has relationships with dozens of Canadian and international suppliers, allowing us to get you the products you need at the price you want. Check out our Promotional Products page for more information!


Ready to print some custom t-shirts with Action Athletic Wear?
Send us an email with your project details and we’ll get back to you ASAP!

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Need to compare prices instantly?

From our Quote page you can compare the price of printing on different custom t-shirts and garments instantly, and email us your preferred quotes at the same time!

Quotes are based on standard center front, single placement prints. A larger or smaller print or multiple placements will not be reflected in the quote, but our sales representatives confirm every quote sent to us.