Book Equipment

The Stand’s equipment is available for members to use for events that support our mission “to help build movements for social, environmental, and economic justice by facilitating the exchange of knowledge, resources, mutual support.”

Who can borrow equipment?
Only members of The Stand – Individual Members and Member Groups – can borrow the equipment.

If you’re booking as a member of a group that has a Group Membership, you’ll need to provide the names of the primary and secondary contacts in the group’s membership file in order to book.

Those who are not yet members need to have a membership application pending in order to book equipment. 

  • See individual membership application here 
  • See group membership application here

How to book equipment?

  • Send an email to using the info at the bottom of this page or fill out the Equipment Booking Form .
  • A volunteer with The Stand will respond confirming the equipment is available. Window to respond is 48 hours (members are encouraged to book early).
  • Pick up equipment at Turning the Tide Bookstore (615 Main St. Saskatoon) during business hours
  • Return the equipment to Turning the Tide at the drop off time. 

If you have questions or want to donate equipment, email

A/V Equipment

Boss Speaker & Standsmall, portable; good for crowds of up to 100 people
Computer Speaker Systemsmall, 3 piece system; good for up to 50 people indoors; use with computer or small device; particularly for projected presentations
Microphone & CableBehringer microphone with XLR cable and XLR to 1/4″ adapter cable; works with Boss speaker & stand and other sounds systems
Microphone Stands Large tripod, standing round base, and multiple small desktop stands
Behringer 4-Channel MixerStandard mixer for use with microphones and audio equipment
Megaphones – 2 availablegreat for marches and rallies up to 50 people
DI Box (passive)useful for plugging in keyboards, guitars, to a sound system
Vixia HFM400 Camcorder
Captures video at 1080p onto a memory card (included with the camera)
Silk Camera Tripod
ProjectorPairs well with projection screen and speaker set

Event Equipment

Motomaster 800w Power InverterFor powering equipment using vehicle or standalone lead acid batteries
Folding Table – 6 footlightweight, folding plastic table
Folding Chairs – 30 availableupholstered and padded
Cash Box Box for carrying loose cash and change
Button MakerTecre model #175 w limited supply of shells, mylar, and pinned back pieces. Click here for a how-to video.

Meeting/Presentation Equipment

Flip Chart Standcompact, portable, lightweight
Flip Chart Paperfor use with flip chart stand
Case of assorted markers/penspermanent and dry erase
Music Stands – 3 availableportable, lightweight; for use mainly as podiums
Projection Screen 48″ wide by 60″ tall; free-standing; good for presentations for up to 100 people

Food & Beverage

Coffee Percolatorbrews 30 cups
Coffee Airpots – 3 availablethermos style pot with pump dispenser; holds 10 cups of coffee or hot water
Wine Glasses – 12 availableglass stemware
Plates – ~15 availableplastic, durable
Coffee Cups – ~20 availableassorted, ceramic