Making Sport Better
Through collaboration, inclusion and accountability, viaSport leads the development and growth of amateur sport in BC. We help bring more families to the field, fans to the stands, athletes to the podium and sporting events to the province.
Created as a legacy of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games, viaSport British Columbia acts as the Province’s lead agency to steward the growth and development of amateur sport in BC.
To make British Columbians healthier and better connected through safe, inclusive, and welcoming sport experiences.
To increase public trust in the power of sport and create economic growth and social development through greater access.
BC Multiculturalism Week 2023
Every year in British Columbia the third week in November is proclaimed as Multiculturalism Week. BC Multiculturalism Week is a time to celebrate diverse cultures, and learn more about how the unique perspectives and cultures in BC strengthen the province and make us more inclusive.
viaSport has collaborated with over 100 partners since 2010.
Over 21,000 coaches have been trained in British Columbia since 2013.
Make Sport Better
Everyone plays a part! Whether you’re a coach, official, educator; athlete, parent, fan, volunteer, supporter or partner, or you work for a sport organization, what you know and do makes a difference.
Grants and other funding provide critical support for sports programs and initiatives, including athlete development, coach education and event hosting.
Tools and information to help athletes, coaches, and organizations achieve their objectives by improving performance, knowledge, skills and safety.
Provincial Sport Organizations (PSO) and Disability Sport Organizations (DSO) are not-for-profit organizations recognized by their National Sport Organization as the governing body for their sport in BC.
Coaches & Officials
Wherever there are athletes, there are coaches and officials. Most are parents, teachers, fans or community members who want to make a difference in the sport they love.