Make Sport Better
Everyone plays a part! Whether you are 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.
It Takes a Community
Created as a legacy of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games, viaSport acts as the Province’s lead agency to steward the growth and development of amateur sport in BC. Learn more about our Vision, Purpose, and Values, along with our strategic plan and financial statements.
We invite athletes, parents, coaches, officials, recreation leaders, teachers, volunteers, sport staff, and corporate supporters to join us by contributing their time, energy, knowledge, and skills to help make sport experiences better – for everyone.
Make Sport Better for Everyone in British Columbia
viaSport BC and all provincial sport organizations, along with our partners and collaborators, are champions of high quality sport in BC, with the goal to increase access, participation, and education across the sector.
Together, we all contribute to creating high quality sport experiences that lay the foundation for building physically, mentally and emotionally healthy individuals who are active for life. High quality sport is the result of intentional collaboration across the amateur sport system and across sectors.
Safety in Sport
Creating environments that are accessible, inclusive, respectful of everyone’s personal goals, and are free from all forms of maltreatment, including physical and psychological safety.
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
Promoting values, practices and policies that make sport more equitable, welcoming, safe, and inclusive for everyone.
Ensuring policies, programs, and initiatives are inclusive of Indigenous peoples and telling the stories of Indigenous athletes to make sport a vehicle for Reconciliation.
Enabling people working with children and youth to have the knowledge, skills, and opportunity to provide high-quality movement experiences for confident, healthy, and motivated children.
Supporting the advancement of coaches through the National Coaching Certification Program so they can mentor and inspire a life-long passion for sport and physical activity in all participants.
Up to date insights on the physical, social, and economic impacts on sports, athletes, fans and communities to help manage through climate change.
Organizational development resources and support to optimize organizational efficiency, governance, problem-solving, and personnel management.
Data & Research
Information that plays a crucial role in advancing knowledge and understanding in the field of amateur sport, leading to new insights and innovations.
Supporting happier and healthier people, better-connected communities, acting as an agent of social change and contributing to a diversified economy, partners make a difference.