Earth Day 2024

Mar 22, 2024

Climate change has far-reaching impacts on our lives. Sport is no exception. Taking climate action is more important now than ever, with rising temperatures and extreme weather patterns affecting participants’ training, performance, and safety.

April 22 is Earth Day, an annual event highlighting the importance of caring for our planet and protecting its natural resources. Sport is in a unique position to be part of the solution in British Columbia. It can play an important role in promoting a culture favouring climate action by educating, raising awareness and promoting a sustainable lifestyle for the betterment of the planet.

At viaSport, we are committed to doing our part to work collaboratively across the BC amateur sport community to take proactive steps towards a sustainable future.

Learn more about climate change below, and take action by advocating, educating, and promoting strategies that reduce climate impact by sharing them with your networks.


Sports are feeling the impact of climate change. provides you with sustainable and actionable ways for individuals and organizations to become more environmentally friendly. 

The Sport Information Resource Centre has created a module and resources around Air pollution & sport to protect sport participants from poor air quality. Poor air quality can severely impact the performance and health of all individuals involved in outdoor sport and physical activity.