Check out the April edition of the viaSport View, our monthly video series where we share the latest sport sector scoop. Dillon Whitehouse, Change Initiatives & Partnerships Manager at viaSport British Columbia, shares what’s happening in the sport community this month.

National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week, which is recognized from April 14 – 20, 2024, highlights the important contributions of volunteers in Canada. This year’s theme is Every Moment Matters, which highlights the importance of every volunteer and each contribution they make at the moment.

To celebrate National Volunteer Week, we’re encouraging everyone to #PlayItForward — whether you’re a seasoned volunteer or thinking of getting involved, you can make a difference.

Throughout the week, visit the #PlayItForward page to read inspiring stories, browse resources, and learn about easy ways you can make a positive impact on amateur sport in BC.

Earth Day

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.

Take the opportunity to learn more about climate change, the effect it has on sport, and how you can take climate action by clicking the link below.

Spring is Here — Get Moving!

Spring is here! As the weather gets warmer and you are storing your skis and hanging up your skates until next season, it’s the perfect time to get involved and try a new sport. With an extensive list of field, outdoor, and water sports offered by our Designated Sports Organizations, you will surely Find Your Sport!