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ABOUT VIASPORT BRITISH COLUMBIA

viaSport engages and unifies British Columbians through the power of sport because it believes that the values and life skills developed via sport allow people to thrive for life. 

All British Columbians deserve equitable opportunities to develop and realize their potential through sport – as an athlete, coach, official or volunteer.  To increase sport participation opportunities, viaSport unites leaders across sectors to champion change and continuously enhance our world class sport system.

Together, we leverage investment in sport to foster excellence, develop leadership, and energize communities through quality sport experiences.

Read our year end report and more about viaSport on our About Us page. 

 

FAST FACTS FOR VIASPORT 

  • viaSport directly supports:
    • more than 70 provincial and multi-sport organizations and approximately 650,000 registered participants
    • more than 900 coach education and training courses offered to approximately 13,000 participants in 100 communities annually
  • viaSport grants approximately $16 million annually to support more than 500 sport organizations, community groups, local sport groups, Aboriginal communities and schools to support projects, events and other operational costs (eg. training and development)
     

For more information about viaSport or to inquire about a feature story, please contact the viaSport Communications department at: media@viasport.ca or general line 1-800-335-7549.  Please note that our office hours are Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm PT.