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Introducing viaSport.ca - your one-stop shop for amateur sport in British Columbia

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 6, 2014

 

Introducing viaSport.ca - your one-stop shop for amateur sport in British Columbia

Vancouver, BC –viaSport.ca is a new provincial sport hub — the place-to-go to learn about amateur sport in BC. It connects athletes, coaches and fans to sport programs, coaching resources and amateur sport live-streams through the concept of cheer, play and lead.    

  • Cheer: learn about upcoming amateur sports events and watch them on-line through viaSport TV
  • Play: connect with more than 70 BC sports organizations who deliver sport programs and services to communities near you every day
  • Lead: Discover the most-up-to-date coaching and officiating resources or gain access to viaSport’s sport facility database to host your next sports event

At viaSport.ca, you will also find information on grants for sport equipment, travel and coaching education, a blog with the latest news in amateur sport and a library of resources built for sport administrators, athletes and coaches.

“At viaSport, we envision an active, healthy British Columbia where sport inspires a field of possibilities for all,” says viaSport CEO, Cathy Priestner Allinger. “With this website, we will bring more families to the field of play, more fans to the stands, more athletes to the podium and more sports events to the province.”

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About viaSport British Columbia:
viaSport British Columbia is a not-for-profit organization established in 2011, responsible for providing strategic leadership to sport in BC. Formed in partnership with the provincial sport sector and the Province of BC, our mandate is to increase awareness, opportunity and participation in sport across the province at every stage of life and in every community. Learn more at www.viasport.ca

Contacts:
Erica Branda
Director of Media & Communications
ViaSport
778-655-1759
ericab@viasport.ca