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resource centre
From our recent conversations together, it is evident that there is a common desire for greater resource sharing.
Access Sport Hub
As part of an ongoing project to help British Columbians access high-quality adaptive and inclusive sport experiences
As part of viaSport’s ongoing commitment to reducing barriers to participation and enhancing the quality of sport exp
Para skiing
For true inclusion to happen, Persons with a Disability need to know what programs are available for them.
BC Games Mentorship Program
(Vancouver, B.C.) – As part of a mutual commitment to developing sport leaders in British Columbia, viaSport BC and t
Male para skiing
For disability sport organizations to increase participation in their programs, they should look to the community.
BC Summer Games
Applications are now open for the BC Summer Games Coach Mentorship Program.
Canadian flag in front of city skyline
In 2010, the Vancouver Olympics and Paralympics united and inspired the world in celebration of the power of sport.
Jennifer Birch Jones
In Part 2 of her Q&A, Jennifer shares practical ways for the sport community to celebrate diversity. 
Jennifer Birch Jones
In Part 1, Jennifer shares her experiences of LGBTQI2S inclusion and how it has has evolved over the years.
Charlene Krepiakevich Sportscape
Fall is in full swing and the consultation process around the Strategic Framework for sport in B.C.
Person using iPad
Looking beyond going viral to understand social media's capacity to expand your network and reach new audiences.
Relay Race
Coaches play a crucial role in the sport system through encouragement and inspiration to participants at every stage

Spectacular Performance by Team BC 2014 at Home-Province Games


In the fantastic final day of competition at the Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games, Team BC members displayed outstanding achievements and sportsmanship that led Chef de Mission Shawn Fevens to call July 12 “a spectacular day for B.C.”

Annie Smith appointed as Executive Director

On behalf of the Board and staff at Synchro BC, I am honoured to announce that effective July 2, 2014, Annie Smith will be fulfilling all duties and responsibilities related to the full-time position of EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.

viaSport Coaches Retreat marks the first step toward building a stronger regional coach training network in B.C.


Seventeen new regional Learning Facilitators trained at viaSport Coaches Retreat

Community of Iskut uses grant funding to increase sport opportunities for local Aboriginal youth


Aboriginal Youth Sport Legacy grant supports purchase of new sport equipment for use at local arena.

Honouring Bob Bearpark's legacy through Coaches viaSport


Eighteen years ago, British Columbia lost an influential coach, mentor and friend in Bob Bearpark. Today, the legacy of Bob’s accomplishments are carried on through the Bearpark Foundation, recognizing and honouring his many contributions to sport in British Columbia and across Canada.

Judo BC Celebrates 50 years in 2014!

Judo BC celebrated 50 years as a registered society, June 6, 2014 at the Executive Airport Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre in Richmond, BC. The evening’s master of ceremonies was Al Sakai who spoke to the importance of the people who give Judo BC its identity and character. During the course of the night, guests were treated to a buffet dinner, slide show, trivia contest, storytelling and more than a few good laughs.

Thirty-one countries to compete in Kamloops for international Athletics Championships


This summer, from August 6 - 10, the city of Kamloops will be a hosting 31 countries for the 2014 North America, Central America, and Caribbean (NACAC) U-23 Athletics Championships. The  competition is held every two years in different host countries and will see over 400 athletes from countries such as Anguilla all the way to Trinidad and Tobago in fierce competition for the podium.

Girls Kayak Club develops female leaders in sport


Girls Only grant supports Lax Kw’alaams Band in effort to get youth girls more active in their community.

Comox Valley curling centre’s specialized league for women offers opportunities to play and socialize


Afternoon Social Curling League for ladies aged 55 + receives grant funding to support another successful season.

Congratulations to Ryder Gillis!


Congratulations to Ryder Gillis from Adaptive Sports at Sun Peaks; he is the winner of our Mountain Lover Facebook photo contest! Runner up is Avalene Manchester.