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viaSport's role in the return to sport

Return to Sport Guidelines news release

viaSport is an independent non-profit organization that strengthens amateur sport through managing the Government of B.C.’s investment in the sector. By supporting more than 70 provincial sport organizations and delivery partners serving over 660,000 amateur athletes, viaSport aims to grow participation through ensuring sport experiences are safe, inclusive and meaningful for all.

In the spring of 2020, the Province of British Columbia asked viaSport to work with the amateur sport sector to support organizations to operate safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

viaSport’s role in the Return to Sport process is to communicate timely updates and suggested guidance to help the sport community plan its return. Guidance from viaSport is not intended for legal purposes and all sport organizations and participants are reminded to follow all current health orders and recommendations set out by the Office of the Provincial Health Officer. For the full disclaimer, please click here.


A copy of the viaSport Return to Sport Guidelines is available here.*Note: this document was last updated in September, 2020. As of November, 2020, province-wide restrictions are in place for sport. Read the summary here.

For a full list of FAQs, click here.

To view the sport activity chart, click here.