News: December 2020

As we turn the page on 2020 we would like to express our heartfelt gratitude for your unwavering support. We look forward to continue providing British Columbians with the Best People, Best Practices and Best Programs in Sport Medicine, Exercise Science and Health Promotion this coming year. From all of us at SportMedBC, we'd like to wish you a wonderful holiday season and all the best in 2021. Happy Holidays! Please note that SportMedBC's "virtual office" will be closed for the holidays starting December 24th, 2020 and reopening on January 4th, 2021...
SportMedBC has partnered with Green Shield Canada to provide our full members with the option to sign up for an extended health benefits plan. There are a number of plans available ranging from basic to comprehensive coverage. To learn more about each package or to request a quote click on the link below. SIGN UP *Please note that you must sign up directly through Green Shield Canada. About Green Shield Canada Green Shield Canada (GSC) is a solutions-oriented, national not-for-profit health and dental benefits specialist. We stay in tune with our customers' needs, and develop effective...
Do you remember your beginnings as a runner and get excited about seeing other people develop and reach their goals? If so, we would love to hear from you! SportMedBC is currently gearing up for our 26 th year of 10K InTraining Clinics and we’re looking for avid runners who’d be keen to share their passion as Run Leaders. Many of our participants are in our “LearnToRun” program who benefit from having experienced runners leading the way. We are currently looking for Clinic Coordinators in North Surrey, Mission, and Vancouver, however if you are interested in setting up...
In light of the PHO’s announcement on Monday December 7th to extend province wide restrictions on all events and social gathering, SportMedBC has decided to postpone the start date of the 2021 InTraining Program. SportMedBC is committed to delivering the program in the best and safest way, with as little risk for cancellation or postponement due to COVID-19 as possible. As such, the new program dates will be from February 27 to May 27, 2021. Registration is still open on the SportMedBC website and the time, location, programs offered and spots available in each clinic will remain the...
As of December 7, 2020, the Provincial Health Order on Gatherings and Events has been extended to January 8, 2021, and information is available here . These updates apply to all sport activities in B.C. "While we recognize the impact this has on sport, it is helpful to have certainty related to the duration of these restrictions. This should provide coaches, volunteers, participants, and parents with stability related to permitted activities over the holiday season," said Charlene Krepiakevich, CEO of viaSport. Dr. Henry indicated December 7 that a new Order for sport and fitness...