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As we progress through BC’s Provincial Restart Plan , modified sports and activities are now permitted. As per the request of the Premier and the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, viaSport worked with the sport sector to create guidelines for the resumption of sport, which have been reviewed by government officials and WorkSafeBC. We’ve put together a list of what you need to know to encourage a safe return to play and tips on how to prevent injuries among your teammates and athletes. For more details, visit viaSport’s website . For sport-specific return to play...
Fondo Clinics Coach Luke Ramsey is hosting a FREE 60-minute interval based video workout for riders this Tuesday. Please register ahead of time using the link below. When: Tuesday 30 June 6:00AM PST Where: Online What: Live Instructor led video class with a 10 minute warm up, a climbing set, a sprinting set, a positional set and a 5 minute spin down. We will focus on drilling different handlebar positions, seated and standing climbs and the feel of the bike under difference cadences. What you need: 1. Tablet/phone/PC with a webcam and google meet installed on it (download the app or use...
The SportMedBC Practitioner & Clinic Directories continue to be a valuable tools for the public to find qualified sport medical and paramedial professionals in their area and for practitioners to highlight their skills and expertise. Last year the Practitioner & Clinic Directories had over 62,000 unique visitors to the website and continually appears near the top of search engine rankings for finding sport medicine practitioners in British Columbia. Over the past year we have made a number of improvements to the layout and user experience to better highlight your skills and make it...
The BC Games Society is looking for energetic and experienced volunteers to become members of Team BC’s 2021 Canada Summer Games mission staff! Every four years, British Columbia assembles a team of athletes, coaches, managers, and mission staff to represent the province at Canada's premiere multi-sport events – the Canada Winter Games and Canada Summer Games. The 2021 Canada Summer Games will bring together over 3,600 athletes, coaches, managers, and officials from every province and territory in Canada. Team BC athletes and coaches are the best in their age group and the...
The 2020 Fondo Clinics Training Program is going virtual this year! In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the provincial government’s guidelines restricting larger events until Phase 4 of their BC's re-opening plan, event organizers were forced to cancel the 2020 RBC GranFondo Whistler. While we are all devasted by the event being cancelled this year we understand and support this decision as the health and safety of our communities is our first priority. In an effort to support riders and keep you active over the summer months SportMedBC and RBC GranFondo are offering the...
Share your love of running to connect and support our wonderful, strong and caring Canadian community, as we fundraise to support mental health. Registration on Race Roster is FREE but there will be an option to donate to support mental health if you’d like. On June 3rd, let’s all move across this country as many times as we can and show the world on Global Running Day how special our country is! We're all in this together, so let's remember what it's like to run together... apart. When : Wednesday, June 3rd – 12pm in your timezone on your favourite race FB pages...
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the hospitality industry, SportMedBC is supporting the BC Hospitality Foundation’s goal to help keep spirits up with a province-wide virtual event called the Hospitality Hustle . All are welcome to join in the BCHF’s FREE event, which involves engaging in physical activity of your choice and sharing your experience on social media. The event will conclude on the evening of Sunday, May 31, 2020 with a virtual dance party hosted by a live DJ. Keeping social distancing front of mind, the BCHF encourages participants to pick an...
With the continuing escalation of precautionary measures to mitigate transmission risks of the (COVID-19) Coronavirus, SportMedBC has suspended the delivery of all in-person programs and services effective March 16, 2020. We remain committed to delivering our sport training programs and sport safety courses and workshops in a way that is safe and have modified the format so they can be delivered virtually. 10K to Half Marathon Training Program Following the provincial health authority's recommendation to limit public gatherings, sadly we will be unable to hold weekly clinic meetups for...
Update March 30 As per our last update two weeks ago we promised to reassess the COVID-19 situation at the end of March and come to a decision on how to proceed for the remaining weeks of 2020 InTraining program. On the advice of government and public health authorities and with physical distancing measures likely in place for the foreseeable future, SportMedBC has made the decision to officially suspend all in-person training sessions for the remainder of the program. We will continue to offer online support to our participants and encourage you to continue with your training by running/...
Last updated on March 17, 2020 To focus efforts on containment of COVID-19 in British Columbia, public health officials have implemented the following measures: For everyone: The B.C. Ministry of Health has developed a self-assessment tool to help individuals to determine whether they may need further assessment or testing for COVID-19. The Ministry of Health notes this can be a self-assessment, or it can be completed on behalf of someone else. For sport organizations: Event cancellations: Event organizers are now required to cancel any gathering with more than 50 people – view the...

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