Basketball BC creates, guides and supports programs that build and protect the integrity of the game of basketball for all participants based on the Canadian Sport for Life Pathway (CS4L).
We are committed to growing the game by involving players at all stages of development, coaches at the community and institutional level, assisting in the development of officials and sustaining partnerships to assist in the provision of opportunities and developing an infrastructure that supports our game.
Our values of accessibility, respect, excellence, celebration of people and transparency will be cornerstones of our activity.
Our mission continues to be to develop a lifelong passion for our sport and grow the great game throughout the province.
For athletes aged 9-14, July 17-21
UBC Head Coach, Women's Basketball
Application Deadline - June 25, 2023
Basketball BC has partnered with BC Basketball Events to deliver youth club basketball tournaments across the province.
May 26, 2023
The session will take place on June 29th at Humber College, North Campus in Toronto. Registration will take place between 11:00 am and 12:00 pm and the session will run from 12:00-3:00 pm. Athletes can register using this link: https://f...
The U15 and U17 Girls Provincial Teams begin training in April with a practice and competition schedule that includes college and university scrimmages, and summer tournaments in Oregon and Victoria. The teams will represent our province at 2023 Canada Basketball National Championships in early August in Calgary. This Canada Basketball showcase tournament brings the top female high school players from across Canada to compete for a national title. It also serves as a platform for player identification and assessment for Canada Basketball’s National Junior (u18) and Cadette (u16) teams.
Following two highly competitive weekend Supercamps, Basketball BC's U17 and U15 Boy's Provincial Teams have been selected and are preparing to begin training for the 2023 Canada Basketball National Championships in Sherbrooke, Quebec. Let by UVIC Men's Assistant Coach James Blake (U17 Boys) and Douglas College Assistant Coach Aurel David (U15 Boys), both teams are looking to follow up a very successful 2022 summer but once again bring home multiple medals to British Columbia. The teams will train over three spring weekend mini-camps in May and June, before breaking for club team play in July. Following club play, players will reconvene for a final round of training during the final week of July prior to departing for Quebec.
Basketball BC is changing its membership season.
Effective September 1, 2023, Basketball BC is moving its membership season to September 1 – August 31.
To bridge the membership period to August 31, 2023, the membership fees will be adjusted for a partial membership season.
The Canada Basketball Verification Program is a new program that has been developed in a partnership between the Basketball BC and Canada Basketball. It is available to all basketball clubs, associations, and community groups in British Columbia and in Canada. The program raises standards to guide all associations across the country towards best principles and practices for organizational development. The Verification Program integrates important aspects of coaching, Safe Sport, and organizational leadership. Becoming Verified encourages basketball providers to add accountability to their mandates providing a welcoming, safe, and developmentally appropriate environment for all players and members.
Sport organizations in British Columbia are committed to creating a sport environment that is accessible, inclusive, respects their participants personal goals, and is free from all forms of Maltreatment.
As part of Basketball BC’s commitment to Safe Sport, our staff and board have completed Commit to Kids training.
Basketball has also signed the Responsible Coaching Movement Pledge. LEARN MORE and TAKE THE PLEDGE.
Basketball BC recommends Safe Sport Training for all its program coaches. The Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) offers free online Safe Sport Training to help all participants in sport organizations recognize maltreatment in sport and take informed action to address it.
Supporters and Partners