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.
November 9, 2022
Basketball BC’s Board of Directors are pleased to announce Shawn Dheensaw has been appointed as the Executive Director. Shawn was initially appointed as the Interim Executive Director on May 7, 2022. Shawn will continue to apply his basketba...
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