A Basketball BC Athlete/Coach membership (membership season - April 1 - March 31) includes Sport Liability and Accident Insurance coverage while participating in basketball activities only for the following athletes and coaches:
  • if registered in a Basketball BC program/event or coaching in a Basketball BC program 
  • if "registered" (listed on the roster) on a team which is registered with Basketball BC 
    • ‚ÄčALL team athletes AND coaches MUST be "registered" team members for the insurance coverage to be valid
    • coverage is limited to the time period of team events if only registered for Club Championships (tournament) and/or Metro League (games) 
    • NOTE: Basketball BC’s insurance coverage does not include the high school season of play.  Registered teams are covered for “out of season” play only.    

Sport Liability insurance – covers sanctioned (by Basketball BC) basketball activities only worldwide
Sport Accident Insurance – covers sanctioned (by Basketball BC) basketball activites only in Canada

All insurance is subject to the limitations of the policy.

CLAIM FORM - contact Basketball BC Information

Additional Insurance

In addition to our comprehensive insurance coverage, we offer additional coverage for athletes and coaches who are on a Registered Team:
  • liability/accident insurance for events (camps/tryouts/tournaments)
  • excess travel medical insurance for team travel to the US (24 hour coverage. 

Additional Insurance Rates:

   Registered Team
Event (Camps/Tryouts/Tournaments) $3.00 per player/day
Team Travel to US $5.00 per person/day


Additional insurance requests must be submitted and paid in full at least 2 weeks prior to departure or start of event date.

Certificate of Insurance (COI)

A COI will be issued upon request.
Registered teams/organizations requesting a Certificate of Insurance (COI) MUST provide a minimum of 1 week’s lead time.  The COI will include insured as requested by the member (i.e. a school, school district, municipality, etc) and will be faxed or emailed as requested.  Additions to the COI must also be requested at least one week in advance. 

A COI will only be sent after full payment of membership fees.
Insurance coverage for registered teams/organizations is April 1 - March 31 (membership period).  There is an exception in coverage for Steve Nash Youth Basketball (SNYB) associations.  The SNYB membership period is September 1 - August 31.  

Insurance and COI Contact:


Registered Team – team which registers its players/coaches with Basketball BC by ensuring all players/coaches have Basketball BC Athlete/Coach Memberships (through the Team Registration)
NOTE:  the Team is not a member of Basketball BC and the designation does not include teams registered for the Club Championships and Metro League