Safe Sport

Statement of Commitment

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. 


How to Report Maltreatment

Report complaints to:

Lawrie Johns, Basketball BC Executive Director
778-621-2002 or ljohns@basketball.bc.ca

Reporting procedures are included in the following Basketball BC policies:
 
You can also reach out to:

Associated Policies

 
Additional Basketball BC Safe Sport Policies:

Additional Resources


Government Resources

  • B.C. Helpline for Children – a confidential toll-free phone line for children and youth wanting to talk to someone – is 310-1234 (no area code required).
  • VictimLinkBC is a toll-free, confidential, multilingual telephone and online service available across B.C. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week which provides information and referral services to all victims of crime and immediate crisis support to victims of family and sexual violence.
  • Resilience BC: Anti-Racism Network provides information about how to report incidences of racism and hate crimes if you are a victim or witness such incidences.