Government of B.C.

Sports, Recreation, Arts & Culture

Last Modified: 2017-01-11

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Book Your Camping Reservation

Book your camping trip through BC Parks Reservation Service.

Arts and Culture Funding

Check out grants and funding for arts and culture.

Sport Participation

Explore the many ways to be involved in sport in your community.

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Sports

Whether you are playing sports to compete, achieve your personal best, derive health benefits or have fun, there are many of ways to be involved in sport in your community.

Recreation

Get inspired by the province’s natural beauty and make plans for your next outdoor adventure. Take advantage of the many recreation opportunities available across the diverse landscape of mountains, rivers, lakes and coastlines.

Arts & Culture

B.C.’s arts and culture scene is rich and diverse.  Discover our museums, local artists and art galleries, historic sites, libraries, theatres, dancers, films, musicians and authors.

Event Hosting

This Sport, Arts and Culture Event Hosting site provides resources to help communities and event organizers showcase B.C. and its rich and diverse mix of sport, arts and culture through events.

Gambling & Fundraising

All gambling in B.C. is regulated, including the operations of the British Columbia Lottery Corporation. British Columbians may participate in gambling activities such as lotteries, horse racing, slot machines and casino games, and licensed fundraising events like 50/50 draws. Non-profit organizations may be eligible for funding through community gaming grants.

BC Arts Council

BC Arts Council

The Council oversees 40 programs that support BC artists and arts organizations.
 

BC Arts Council

ViaSport BC

ViaSport BC

Much of the Province’s sport support is provided through ViaSport BC, a not-for-profit organization that provides strategic leadership to sport in BC.

ViaSport BC

Growing B.C.’s creative economy

Growing B.C.’s creative economy

A six-month update on the Creative Economy Strategy – Government invests in the cultural sector.

Growing B.C.’s creative economy

Community Gaming Grants Program

Community Gaming Grants Program

Community Gaming Grants support not-for-profit organizations in B.C. to deliver approved programs.

Community Gaming Grants

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Investing in creative hubs strengthens B.C.’s arts scene

Thirteen arts organizations throughout the province will enhance their creative spaces with the support of $499,500 in small capital grants from the British Columbia government.

Thirteen arts organizations throughout the province will enhance their creative spaces with the support of $499,500 in small capital grants from the British Columbia government.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

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