Sports, Recreation, Arts & Culture

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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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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.


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

Trip videos showcase BC arts & culture

Trip videos showcase BC arts & culture

Planning a BC road trip? Become inspired with these new short arts/culture videos.

arts & culture videos

Reserve your Destination Adventure!

Reserve your Destination Adventure!

Visitors can plan their trips to the world-renowned Berg Lake Trail and Bowron Lakes Canoe Circuit as early as Oct 1, 2016.

Click here for more information



In Focus

PavCo’s board of directors refreshed with new appointments

Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Todd Stone has made changes to the B.C. Pavilion Corporation’s (PavCo) board of directors, with the departure of two members and appointment of four new members, who will bring diversified experience to the provincial Crown corporation in charge of BC Place, the Vancouver Convention Centre and Corporate Office.

Monday, October 24, 2016

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