Sports, recreation, arts and culture

Services and information topics


Whether you are playing sports to compete, achieve your personal best, derive health benefits or have fun, there are many 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 and Culture

British Columbia’s arts and culture scene is vibrant and diverse. Discover resources and information about our arts, culture, heritage and creative sectors.

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 and 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.

Ticket Buying

Government intends to regulate how tickets for live events are bought and sold, to make it fairer for British Columbians.


In Focus

City of Fernie and Teck celebrate official grand opening of Fernie Skate Park

Thursday, May 16, 2024

From the City of Fernie: