BC Snowboard follows Canada Snowboard’s Safe Sport guidelines which are committed to improving safety, respect and prevention of harassment in sport. The Safe Sport environment ensures that athletes, coaches and staff have a safe, inclusive, and supportive training and competition environment. Everyone has a role to play in creating a healthy physical and mental environment for sport participation.
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 BC Snowboard’s commitment to Safe Sport our staff and board have completed Commit to Kids training.
BC Snowboard has signed the Responsible Coaching Movement
How to report Maltreatment
Canadian Sport Helpline: 1-888-83SPORT | firstname.lastname@example.org | www.abuse-free-sport.ca
Unbiased. External. Confidential. Call this hotline if you have any questions or concerns about your safety in our sport.
Reporting to BC Snowboard
Any BC Snowboard member may report to the BC Snowboard head office any complaint of an infraction by a member.
Such a complaint must be signed and in writing and must be filed within fourteen (14) days of the alleged incident.
You can report any complaints to BC Snowboard at: email@example.com
As an accredited Provincial Sport Organization (PSO) by viaSport, BC Snowboard acknowledges and adheres to the BC Universal Code of Conduct
BC Snowboard Policies
Code of Conduct
Coaches Code of Conduct
Safe Sport Policy
Commit to Kids
Respect in Sport
CAC SafeSport Training
Link to resources on the Rule of Two
viaSport Addressing Maltreatment
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.