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Welcome to BC Athletics! 

BC Athletics is the Provincial non-profit amateur sport organization for Track & Field, Road Running, Marathons/Ultras, Cross Country/Trail Running and Race Walking. A Branch member of Athletics Canada, BC Athletics is made up of individual members, member clubs and affiliated organizations. The purpose of the Association is to promote, encourage and develop the widest participation and the highest proficiency in the sport of Athletics.
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BC Amateur Athletics Association
Fortius Athlete Development Centre
Suite 2001 B Oslo Landing 
3713 Kensington Ave 
Burnaby, BC V5B 0A7
Tel 604.333.3550 - Fax 604.333.3551

AGE GROUPS and PROGRAMS

Athlete & Coach Programs, Services, & Development Opportunities 

Want an awesome & active Spring Break? 

Then sign up for the BC Athletics Spring Break Track & Field Camp! Spend 5 days playing track & field games & activities, and improving your running, jumping, and throwing skills! Try hurdles, long jump, javelin, and more! With amazing NCCP trained instructors leading these fun activities, this camp is not to be missed!

Details:

Date: March 18 - 22, 2019

Time: 9 - 11am

Location: Burnaby Central Secondary Track
                  6011 Deer Lake Parkway, Burnaby

Age: 6 - 13 years

Cost: $50 (includes Camp T-shirt)

For more information or to register click HERE.


Event: BC Athletics High Performance Athlete & Coach Development Camp

Date: January 19, 2019

Time: 10am - 3:30pm

Location: Fortius Sport & Health, Burnaby, BC; Online via Facebook Live

Accommodations: The Lodge @ Fortius Sport & Health (BC Athletics Members receive up to 20% off peak lodge rates. To book now, please call 604.292.2543. For group bookings, please email groupbookings@fortiussport.com.)

Cost: FREE (Catered Lunch Included with Registration)

Overview: 

BC Athletics in partnership with the Canadian Sports Institute is hosting a High Performance Athlete Development Camp that will provide BC Athletics Athletes & Coaches with a day of interactive workshops and seminars presented by world-leading experts in high performance sport! 

Sport education sessions to include topics such as:

  • Mental Performance - Danelle Kabush - Mental Performance Consultant
  • Nutrition: Fuelling for Performance - Joanna Irvine, Performance Nutritionist
  • Injury and Illness Prevention - Stephanie McCann, BScKin, MPT, OLY, CAFCI
  • Anti-Doping - Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES)

Schedule: Here

Registration: Here (Deadline to register is Sunday, Jan 13, 2019)

 


 

Fortius Sport & Health, an integrated athlete development centre in Burnaby, B.C, is home to a purpose-built, state-of-the-art human performance lab featuring applied biomechanics and exercise physiology testing. These tests can assist and support in injury prevention and management, in addition to optimizing performance by measuring and bettering understand variables which cannot be seen or assessed, clinically. ​BCA members receive the following discounts at the Fortius Lab:

 3DRUN ANALYSES REGULAR PRICE BC ATHLETICS DISCOUNT
 GOLD - 60 min comprehensive analysis + 30 min follow up $310 $235
 GOLD prolonged – 90 min comprehensive analysis + 30min follow up $360 $260
 SILVER – 60 min standard analysis + 15min follow up  $170 $125
 3DWALK ANALYSES    
 GOLD – 60 min comprehensive analysis + 30min follow up  $310 $235
 SILVER – 60 min standard analysis + 15min follow up  $170 $125
 V02 MAX ANALYSES    
 VO2Max Analysis + 30 min follow up $155 $124
 VO2Max with Lactate Threshold Analysis + 30 min follow up $215 $172
 BODY COMPOSITION TESTING    
 BASIC ASSESSMENT + 30 min follow up $50 $40
 ADVANCED ASSESSMENT + 30 min follow up $100 $80
JUMP TESTING    
Kinetic Impulse Analysis $125 $90
Dynamic Strength Index $100 $70
Force-Velocity Jump $135 $100
NUTRITION ASSESSMENT - Coming Winter 2018    
Initial Appointment (75 mins) $145 $130.50

 

To learn more about these tests and the Fortius Lab, visit www.fortiussport.com/analysis

 


 

Title: Canadian Sports Institute Sport Performance Speaker Series

Overview: Through the Speaker Series Registered athletes are able to gain the tools, knowledge and skills needed to reach the next level of sport performance

Eligibility: Please note that attendance at the speaker series is limited to Canadian Sport Institute Pacific or PacificSport registered athletes, coaches and/or parents of registered athletes. 

Upcoming Events: For more information on the Speaker Series visit: Website 

 

 


More Athlete & Coach Programs, Services, & Development Opportunities Can Be Found Here.

Officials - Upcoming Clinics and Workshops 

Levels 1 and 2 for Officials

  • Level 1 This workshop is required for advancement to Level 1 in the National Officials Certification program. Instructors will present organizational information, which prepares novice officials for successful participation and future upgrading. Basic rules and best practices for individual track and field events are presented on site. Handouts will be provided, but participants should come prepared to take notes. Dress for comfort and light OUTDOOR activity. Participants meet at the finish line. Participants are encouraged to volunteer for the BC High Schools Multi-events Championships to be held the same day in the stadium.
  • Level 2 The Level 2 course is a 5 - 6 hour workshop and is required for advancement to Level 2 in the Athletics Canada National Officials Certification program.  Rules and best practices for all branches of Athletics are covered in a lecture/discussion format.  It is conducted entirely in the classfoom, and there will be some paperwork.  The Registration fee covers costs of handouts, and a current IAAF Rulebook. Registration fees for BCA members is $25+GST / others $30+GST. 

National Clinics for Officials

These free clinics are required for upgrading to Level 4. 

Who should participate:

  • any official intending to upgrade to Level 4 in the discipline within 5 years
  • any official Level 4 or above in the discipline who has not participated in a Clinic in the last 5 years

Other officials who are Level 3+ in any discipline may also participate.

Upcoming Clinics and Workshops

Officials Workshops, Lower Mainland 2019

The "Registration & Info" link will take you directly to the registration form

Date

Level

Registration & Info

Location

Instructor(s)

February 2  8:30- 10 a.m.

Level 1

Richmond Oval

John and Carol Cull

April 6    10:30- noon

Provincial Walks

At Emilie Mondor

Peter Fejfar

April 13  8:30-10 a.m.

Level 1

Abbotsford

Carol and John Cull

May 11   8:30-10 a.m.

Level 1

Maple Ridge

Carol and John Cull

June 15  8:30-10 a.m.

Level 1

Langley

John and Carol Cull

June 21   5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

National Walks

Burnaby/Swangard

Peter Fejfar

June 22  8:30-10 a.m.

Level 1

Burnaby/Swangard

John and Carol Cull

June 25  4:30 p.m. -6 p.m.

Level 1

South Surrey

Carol and John Cull

September 8 10 a.m. - 3:30

Level 2

Fortius Centre

Carol and John Cull

 

 

 

Jan 20 Steveston Icebreaker 8K (BC Championship, BCSS #1, LMRRS #1) Richmond, BC
Jan 26 MEC Greater Vancouver Road Race ONE 5k, 10k Stanley Park, BC
Jan 27 Cobble Hill 10K (VIRA #2) Cobble Hill, BC
Feb 2 Harry Jerome Indoor Meet Richmond, British Columbia
Feb 3 Cedar 12K (VIRA #3) Nanaimo, BC
Feb 8 Gary Reed Indoor Invitational Kamloops, BC
Feb 10 "First Half" Half Marathon (BCSS #3) Vancouver, BC
Feb 10 Hatley Castle 8K (VIRA #4) Colwood, BC
Feb 10 Starting Block 10K (IRA #1) Lavington, BC
Mar 2 MEC Greater Vancouver Road Race TWO 10k, 21k Burnaby Lake, BC
Jul 7 2018 Trevor Craven Memorial Meet Burnaby, British Columbia
Jan 20 Steveston Icebreaker 8K (BC Championship, BCSS #1, LMRRS #1) Richmond, BC
Mar 16 BMO St Patrick's Day 5K (BC Championship, BCSS #4, LMRRS #2) Vancouver, BC
Mar 29 2019 Van Ryswyk Indoor Invitational / 2019 Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships Kamloops, BC
Apr 28 TC10K (BC Championship, BCSS #6) & Thrifty Foods Family Run Victoria, BC
May 5 BMO Vancouver Marathon (BC Championship, BCSS #7), Half Marathon, 8K, Relay and Kids Run Vancouver, BC
May 25 Canadian 10k Championships Ottawa, ON
Jun 13 Pacific Distance Carnival & Canadian 10,000m Championships Burnaby, BC
Jun 14 2019 Langley Pacific Invitational / 2019 BC Masters Track & Field Championships Langley, BC
Jun 16 Canadian Half Marathon Championships Winnipeg, MB
Jul 5 2019 BC Athletics Track & Field Championships Jamboree Kamloops, BC
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