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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 

 

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Seminar: An Overview of Athletics Canada's High Performance Program & the New IAAF World Rankings System 

Overview: Simon Nathan, The Athletics Canada High Performance Director will review Athletics Canada's High Performance Program (CAPP) and the IAAF World Ranking systems which will lead to qualification into the 2019 IAAF World Championships & 2020 Olympic Games. 

Presenter: Simon Nathan -  Athletics Canada's High Performance Director

Date / Time: December 1, 2018; 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: Granville Island Hotel, Vancouver, BC

Cost: FREE

Target Audience: High Performance Athletes & Coaches Training in the Province of BC

Registration: Here

 


 

Event: BC Athletics High Performance Development Camp

Date: January 19, 2019

Time: 10am - 3:30pm

Location: Fortius Sport & Health, Burnaby, BC

Cost: $10 / Athlete or Coach (Lunch included)

Overview: 

BC Athletics in partnership with the Canadian Sports Institute is hosting a High Performance Athlete Development Camp that will provide BC Athletics Targeted Athletes with a day of interactive workshops and seminars presented by world-leading experts in high performance sport! Registration will be open to those athletes named to the BC Athletics High Performance Targeted Athlete List. 

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)

Register Here (Coming Soon)

 


 

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

 


 

Sport Performance Speaker Series

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

Level 2 Officials Workshop - Surrey BC - September 9, 2018

Workhsop Level 2

10:00am - 3:00pm

Bear Creek Pavilion, Bear Creek Park, 13750 88 Ave., Surrey

FULL DETAILS / REGISTRATION FORM

 

Nov 17 Harriers Bob Reid Magical Mile Victoria, BC
Nov 17 The Phantom Run 12k, 19k, 24k North Vancouver, BC
Nov 18 Fraser Valley XC Ramble Abbotsford, BC
Nov 24 Canadian Cross Country Championships Kingston, ON
Nov 24 Harriers Gunner Shaw Cross Country Victoria, BC
Nov 24 Moustache Miler Vancouver, BC
Dec 1 Gunner Shaw Memorial Cross Country 10k, 5k Vancouver, BC
Dec 9 Holiday Hustle 5k, 2k Sechelt, BC
Dec 9 Winter Throws Gala Kamloops, BC
Jan 11 UW Indoor Preview Seattle, WA
Oct 28 James Cunningham Seawall Race 9.6k Vancouver, BC
Oct 6 MEC Vancouver Trail Race SIX 5K/10K Belcarra, BC
Sep 29 Bondarchuk Cup Throws Meet Kamloops, BC
Sep 23 That Dam Run 10 Miles, 5k Hudson's Hope, BC
Sep 15 Frosty Mountain Ultra 50k, 27k, 13k Manning Park, BC
Sep 11 55+ BC Senior Games Cranbrook, BC
Sep 9 Drug Free Dash 5k / 10k Delta, BC
Sep 1 Handloggers Half Marathon & Relay Bowen Island, BC
Aug 26 MEC Victoria Race FOUR 5K/10K/15K Sooke, BC
Aug 25 Cory Holly Classic 2018 - Vernon Throws Meet Vernon, BC
Nov 24 Canadian Cross Country Championships Kingston, ON
Jan 20 Steveston Icebreaker 8K (BC Championship) Richmond, BC
Jan 20 Steveston Icebreaker 8K (BC Championship, BCSS #2, LMRRS #1) Richmond, BC
Mar 16 BMO St Patrick's Day 5K (BC Championship) 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), Half Marathon, 8K, Relay and Kids Run Vancouver, BC
May 25 Canadian 10k Championships Ottawa, ON
Jun 14 2019 Langley Pacific Invitational / 2019 BC Masters Track & Field Championships Langley, BC
Jun 16 Canadian Half Marathon Championships Winnipeg, MB
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