BC Soccer releases updated Return to Play Plan

June 1, 2021 - Vancouver, BC

Today, BC Soccer is pleased to share its updated Return to Play Plan, in alignment with BC’s Restart Plan and guidance from ViaSport.

Importantly, the government, care of ViaSport, is advising that the intention of the Restart Plan is to slowly return to activities, and therefore are asking organizations to turn the dimmer slowly when planning sport programming.

Linked here is the memo to members with more detailed information.

About BC Soccer

Established in 1904, BC Soccer is the largest provincial sports organization (PSO) in BC and the third largest soccer-specific PSO in Canada with over 150,000 participants, consisting of registered players, coaches, referees, administrators and soccer leaders. As a professional not-for-profit society and a member of Canada Soccer, BC Soccer is committed to providing the widest opportunities for existing and potential participants, as well as provide support in the most effective and appropriate way for current players, parents, volunteers, member clubs, leagues, and districts.

Safe Sport Statement

BC Soccer believes that everyone involved in soccer has the right to participate in safe and inclusive environments free of abuse, harassment, discrimination, and to enjoy the sport at whatever level or capacity they participate in.

The welfare of everyone involved in soccer is the foremost consideration and in particular, the protection of children in the sport is the responsibility of everyone involved.