British Columbia Golf Committed To Safe Sport Inclusive, Respectful Environment For All Golfers

Sport organizations in British Columbia are committed to creating a sport that is accessible, inclusive, respects their participant's personal goals and is free from all forms of Maltreatment.

As part of British Columbia Golf’s commitment to Safe Sport, our staff and board have completed “Commit to Kids” training.

British Columbia Golf has approved and adopted the British Columbia Universal Code of Conduct (BC UCC).

The code can be found here:

https://www.viasport.ca/sites/default/files/BC_UCC_2021.pdf

Golf Canada is committed to Safe Sport. Their commitment can be found here:

https://www.golfcanada.ca/safe-sport/

How to report Maltreatment

A complaint may be reported to:

Case Manager: IIan Yampolsky- 1-833-913-1304 – golfcanada@itpsport.ca

The volunteer and employee screening policy of British Columbia Golf can be found here:

http://britishcolumbiagolf.org/images/documents/bylaws-policies/BOD_Policies__Procedures_Oct_2014_Draft_11_-_V7_-_1.pdf

Additional Resources:

Commit to Kids

Respect in Sport for Activity Leaders

CAC Safe Sport Training

Link to resources on the Rule of Two

viaSport: https://www.viasport.ca/addressing-maltreatment 

Link to Province of B.C. resources:

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