Aquatic Fitness

BSAC Impacts 21 Local Communities Through Mobile Swim 2019

In 2018, Hillsborough County saw a spike in drownings and had more than any other county with 11 deaths. According to the Department of Children and Families, there was a 7% increase in youth drownings across the state, for a total of 88 deaths. In an effort to save lives and meet the need for [...]

BSAC Blue Wave Swim Team Competes at AAU Jr. Olympics

Swimmers on the BSAC Blue Wave team recently traveled to Greensboro, NC to compete in the AAU Jr. Olympics. It is a multisport event with thousands of participants from across the United States. The Amateur Athletic Union was established in 1888 with the philosophy of “Sports for All, Forever”. The AAU Jr. Olympics took place [...]

BSAC Welcomes Mark Corley to Blue Wave

Meet Mark Corley, the newest BSAC Blue Wave Swim Coach! Originally from the Midwest, he brings 30 years of prior coaching experience to our team. In 2008, he moved to Jacksonville and later learned about BSAC through his friendship with Coach Rich Rogers and through the many meets he attended here with other teams. “Blue [...]

BSAC In Full Upgrade Mode for Our Community!

BSAC has been extremely busy over the past couple of years upgrading our leadership team, updating and renovating our main campus and adding more and more features to drive our mission. Our goal is to continue to build on the positive momentum of the past several months and do even more in the weeks and [...]

Mermaid Camp has Successful December Debut

BSAC’s Mermaid Camp had a successful debut in December, offering an unforgettable experience for young swimmers between the ages of 5-12. For the very first time, pink and blue tails filled our heated, Ken Hagan Community Learn to Swim Pool. Lifeguard and resident mermaid, Mariah Diaz, led the 5 day course which covered everything from [...]

August Team Leaders

BSAC would like to congratulate Alex Zimmer and Janet Neely for being chosen as the Team Leaders of August! Both women deeply care about their respective roles and make a huge impact in the Brandon community. To receive this award, team leaders must be nominated by their colleagues for a strong work ethic, positive attitude [...]

Chris Colwill Announced as Georgia University Dive Coach

Chris Colwill is a two time Olympian who began diving right here at BSAC when he was only five years old. After high school, he went on to become one of the most successful divers in NCAA history and will now return to his alma mater as Georgia University Diving Coach. Out of the thirteen [...]

Learn to Swim – Earn a Chick-Fil-A Treat!

Here at BSAC our focus remains on bringing awareness to the importance of learning to swim. Florida continues to lead the nation in youth drowning rates due to the magnitude of water in our area. We strive to impact our community every day by potentially saving hundreds of lives. We are able to share the [...]

Camp BSAC Counselors Named Team Leaders of June

BSAC is proud to announce the June Team Leaders of the Month – Jalen Daley and Michael Daniels. Both counselors have worked diligently to make Camp BSAC’s Passport to Adventure a memorable time for their campers. We see the impact they make in children’s lives on a regular basis and wanted to share their experience [...]

Learn to Swim – Earn a Free Papa John’s Pizza!

BSAC has long been a leader in the learn to swim/youth drowning prevention initiative in the Tampa Bay area. For the past 55 years, BSAC’s focus on making sure that every child in our area has the opportunity to learn to swim remains a priority. We also know that we cannot do it alone. Through [...]

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