Swim Team

Virtual Swim League and Junior Olympic Games Swim Event – Coming to BSAC!

BSAC Director of Swimming, Rich Rogers, and the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) have successfully secured the rights to host a global Virtual Swim League (VSL), this summer at the Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center. Swimmers can compete in this event by way of the “Virtual Swim League” (VSL); structured by Coach Rich and the AAU. [...]

2020-06-08T14:51:37+00:00Categories: Aquatics, BlueWave, BSAC Events, BSAC News, Featured|

We’re Hiring!

BSAC is looking to fill a wide variety of positions! All candidates are required to pass a drug test and background screening. Available Positions Include: After School Counselor (18yrs+) CDL Class B Bus Driver Lifeguards Communications Intern Summer Camp Intern Member Services Swim Instructor TRIDENT Special Needs Instructor TRIDENT Driver (25 yrs+) To Apply for [...]

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 [...]

New Playground Coming to BSAC Fall 2019

This fall, BSAC will debut a behind the scenes project that has been many years in the making. Children and families at our main campus will soon be able to enjoy a brand new playground, complete with a shade structure. The playground will be located to the left of the basketball courts and will be [...]

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 [...]

BSAC Blue Wave Travels to Savannah Georgia

After a successful winter training session, the BSAC Blue Wave Swim Team visited Savannah, Georgia for their annual travel meet in January. This is Blue Wave’s third year of participating in travel meets, having previously visited the Caribbean and New Orleans. Each year the trips grow in popularity among swimmers and parents alike. Rich Rogers, [...]

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 [...]

Olympic Gold Medalist, David Tarwater, Visits BSAC Blue Wave

Members of the BSAC Blue Wave swim team had a special guest speaker on December 24th, 2018. Olympic gold medalist, Davis Tarwater, spoke about his lifelong journey to the London 2012 games, inspiring young swimmers to work hard and chase dreams. His career started in high school when he set three state swimming records in [...]

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