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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 [...]

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 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 [...]

BSAC Staff is Ready for Summer!

Summer is quickly approaching and the BSAC family is ready to go! On Saturday May 19th, thirty-five team members participated in an educational training program for this year’s Passport to Adventure! New and veteran employees alike worked together through challenging team activities to learn more about each other. Shelby Johnson, Senior Director of Educational Programming, [...]

Team Leaders of May

BSAC would like to congratulate Justin Stone and Rolland Miller for being chosen as May’s Team Leaders of the Month! We are impressed not only by their phenomenal work performance, but also by the joy they bring into the lives of others on a regular basis. Team members are chosen for this award based on [...]

Dave Brown Finishes Term on BSAC’s Board of Directors

After serving on BSAC’s Board of Directors the past five years, Dave Brown has finished his term and is leaving the organization in a much better position than when he began. A longtime Brandon resident and current President of the Rotary Club of Brandon, Dave has seen BSAC emerge as a thriving leader amongst the [...]

John John Takes on Four Sports at BSAC!

Many students at BSAC are involved in multiple programs, but Jon Jon strives to do it all. After being referred by a friend on the BSAC Blue Wave Swim Team, John John began participating in four separate sports programs. He makes the long commute from Treasure Island almost every day of the week to catch [...]

Kingswood Elementary Showcase

Students in the BSAC After School Experience (B.A.S.E) program performed for family and friends on Tuesday, April 24th, during the first annual Kingswood Elementary Showcase! Each of the five clubs displayed activities and skills learned throughout the 2017-2018 school year. This was an excellent opportunity for parents to meet counselors and catch a glimpse of [...]

Theresa Hickie Named Public Citizen of the Year

BSAC’s Senior Director of Sports Programming, Theresa Hickie, has been awarded Public Citizen of the Year by the National Association of Social Workers (NAHW). This award annually recognizes someone that is not a social worker but carries out the philosophy NAHW believes in. Sports and recreational programming is a vital part of a healthy community. [...]

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