BSAC Mission

A Special Month for Special Needs: BSAC Proudly Supports Autism Awareness All April Long

A lot has changed in the 51 years since the Autism Society held the first National Autism Awareness Month in April of 1970. Today, we know there isn’t just one form of the condition. Modern diagnosis techniques are now able to identify disorders in social skills, speech, movement, and more across a wide spectrum of [...]

2021-04-23T13:58:03+00:00Categories: BSAC Mission, BSAC News, TRIDENT|

Youth Drowning Prevention Week

Hillsborough County Releases “Mobile Swim” Program Schedule for Spring, Summer 2021 BSAC proudly joins youth drowning prevention partners the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County and the YMCA in bringing free swimming lessons to children aged 3-14 at community pools in their own neighborhoods! TAMPA, Fla., March 9, 2021 – In support of youth drowning prevention [...]

Bricks 4 Kidz Partnership with TRIDENT

Brandon Sports and Aquatic (BSAC) Puts Partnership in Place with Bricks 4 Kidz Special needs adult members of Team T.R.I.D.E.N.T. lend helping hands in support of LEGO-building programs  TAMPA, Fla., January 25, 2020 - Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center (BSAC), a community-based, 501c3 non-profit organization, dedicated to providing regional leadership in after-school programs and sports [...]

2021-02-02T00:11:08+00:00Categories: BSAC Mission, BSAC Partners, TRIDENT|

Pillars in Progress: The BSAC Commitment to Community Partnership

In the last eight months, little has remained the same in the way we live, learn, and play. Yet, the anxiety and apprehension most of us feel has begun to fade slightly. The upside isn’t about taking unnecessary risks in advancing the spread of the Coronavirus; it’s about advancing a greater sense of balance in [...]

2020-10-30T20:30:04+00:00Categories: BSAC Community, BSAC Mission, BSAC News, Featured|

BSAC Partners with Livingstone Academy

BSAC and Livingstone Academy have long been leaders for special needs education in Hillsborough County. Now, they join forces in a new partnership, filling a gap in much-needed services for special needs students and adults. Chuck Burgess (CEO of BSAC) and Chris Pello (CEO Livingstone Schools) met in Leadership Brandon through the Chamber of Commerce [...]

Leadership Team Retreat

The BSAC Leadership Team recently met for a two-day retreat in preparation for our best year yet! All departments came together for team bonding exercises, communication strategies, and of course, a little fun. New and veteran employees alike gained valuable coaching and training in addition to insight into the organization’s long-term vision. On the first [...]

Welcome, New BSAC Team Members!

We are delighted to welcome seven new after-school mentors to the BSAC team! They were carefully selected from a large pool of candidates for their positive attitudes and a strong passion for making a difference. You can learn more about them by reading their bios below. If you or someone you know would be an [...]

Winter Break Wonderland

Join us during winter break for snowball fights, bobsled scooter relays, swimming, ornament making, and other festive games & crafts! December 23: 7am - 6:30pm December 24: HALF DAY 7am - 1pm December 25: CLOSED December 26: 7am - 6:30pm December 27: 7am - 6:30pm December 30: 7am - 6:30pm December 31: HALF DAY 7am [...]

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 [...]

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