Scholarships

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 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’s 11th Annual Casino Night Raises Over $63,000 for Scholarships

Over 450 local business leaders and community members attended BSAC’s Annual Casino Night on Friday, March 29th, and boy, what a night it was! BSAC was able to raise over $63,000 in scholarship support for families in need of financial assistance. These children will now be able to participate in programs including swim lessons, summer [...]

BSAC Lifeguard, Rebekah Clark, Builds Readbox Library for Students.

Meet Rebekah Clark: a talented BSAC lifeguard, Girl Scout, and Blue Wave Swim Team Member who has made a lasting impact right here on our campus. With the help of her family, Rebekah created a mini library called Readbox, inspired by the Redbox video rentals located in popular stores in our area. “I started this [...]

7th Annual TRIDENT Talent Show – Broadway or Bust!

Team TRIDENT put on a fantastic performance in our 7th Annual Talent Show, Broadway or Bust! Students practiced for months leading up to the show, which was held on December 14th, 2018 in the BSAC gymnasium. Every year, students in TRIDENT have the opportunity to shine on stage, expressing their unique personalities and gifts. Parents [...]

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. [...]

BSAC Casino Night Raises $50,000 for Families in Need

What an unbelievable night! BSAC’s 10th Anniversary Casino Night struck gold for families in need this past Friday night by amassing a whopping $50,000 in sponsorships, silent auction winning bids and ticket sales. Over 300-plus people showed up to support the event and were treated to games, music, great food options and an incredible selection [...]

Lifeguard Katherine Newcomb Awarded Lightning Community Hero

BSAC is very proud to congratulate lifeguard Katherine Newcomb, who was honored by the Tampa Bay Lightning as the 31st Lightning Community Hero on March 3rd, 2018. The Lightning Foundation and Lightning Community Heroes program donated a total of $50,000 to Katherine. Half of the funds will be used as scholarship for furthering her education, [...]

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