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|

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|

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 [...]

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 [...]

Congratulations to Candy Corsi and Amy Moore, BSAC Team Leaders of January!

BSAC sincerely congratulates the January Team Leaders of the Month, Candy Corsi and Amy Moore. Both of these women have displayed a great deal of hard work and commitment throughout their careers. The BSAC Team Leaders are chosen based off of nominations from their colleagues. Candy Corsi was first introduced to BSAC seven years ago [...]

Denise Scott and Sarah Neely Named Team Leaders of December

BSAC would like to congratulate Denise Scott and Sarah Neely for being recognized as the December Team Leaders of the Month! Both women go above and beyond at BSAC by expanding their roles and working in numerous departments. Team leaders are chosen based off nominations from colleagues who appreciate their hard work. Denise Scott first [...]

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 [...]

BSAC Welcomes Specially Fit Exercise Program for Individuals with Special Needs

BSAC is pleased to welcome Specially Fit to campus, a program intended to help those with special needs stay physically active. Founder Marky Oliver graduated from the University of South Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications, bringing experience as a CrossFit competitor and D1 college athlete. Marky’s journey with Specially Fit started when [...]

TRIDENT Students Shine at Special Olympics Swim Meet

TRIDENT students were beyond excited to participate in the Hillsborough County Special Olympics Swim Meet held at BSAC on Saturday August 4th.  Swimming is an integral part of the curriculum for TRIDENT students, but specific training for the various stroke categories began eight weeks prior to the event. “So many of my students did not [...]

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