Water Safety

Revamped Pool!

Refilling the 50-meter pool and 16.5-foot diving well at BSAC is underway!! New paint, new pumps, new lines, and more! Soon two pools will be open at BSAC — the granddaddy 50-meter and the newly opened 25-yard community pool. It's a great day at BSAC, with many more to come!

Revamped Pool! 2017-03-24T18:50:37+00:00

BSAC Hires New Stroke School Academy Swim Coach

BSAC Shout-out to Kelly Cheney, right, the center's newly hired Stroke School Academy swim coach, pictured with BSAC Aquatics Director Theresa Hickie. Beginner swimmers start with freestyle and backstroke, the long-axis strokes essential for water safety. "They're the easiest strokes at a young age to learn," Cheney said. Next up, the butterfly and [...]

BSAC Hires New Stroke School Academy Swim Coach 2017-03-21T16:35:43+00:00

Youth Drowning Prevention

If BSAC Executive Director Chuck Burgess had his way, youth drowning would be eradicated immediately, erasing the number one cause of unintended death for children ages 4 and under. “It’s definitely a passion of mine,” said Burgess, during a tour of the Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center, with members of the The Greater [...]

Youth Drowning Prevention 2017-03-22T03:28:20+00:00

Leadership Brandon Visit

The Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce's Leadership Brandon 2017 class visited BSAC on Nov. 17 to discuss societal issues. Executive Director Chuck Burgess focused on the nonprofit center's emphasis on youth drowning prevention, boosted by the Learn-To-Swim community pool under construction with Hillsborough County, Florida Government funding. Also noted, the BSAC's Team T.R.I.D.E.N.T. Program for [...]

Leadership Brandon Visit 2017-03-22T02:33:34+00:00