Youth Programs

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 [...]

BASE Offers New Clubs & New Locations

The BSAC After-School Experience (BASE), is bringing back its most popular after-school clubs in addition to exciting new options! After a long day, students can look forward to spending time with their friends while developing personal interests and hobbies in Culinary, Arts & Crafts, Robotics, LEGO’S (intro to Robotics), Community Service, Gardening, Odyssey of the [...]

Summer Mermaid Camp

Learn how to swim like a mermaid or merman at BSAC's half day camp! Participants will learn how to swim with their feet together, practice underwater flips, swim through hoops, dive to pick up rings, and maneuver gracefully through the water with a fin and tail. This camp will also include fun games and arts & crafts. [...]

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 [...]

Hillsborough County Fire Department to Visit all BSAC After-School Sites

Every year, fire safety is taught in schools across the state of Florida. BSAC’s after-school students have had the special opportunity to reinforce fire safety education through visits from the Hillsborough County Fire Department. Providing children with a visual, hands on experience not only reinstates the importance of fire precautions, but also gives students an [...]

Behavioral Specialist on Duty!

At BSAC, our mission is to go beyond traditional programming so each child is positively impacted. To provide the best experience possible, we have hired Maureen Armstrong as our new behavioral specialist. She previously worked for the Hillsborough county school system with children who were emotionally disturbed or had learning disabilities. Maureen is certified as [...]

Learn to Swim – Earn a Chick-Fil-A Treat!

Here at BSAC our focus remains on bringing awareness to the importance of learning to swim. Florida continues to lead the nation in youth drowning rates due to the magnitude of water in our area. We strive to impact our community every day by potentially saving hundreds of lives. We are able to share the [...]

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