Springboard Diving

In springboard diving, one of the hardest, yet most important, elements of performing a dive is the hurdle, as demonstrated by Team Colwill Diving student Jillian, who gives high praise to her coach, two-time Olympian Chris Colwill. “Chris is a great diving coach,” says Jillian, a diver for Bloomingdale High, at a recent [...]

Springboard Diving 2017-03-21T16:57:40+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

BSAC Family Stories

"Everybody who works at BSAC and who is a member here, we're all in this together, as a family," says Tracy Pellegrino, with her daughter, Emma, a Burns Middle School student, who learned to swim at BSAC as an infant and now attends the BSAC After-School All-Stars program. If "Pellegrino" sounds familiar, you're right to [...]

BSAC Family Stories 2017-03-22T03:07:35+00:00