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Virtual Swim League and Junior Olympic Games Swim Event – Coming to High 5!

By |2021-06-03T19:29:20+00:00June 5th, 2020|Aquatics, BlueWave, BSAC Events, BSAC News, Featured|

BSAC Director of Swimming, Rich Rogers, and the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) have successfully secured the rights to host a global Virtual Swim League (VSL), this summer at the Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center. Swimmers can compete in this event by way of the “Virtual Swim League” (VSL); structured by Coach Rich and the AAU. BSAC will hold three (3) VSL events throughout June and early July.

The season will end with BSAC hosting a swim event for the Junior Olympic Games. This will be a “blended” event—held onsite and virtually.

“This event

We’re Hiring!

By |2019-11-14T23:26:50+00:00November 14th, 2019|Activities at BSAC (All-Stars), After-school, Aquatics, BlueWave, BSAC Community, BSAC Events, BSAC Family, BSAC Members, BSAC Mission, BSAC News, BSAC Partners, BSAC Programs, BSAC Stories, BSAC Summer Camp, Facility Rental, Featured, Learn-To-Swim, Staff, Swim Lessons|

BSAC is looking to fill a wide variety of positions! All candidates are required to pass a drug test and background screening.

Available Positions Include:

  • After School Counselor (18yrs+)
  • CDL Class B Bus Driver
  • Lifeguards
  • Communications Intern
  • Summer Camp Intern
  • Member Services
  • Swim Instructor
  • TRIDENT Special Needs Instructor
  • TRIDENT Driver (25 yrs+)

To Apply for Available Positions: https://mybsac.isolvedhire.com/

BSAC Blue Wave Swim Team Competes at AAU Jr. Olympics

By |2019-09-06T16:54:46+00:00September 6th, 2019|Activities at BSAC (All-Stars), After-school, Aquatic Fitness, Aquatics, BlueWave, BSAC Community, BSAC Events, BSAC Family, BSAC Members, BSAC Mission, BSAC News, BSAC Partners, BSAC Programs, BSAC Sponsors, BSAC Sports, BSAC Stories, BSAC Summer Camp, Dive Team, Facility Rental, Featured, Learn-To-Swim, Lifeguard Training, Masters Swimming, Scholarships, Staff, Swim Lessons, Tennis For Fun!, Water Polo, Youth Programs|

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 over five days at the end of July. Blue Wave Coach, Rich Rogers, especially likes this event because it helps swimmers get out of their comfort zone and come together as a team. At most meets, swimmers

New Playground Coming to BSAC Fall 2019

By |2019-08-29T22:10:47+00:00August 29th, 2019|Activities at Barrington, Activities at BSAC (All-Stars), Activities at Kingswood, Activities at Mann Middle, Activities at Stowers, Activities Lithia Springs, Adult Programs, After-school, All-Stars Newsletter, Aquatics, BlueWave, BSAC Childcare, BSAC Community, BSAC Events, BSAC Family, BSAC Members, BSAC Mission, BSAC News, BSAC Partners, BSAC Programs, BSAC Sponsors, BSAC Sports, BSAC Stories, BSAC Summer Camp, Early Learning, Facility Rental, Featured, Holiday Camps, Learn-To-Swim, Scholarships, Staff, Swim Lessons, Tennis|

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 visible from the parking lot. It will have two slides, monkey bars, ladders, and other fun climbing apparatuses. Soft green turf will cover the ground and make a pathway to the gated area entrance.

While structured activities and

BSAC Welcomes Mark Corley to Blue Wave

By |2019-06-11T19:27:35+00:00June 11th, 2019|Aquatic Fitness, Aquatics, BlueWave, BSAC Family, BSAC Members, BSAC News, BSAC Sports, BSAC Stories, Dive Team, Facility Rental, Featured, Learn-To-Swim, Lifeguard Training, Masters Swimming, Staff, Swim Lessons, Water Safety|

Meet Mark Corley, the newest BSAC Blue Wave Swim Coach! Originally from the Midwest, he brings 30 years of prior coaching experience to our team. In 2008, he moved to Jacksonville and later learned about BSAC through his friendship with Coach Rich Rogers and through the many meets he attended here with other teams.

“Blue Wave was the first draw of course, but then I learned about the overall mission of BSAC extending beyond just the swim team into the community,” said Mark. “That was really intriguing at this point in my

BSAC In Full Upgrade Mode for Our Community!

By |2019-05-17T17:28:06+00:00May 17th, 2019|Adult Programs, After-school, Aquatic Fitness, Aquatics, BlueWave, BSAC Childcare, BSAC Community, BSAC Events, BSAC Family, BSAC Members, BSAC Mission, BSAC News, BSAC Partners, BSAC Programs, BSAC Sponsors, BSAC Sports, BSAC Stories, BSAC Summer Camp, Featured, Learn-To-Swim, Scholarships, Staff, Swim Lessons, Tennis, Tennis For Fun!, Tennis Leagues (Adult), TRIDENT, Volleyball, Volunteering, Water Safety, Youth Programs, Youth Tennis|

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 months ahead.

We wanted to recap some of the new and exciting things we’ve done, things we’re currently working on and what we’re planning for in the future. Again, we want to thank all our families for

BSAC Blue Wave Travels to Savannah Georgia

By |2019-02-06T21:29:47+00:00February 6th, 2019|Aquatics, BlueWave, BSAC Community, BSAC Events, BSAC Family, BSAC Members, BSAC Mission, BSAC News, BSAC Partners, BSAC Programs, BSAC Sports, BSAC Stories, Featured, Lifeguard Training, Masters Swimming, Swim Lessons|

After a successful winter training session, the BSAC Blue Wave Swim Team visited Savannah, Georgia for their annual travel meet in January. This is Blue Wave’s third year of participating in travel meets, having previously visited the Caribbean and New Orleans. Each year the trips grow in popularity among swimmers and parents alike.

Rich Rogers, Head Coach of BSAC Blue Wave, wanted to make this trip about shared experiences and team bonding, rather than focusing solely on performance.

“We picked this trip because it’s the beginning of the second part of the short

Mermaid Camp has Successful December Debut

By |2019-01-25T21:27:11+00:00January 25th, 2019|Activities at BSAC (All-Stars), Aquatic Fitness, Aquatics, BlueWave, BSAC Community, BSAC Events, BSAC Family, BSAC Members, BSAC Mission, BSAC News, BSAC Partners, BSAC Programs, BSAC Stories, Learn-To-Swim, Staff, Swim Lessons|

BSAC’s Mermaid Camp had a successful debut in December, offering an unforgettable experience for young swimmers between the ages of 5-12. For the very first time, pink and blue tails filled our heated, Ken Hagan Community Learn to Swim Pool. Lifeguard and resident mermaid, Mariah Diaz, led the 5 day course which covered everything from underwater flips to proper swimming technique.

Theresa Hickie, Senior Director of Sports Programming, wanted to bring the magic of mermaids to the Brandon area.

“I wanted to offer a new experience for children that have always dreamed of

Olympic Gold Medalist, David Tarwater, Visits BSAC Blue Wave

By |2019-01-17T17:37:12+00:00December 28th, 2018|Aquatics, BlueWave, BSAC Community, BSAC Events, BSAC Family, BSAC Members, BSAC Mission, BSAC News, BSAC Partners, BSAC Programs, BSAC Sports, BSAC Stories, Facility Rental, Featured, Staff|

Members of the BSAC Blue Wave swim team had a special guest speaker on December 24th, 2018. Olympic gold medalist, Davis Tarwater, spoke about his lifelong journey to the London 2012 games, inspiring young swimmers to work hard and chase dreams.

His career started in high school when he set three state swimming records in his hometown, Knoxville Tennessee. Davis Tarwater went on to become a three time NCAA national champion and thirteen-time All-American during his time at the University of Michigan, where he won a Big Ten Medal of Honor in

BSAC Topgolf Fundraiser October 21st, 2018

By |2018-10-09T17:07:12+00:00September 28th, 2018|Adult Programs, All-Stars Newsletter, Aquatics, BlueWave, BSAC Childcare, BSAC Community, BSAC Events, BSAC Family, BSAC Members, BSAC Mission, BSAC News, BSAC Partners, BSAC Programs, BSAC Sponsors, BSAC Sports, BSAC Stories, BSAC Summer Camp, Facility Rental, Featured, Swim Lessons|

In effort to fulfill our mission of impacting lives daily, BSAC will be hosting its first Topgolf fundraiser on Sunday October 21st, 2018! Take a swing, share a laugh, and network with other business professionals in the Brandon area! No experience required to test your luck at the My Easy Mortgage Hole-In-One contest with a grand prize of $10,000! Will you be the lucky winner?

Sponsor a bay for your company to enjoy a team retreat style activity while advertising your business across various platforms. Individual tickets are also available for $100.