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Fun, Friends, and Family: High 5 for the Holidays!

By |2021-12-06T15:54:30+00:00December 6th, 2021|BSAC Community|



At this time of year, I’m reminded of just how important a kind word or gesture can be, especially when shared with someone you’ve never met.

Season’s greetings, everyone! I’m Chuck Burgess, CEO at High 5, writing with thoughts of what it means to live our best lives. Being healthy, eating well, doing productive work, and finding time for exercise are part of it. So is having a strong social circle around us. In that respect, I feel truly blessed for the people in my family at home and at

Remembrance Service for Candice ‘Candi’ Corsi | Thursday, December 2nd at 6pm at High 5

By |2022-05-27T06:20:51+00:00December 3rd, 2021|BSAC Community|

Candi’s loss, after a lengthy battle with the coronavirus this past summer, continues to stir in our hearts, but not without the joy she gave us as we played, worked, and laughed alongside her for more than ten years. Tonight, we’ll be sharing our fondest memories of Candi in a short service, followed by a group candle-lighting tribute, and fellowship among her family and friends who knew her best. (Food and light beverages provided.)All members of the community are welcome to attend. For details, call 

CPR classes are now available to the community!

By |2021-05-18T21:16:52+00:00March 26th, 2021|BSAC Community, BSAC News, Water Safety|

BSAC offers the American Red Cross Adult & Pediatric CPR/ First Aid/ AED Certification Class.

The Blended Learning class combines online learning and instructor-led classroom skill sessions. The comprehensive and nationally recognized course will prepare you to recognize and care for a variety of first aid, breathing, and cardiac emergencies involving adults and children.

If you need to

Bricks 4 Kidz Partnership with TRIDENT

By |2021-06-03T19:17:04+00:00January 21st, 2021|BSAC Community, BSAC Mission, BSAC Partners, TRIDENT|

High 5 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 – High 5, a community-based, 501c3 non-profit organization, dedicated to providing regional leadership in after-school programs and sports recreation, proudly announces a new partnership between Team T.R.I.D.E.N.T. the High 5 program for special needs adults and the local chapter of Bricks 4 Kidz, part of a global LEGO® brick-based learning program.

The partnership consists of sorting the thousands of LEGO bricks of all colors,

Pillars in Progress: The High 5 Commitment to Community Partnership

By |2021-06-03T19:21:03+00:00November 22nd, 2020|BSAC Community, BSAC Mission, BSAC News, Featured|

In the last eight months, little has remained the same in the way we live, learn, and play. Yet, the anxiety and apprehension most of us feel has begun to fade slightly. The upside isn’t about taking unnecessary risks in advancing the spread of the Coronavirus; it’s about advancing a greater sense of balance in the cause of life itself for individuals and families throughout our region.

At High 5, that’s what we do.

Since 1963, we’ve been a family-first sports and aquatics facility that’s gone above and beyond the norm to make

BSAC (High 5) Selected as Finalist for Non-Profit of the Year!

By |2021-06-03T19:24:58+00:00June 17th, 2020|BSAC Community, BSAC Events, BSAC News, Featured|

The Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce announced the finalists for its 2020 Business Excellence Awards this past week, and drum roll, please… BSAC/High 5 has been tapped as a finalist for their prestigious Non-Profit of the Year Award.

“This is a tremendous honor for our organization,” said CEO Chuck Burgess. “There are so many hard working, impactful and deserving non-profits in our area, and to be considered one of the best is a testament to our board team, leadership and staff teams, volunteers, donors, sponsors, partners and families

BSAC Partners with Livingstone Academy

By |2020-02-12T18:00:46+00:00January 31st, 2020|Adult Programs, BSAC Childcare, BSAC Community, BSAC Events, BSAC Family, BSAC Members, BSAC Mission, BSAC News, BSAC Partners, BSAC Programs, BSAC Sponsors, BSAC Sports, BSAC Stories, Facility Rental, Featured, Staff, Tennis For Fun!, TRIDENT|

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 in 2014. They quickly built a professional relationship after discovering their common interest in serving the special needs community. As Livingstone Schools continued to grow, so did their need for more space. Livingstone Schools opened its fourth

BSAC After-School Experience Newsletter January 31, 2020

By |2020-02-05T18:15:22+00:00January 31st, 2020|Activities at Barrington, Activities at Bevis, Activities at Brooker, Activities at BSAC (All-Stars), Activities at Fishhawk Creek, Activities at Kingswood, Activities at Mann Middle, Activities at Stowers, Activities Lithia Springs, After-school, All-Stars Newsletter, BSAC Childcare, BSAC Community, BSAC News, BSAC Programs, Early Learning, Featured, Field Trips, Holiday Camps, VPK|

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Leadership Team Retreat

By |2020-01-14T21:20:47+00:00January 14th, 2020|Aquatics, BSAC Community, BSAC Events, BSAC Family, BSAC Members, BSAC Mission, BSAC News, BSAC Partners, BSAC Programs, BSAC Stories, Featured, Staff|

The BSAC Leadership Team recently met for a two-day retreat in preparation for our best year yet! All departments came together for team bonding exercises, communication strategies, and of course, a little fun. New and veteran employees alike gained valuable coaching and training in addition to insight into the organization’s long-term vision.

On the first day, our team brought out their competitive sides at CQ Tactical. Leaders split up into groups to create team names and strategize winning methods for laser tag and an escape room. Everyone worked together towards a common