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Summer Holiday Training Programme
Darlington ASC is pleased to announce that their annual Dander Gala will take place again this year.
Due to the temporary closure of the Dolphin Centre Pool for refurbishment we are taking our gala to Billingham Forum Leisure Centre on Sunday 4th October 2015.
Schedule of events and conditions
Upper Cut-off Times
Visiting clubs - please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for the entry file.
DASC club members - info available on Forthcoming Galas page
Top 1&2 squads and A2 squads - opportunity to enter Richmond Dales ASC Back to Pool Gala at Freemans Quay, Durham on 19&20 September. Entries close on 28 July. See Forthcoming Galas page
Training Rotas (Saturdays, Sundays and Tuesdays) updated on Training page
Main Club Gala 3 Results
More detailed results and club gala records to follow at some stage.
Thank you to everyone who helped out in any way at tonight's club gala. It was a great team effort. well done also to the swimmers and coaches for some great swimming and racing.
Lost Property - possibly from a younger sibling of a B squad swimmer - one girl's white cardigan aged 2-3 years, left on the poolside at the Dolphin Centre tonight. See Jane Teague if it belongs to you.
B Squads training is on tomorrow 5.10-6.00pm before the Club Gala, and will include the B squads' gala warm up from 5.45pm.
A1 squad - Sunday land training suspended for July and August
9-12 year olds - Saturday training at Haughton suspended but planned to take place on Saturdays 1,8 and 15 August. More information to follow.
Club Distance Gala Results BOYS GIRLS
Club Championships Points Totals after Distance Gala
Gala Report from NER Age Group Championships 6,7,13,14 Jun 15
DASC Times from NER Age Group Championships W/E 1 W/E 2
DASC Times from Scarborough ASC A&B Graded Meet, 19-21 June 15
Reminder that the Club Distance Gala is on Sunday 28 June 5-7pm. Entries are closed. There is no training for Top2, A1 or A2 squads on that evening. Training for Top1 squad on Sunday morning is cancelled because of the gala. All B squad training on Sunday evening is on as usual.
Forthcoming Galas page updated
New date for Final Club Gala of 2015 14 July.
All DASC swimmers are encouraged to enter.
Entries due in by 7pm on Tue 7 July.
See Club Galas (Main) page for details
Photo of NER Age Group swimmers on Swimming News page.
Congratulations on all the swimmers who qualified and competed at Regional level. Report to follow.
DASC will not be attending Newcastle Gala on 11&12 July. Please collect your refunds from the Tuesday Club Desk.
Top1 squad - there will be no more land training for the rest of this season on Thursdays at Haughton after the session on Thursday 18 June.
Rota for Saturday Training sessions at Haughton updated on Training Page
Club Gala Results in more detail:
Novice Club Gala Results
Main Club Gala 2 Results
Congratulations to Harriet Rogers for setting 3 new Club Gala records and to Chloe Oliver and Adam Howell for setting one each.
A1 squad- please note that because of busy gala commitments for DASC, there will be no Sunday land training on Sundays 7,14,21,28 June and 5 July.
Land training will resume after that until 2 August (inclusive) TBC.
Thank you to all the volunteers who helped out in any way at the Club Novice and Main Galas tonight.
Well done to the swimmers for some great swimming and exciting racing.
Please remember to record your Personal Best Times in your personal records.
The Club Swim Shop will be open next Tuesday 6.00-7.30pm if you want to buy any Sprint Award badges.
DASC Updates Newsletter for May 2015
Jay McCabe has recently competed in two International Para (Disabled) Swimming Meets, one in Glasgow and one in Berlin. See reports on Swimming News page.
Billingham May Day Time Trial, 17 May
Wear Valley May Meet, 16 & 17 May BOYS GIRLS
DASC Times from NER Senior and Youth Championships, 9&10 May
See Training Page for new use of Saturday training sessions at Haughton EV 11.45am -1.15pm targetted at swimmers from any squad but of specific ages to cover specific skills.
Thank you to those who attended the AGM on 29 April. See the Committee page for our new DASC Committee 2015-16.
At the AGM we adopted a new Club Constitution
DASC Times from Harrogate Spa Town AB Graded Meet
Richard Murray in Winning Water Polo Team. See Swimming News page
Back Tank Training Rotas updated
DASC Times from Middlesbrough AA Grade Meet
DASC Times from South Tyneside Spring Meet BOYS GIRLS
Photos of Bag Pack winners on Fund-Raising & Social Page
Report and results from Good Friday Bag Pack.
It appears that even a Bag Pack is competitive!
Fund-raising & Social page updated with recent totals for the Easter Raffle and the Good Friday Bag Pack.
Congratulations to Lucy Proctor on achieving her Level 1 Coach Qualification. Lucy is to be our new B1 squad coach with immediate effect.
There will be some minor changes to training on Thursdays at Longfield affecting B1, B2 and A3 squads, starting from 2 April.
Updated Term-time Training Programme
Photos and stories from Body Shop Fund-Raising Event
New Fund-Raising & Social page set up.
Diddy League page updated with information on Diddy League training and time trials
Congratulations to Harriet Rogers (A1 squad) who has been invited on a NDSA Training Camp on 18 April for 11&12 year old N&D Championship medallists. It will be run by Fred Furniss, the ASA Talent Development Officer for the North of England, and will consist of a pool session followed by a presentation session on 'Preparing for the Race Day'.
Results Main Club Gala 1
Thank you to everyone who helped make the gala work - officials, marshals, runners, squad helpers, those selling raffle tickets and sweets, those in the poolside office and the spectators for their support.
The attendance was high, and there were many excellent performances.
Well done to the coaches and swimmers for a good night of racing.
Please remember to record your PBs.
Brief report on Diddy League Gala 1 on Diddy League page
N&D Championships Weekend 2, 28 Feb & 1 Mar 15, Sunderland
DASC Gala Calendar 2014-15 updated
DASC Fund-Raisers Spring 2015
N&D Championships Weekend 1, 7&8 Feb 15, Sunderland
Times Report Photo on Swimming News page
DASC Times from Billingham Invitational Time Trial, 18 Jan 15
Photo of DASC competitiors at N&D Championships Weekend 1 on Swimming News page. Gala report to follow.
February Updates Newsletter
DASC Times from Last Chance Qualifier, Stanley, 10&11 Jan 15
Diddy League Training Rota from 10 Jan
Diddy League page updated
January Updates Newsletter
2 Jan 2015
DASC Times from NER Championships, 6&7 Dec
DASC Times Middlesbrough Christmas Gala, 13&14 Dec
swim21 page updated with news of our re-accreditation for another year.