21 July

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17 July

Summer Holiday Training Programme

July Newsletter

16 July

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 carolbottomley@ntlworld.com 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

14 July

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.

13 July

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.

6 July

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.

2 July

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

19 June

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

17 June

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.

13 June

DASC will not be attending Newcastle Gala on 11&12 July. Please collect your refunds from the Tuesday Club Desk.

11 June

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.

9 June

Rota for Saturday Training sessions at Haughton updated on Training Page

29 May

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.

27 May

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.

26 May

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.

21 May

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.

20 May

Times from:
Billingham May Day Time Trial, 17 May
Wear Valley May Meet, 16 & 17 May  BOYS   GIRLS

12 May

DASC Times from NER Senior and Youth Championships, 9&10 May

9 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.

3 May

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

30 April

Richard Murray in Winning Water Polo Team. See Swimming News page

28 April

Back Tank Training Rotas updated

DASC Times from Middlesbrough AA Grade Meet

DASC Times from South Tyneside Spring Meet BOYS  GIRLS

16 Apr

Photos of Bag Pack winners on Fund-Raising & Social  Page

9 Apr

Report and results from Good Friday Bag Pack.
It appears that even a Bag Pack is competitive!

4 Apr

Fund-raising & Social page updated with recent totals for the Easter Raffle and the Good Friday Bag Pack.

25 Mar

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

17 Mar

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'. 

11 Mar

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.

10 Mar

Brief report on Diddy League Gala 1 on Diddy League page

N&D Championships Weekend 2, 28 Feb & 1 Mar 15, Sunderland

24 Feb

DASC Gala Calendar 2014-15 updated

19 Feb

DASC Fund-Raisers Spring 2015

14 Feb

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

12 Feb

Photo of DASC competitiors at N&D Championships Weekend 1 on Swimming News page. Gala report to follow.

February Updates Newsletter

15 Jan

DASC Times from Last Chance Qualifier, Stanley, 10&11 Jan 15

8 Jan

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.