DASC SWIMMING UPDATES
Reminder that qualifiers for NER Agegroups are due to submit entries by 7.00pm on Tue 26 Apr.
Longfield Pool is now open after the short notice closures on 15 and 18 April. Apologies to those who we did not manage to notify in advance.
Very short notice opportunity for gala entries due in on Tuesday 12 April for:
- Top1, A1 & A2 squads
Wear Valley May Meet Level 3 on 14&15 May
- A3, B1 & B2 squads
Billingham May Time Trial on 15 May
Thank you to all the DASC volunteers, including several swimmers, who helped DASC to host and fund-raise at two Junior League galas at the Dolphin Centre yesterday. The galas ran smoothly and profitably thanks to your involvement.
Thank you also to Steve Jones, our DASC gala official at the first gala.
Brief report on Diddy League page
DASC Times at Harrogate AB Grade Meet 2&3 April
DASC Gala Calendar uploaded
Training Programme from 11 April
It contains a few changes affecting A2 and A3 squads only.
DL Training Programme from 9 Apr-7 May - see Diddy League page
The next Club Swim Shops are on 5th and 19th April
Entries for NER Youth and Senior Championships (15&above) are due in by 7.45pm on Tuesday 5 April. Qualifiers will be notified shortly by e-mail.
On Tuesday Club Nights for the next six weeks at the Dolphin Centre we will be hosting some trainee swimming coaches who are on a Level 2 Coaching Swimming course being run by Ray Butters. The trainees are qualified at Level 1 and DBS checked and will be working with the B squads and A1 and Top1 squads under the supervision of Glen Fenby.
The swimmers selected to be invited to compete in the Corporation Cup on Wednesday 11 May will shortly be notified by e-mail.
March Updates Newsletter
N&D Championships Gala Report
DASC has received a cheque for £111.43 from easyfundraising.org.uk as a result of DASC members and friends shopping online via easyfundraising in the recent quarter. Thank you to all who helped with this. If you have not got involved, please do so. It is easy and costs you nothing. See easyfundraising page for more information.
The DASC AGM will be held on Wednesday 27 April at 7.30pm in the Dolphin Centre. See AGM page for more information.
DASC Times from N&D Championships, 6&7, 27&28 Feb, Sunderland
See Swimming News page for photos of DASC swimmers at the recent N&D Championships. Report to follow.
DASC Times from Middlesbrough AA Grade Gala, 20&21 Feb
Click here for a “Join Darlington Swimming Club” advert by our Head Coach (Glen) and one of our Master Swimmers/Coaches (Iain). Enjoy some fine dance moves!
An advert for DASC?
Monday evening sesisons at Haughton are to change. From 15 Feb there will be no land training. Swimming will be 6.30-8.45pm. Monday land training will recommence on 9 May (tbc)
DASC Times from Rotherham Metro Long Course Gala 23&24 Jan
Many Congratulations to Carol Bottomley, who received an MBE in the recent New Year Honours List. You deserve it!
Higher Executive Officer, West Midlands Regional Team,
Academies Group, Department for Education
For services to Education and voluntary service to Sport in Darlington
Winners of DASC Fun Awards December 15
Updates Jan 16
NER Championships Event Scedule and Qualifying Times have just been published. See Forthcoming Galas page or NER website
Our Swim21 accreditation was revalidated in Dec 2015. Thank you to our Swim21 Co-ordinator, Laurence Murray, for his hard work in seeing this through.
Times from Middlesbrough Christmas Meet, 12&13 Dec
Report from Scottish National Championships 11-13 Dec
Diddy League page updated with 2016 information including fixture dates and venues and age as at date information
If you have any unwanted Christmas gifts (unused and in their original packaging) that would be suitable as Raffle Prizes at future galas, please consider donating them to DASC! Volunteers on the Club Desk will be happy to receive them.
Link to DarloASC Twitter account.
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