DASC SWIMMING UPDATES
Opportunities to enter galas:
A1&A2 Squad - South Tyne Spring Meet on 18&19 April
A3 Squad - Middlesbrough AA Grade 18&19 April
See Forthcoming Galas page for more information
All DASC entries for North Tyne Mad March Hare Extravaganza on 28&29 March have been rejected as the gala is very over-subscribed. Refunds can be collected from Lindsey at the Club Desk from tonight.
DASC Gala Calendar 2014-15 updated
Harrogate Spa Town A/B Graded Meet 25&26 April
Entries invited from Top1&2 Squads by 10 March.
See Forthcoming Galas page
DASC Fund-Raisers Spring 2015
DASC Body Shop Fund-Raising Evening Sat 7 March
Information about Main Club Gala 1 on Club Gala page.
Entries due in by 7.15pm on 24 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
As from 20 Feb the Friday land training session for Top1 at Haughton will be cancelled.
Training over February Half-Term continues as usual.
Updated Training Programme from 20 Feb 15
Photo of DASC competitiors at N&D Championships Weekend 1 on Swimming News page. Gala report to follow.
Information about NER LC Championships on Forthcoming Galas page
February Updates Newsletter
Information about North Tyne Gala on 28&29 March at Stanley for A2 squad to enter. See Forthcoming Galas
Diddy League Time Trial Results removed from website and will be sent out by e-mail to relevant squads
Diddy League Time Trials
Thank you to all those who helped at the Time Trials tonight especially if it was your first time volunteering on poolside. Thanks also to the parents for getting your swimmer[s] to the Time Trials.
Sprint Award badges can be purchased at the Club Swim Shop.
Please record PB times in your records for future use.
Arrangements for Diddy League Time Trials and Training on Tue 3 Feb
Swimmers for Diddy League Time Trials Tue 3 Feb
DASC Times Rotherham Metro A&B Graded Meet, Sheffield, 17&18 Jan
Photo of DASC swimmers at Rotherham Metro Gala 17&18 Jan 15
DASC Times from Last Chance Qualifier, Stanley, 10&11 Jan 15
Entry Forms and Fees for N&D Championships must be handed in by 7pm Tue 27 January. Only for those who have achieved qualifying times.
See Forthcoming Galas page
Diddy League Training Rota from 10 Jan
Diddy League page updated
January Updates Newsletter
2 Jan 2015
HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL MEMBERS AND FRIENDS OF DASC
Dates and Venues of 2015 Diddy League Galas. Please put the information on your calendars. Information about DL training this term to follow. DL page updated
Hummersknott Pool is still closed and likely to be out of action until about February half-term. Information about training programme this term to follow when finalised.
DASC Times from NER Championships, 6&7 Dec
DASC Times Middlesbrough Christmas Gala, 13&14 Dec
If you haven't received your Membership Renewal Pack or have any questions about the process, please see Jane Teague. If possible, please return membership forms and annual fees on Tuesday Club Nights 6-8pm. Membership Renewal should be completed by the end of January.
Membership page updated with Membership Form and Information about Fees
swim21 page updated with news of our re-accreditation for another year.
Recently updated version of N&D Championships Order of Events
Click here for further information about N&D Gala Officials' Training Courses to be held at the Dolphin Centre in Jan - Apr 2015
Opportunity to Train as a Gala Official
DASC December Updates
Thank you very much to all those who helped to run our marathon session of Diddy League Time Trials and enduring until the end!
Times from Diddy League Time Trials
DASC Times from Derwentside Christmas Cracker Meet
Hummersknott Pool has had to be closed with immediate effect. There will be no training there until further notice. Please keep an eye on your texts/e-mails/the club website. We are trying to arrange alternative sessions.
Main Gala 4 Results in more detail
DASC Times from BOSSS Winter Festival
Thank you to all who helped us run one or both of the club galas, especially if it was the first time you had volunteered. There was some great swimming.
Novice Gala 2 Results
Main Gala 4 Results
DASC Gala Calendar 2014-15 updated again
Latest DASC Updates (Nov 14)
DASC Gala Calendar 2014-15 updated
See the new History of DASC page for an account of the highlights of the first 100 years of DASC 1882-1982
Information about N&D Championships 2015 is now on the Forthcoming Galas page.
Please note that the dates for the N&D Championships are different from those on the DASC Competition Calendar. Our calendar will be amended and updated.
The ProSwimwear link has been repaired.
Middlesbrough Hallowe'en Meet
Chester-le-Street Junior Meet
Wear Valley Guy Fawkes Meet BOYS GIRLS
We have set up an affiliation scheme with NESS Swimwear. If you order items online at www.nessswimwear.co.uk and use the discount code Darlo2014 at the checkout stage, then you can get 5% discount and the club will get 5% commission. For more information go to NESS page
Brief report on Water Polo Champions on Swimming News page
Congratulations to Michael Cousins and Richard Murray who are part of the Sedgefield WPC team who have just won gold at the ASA National Age Group U15 Water Polo Championships in Manchester. The team is coached by Richard Cousins.
Scarborough A&B Graded Meet is open for entries. Information on Forthcoming Galas page
DASC Times from Dander Meet BOYS GIRLS
Training changes for Top1 Squad:
From Mon 20 Oct the Monday pm session at Haughton will return to 5.30-8.00pm on a temporary basis only (but duration unknown)
Training programme updated
Darlington Dander October Meet 2014 Full Results
Gateshead & Whickham Autumn Invitational Meet, Dunston, 4&5 Oct Times
Back Tank Rotas updated subject to confirmation from coaches - see Training Page
ASA Document on the new Swimming Competition Structure for 2015
(This may be of interest to those swimmers at or near N&D level and above.)
Main Club Gala 3 Results in more detail
Billingham Invitation Time Trial Times
Richmond Dales Gala Times GIRLS BOYS
Main Club Gala 3 - more results
Club Championship Points Totals updated
Qualifiers for Skins Events at Gala 4 (November)
Main Club Gala 3 Results
More detailed results to follow.
Thank you to everyone who helped in any way with the Club Gala tonight.
Our England International diver, 13 year old Emily Bearpark, is applying for a grant from the Mars Milk Play Fund, who give away £300 this month to 10 chosen sports individuals or clubs voted for by the public.
Please visit Emily's entry, and place your vote for her by 25 September.
It is quick and simple to vote.
Article on ASA website about Channel Swim
Farewell photos on Swimming News page
Report and photos on Christian Brown at World Triathlon Championships on Swimming News page
Would you like to train to be a Gala Timekeeper? Click here
Information about Diddy League 2015 is updated on Diddy League page
Potential DASC swimmers for Diddy League 2015
Diddy League Training Programme Term 1 starts on 6 Sep