DASC SWIMMING UPDATES

29 July

All DASC swimmers from Top1, A1,2&3, B1&2 squads are invited to enter the Darlington Dander October Meet to be held on Sunday 9 October at the Dolphin Centre. The closing date for DASC entries is Tue 13 September at 7.00pm. (Entries from other clubs  need to be in earlier than this date.) See Forthcoming Galas page for information. Look out for an e-mail about it.

27 July

The following training sessions are cancelled:

  • Fri 5 Aug     Top1 and A1    HEV    6.30-8.30pm
  • Fri 12 Aug    A3                 Longfield    4.45-6.15pm
  • Fri 19 Aug    Top1 and A1   HEV    6.30-8.30pm

20 July

Gala entries invited from Top1 and A1 squads for Richmond Dales Back to School Gala to be held at Freeman's Quay, Durham on 17&18 Sep.
The closing date for entries is Sun 31 July at 7.00pm. Information on Forthcoming Galas page

Gala entries invited from A2 and A3 squads for Billingham Autumn Open Meet to be held at Billingham Forum on 24&25 Sep.
The closing date for entries is Tue 2 Aug at 7.00pm. Information on Forthcoming Galas page

19 July

Club Gala 2 results in more detail

15 July

Summer Holiday Training Programme

Over the summer holidays the DASC Club Desk will be manned on Tuesdays (6.00-7.00pm), but in general will not be open on Sundays.

12 July

Club Distance Gala 10 July Times
BOYS   GIRLS

DASC Club Championship Points Ongoing Totals
Club Gala Records

10 July

B squads training on Sunday in the Back Tank - see rota on Training page

8 July

DASC Times from Scarborough A&B Grade Meet, 17-19 June
BOYS  GIRLS

7 July

Tony Day set two new Welsh Masters records at the N&D Masters Championships. See Swimming News page.


1 July

Who's Who - DASC Committee 2016/7

DASC Times from Newcastle Swim Team Summer Meet

27 June

Fun on the beach at Scarborough - see Swimming News page

23 June

Photos of DASC swimmers at NER Championships, May, Jun 2016 on Swimming News page

16 June

Club Gala 1 Results in more detail

2016 Club Championship Points Total after Gala 1

NER Age Group Championships
Gala Report   Times

14 June

The dates of opening for the next DASC Swim Shop are:
  • 5 July
  • 19 July
  • 9 August
  • 6 September

10 June

Have you looked at the new Fundraising page to find out how to make money for the club using easyfundraising?

9 June

See Swimming News page and   Report  on Christian Brown who has just qualified to compete in the ITU World Age Group Sprint Championships to be held in Mexico in September

8 June

Club Gala 1 Results

4 June

See Swimming News page for photo of Darlington Masters swimmers at the recent European Master Championships at the London Aquatics Centre. Gala Report.


23 May

Preliminary information about our 7th Dander Meet is available on the Dander Meet page
DASC members - please note that the gala is not yet open for entries.

Thank you to Dave Stewart (father of Hannah and Abby) who has volunteered to take on the role of Swim 21 Co-ordinator for DASC.

DASC Times from:
Wear Valley Level 3 May Meet  BOYS   GIRLS
Billingham Invitational Time Trial  Times

19 May

Late May 2016 DASC Updates

Welfare page updated with link to new Wavepower 2016/19 document

16 May

Rota for B squads training on alternate Sundays on Training page

On the Diddy League page
  • Gala report from Billingham Gala on 8 May
  • Results after the heat galas, and what next
  • Rota for Diddy League training on Saturdays at Haughton 11.45am-1.15pm for the rest of this term. This is open to any swimmer of 2017 Diddy League age, whether or not you have been involved in Diddy League training or galas before. Watch out for an e-mail with more information about this.
Forthcoming Galas page updated with information about Club Galas

10 May

New Training Programme from 15 May 2016

Updated Gala Calendar May- Jul 2016

6 May

Leeds National Qualifying Meet 22-24 April. DASC Times

May 2016 Updates

Photos from Bag Pack

DASC Committee Page updated

11 Apr

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


17 Mar

March Updates Newsletter

15 Mar

N&D Championships Gala Report


8 Mar

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.

DASC Times from N&D Championships, 6&7, 27&28 Feb, Sunderland

2 Mar

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
Boys   Girls

17 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!

5 Feb

DASC Times from Rotherham Metro Long Course Gala 23&24 Jan
Boys   Girls

10 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

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.