27 Feb

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

24 Feb

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

19 Feb

DASC Fund-Raisers Spring 2015

DASC Body Shop Fund-Raising Evening Sat 7 March

17 Feb

Information about Main Club Gala 1 on Club Gala page.
Entries due in by 7.15pm on 24 Feb.

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

13 Feb

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

12 Feb

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

7 Feb

Information about North Tyne Gala on 28&29 March at Stanley for A2 squad to enter. See Forthcoming Galas

5 Feb

Diddy League Time Trial Results removed from website and will be sent out by e-mail to relevant squads

3 Feb

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.

28 Jan

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

19 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

8 Jan

Diddy League Training Rota from 10 Jan

Diddy League page updated

January Updates Newsletter

2 Jan 2015


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

Membership Renewal
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.

14 Dec

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

10 Dec

Opportunity to Train as a Gala Official

4 Dec

DASC December Updates

2 Dec

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.

28 Nov

Main Gala 4 Results in more detail

DASC Times from BOSSS Winter Festival

25 Nov

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

23 Nov

DASC Gala Calendar 2014-15  updated again

15 Nov

Latest DASC Updates (Nov 14)

DASC Gala Calendar 2014-15 updated

13 Nov

See the new History of DASC page for an account of the highlights of the first 100 years of DASC 1882-1982

11 Nov

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.

10 Nov

The ProSwimwear link has been repaired.

9 Nov

Times from:
Middlesbrough Hallowe'en Meet

Chester-le-Street Junior Meet

Wear Valley Guy Fawkes Meet  BOYS  GIRLS

3 Nov

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

30 Oct

Brief report on Water Polo Champions on Swimming News page

29 Oct

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.

21 Oct

Scarborough A&B Graded Meet is open for entries. Information on Forthcoming Galas page

20 Oct

DASC Times from Dander Meet  BOYS  GIRLS

14 October

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

13 October

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

6 October

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.)

5 October

Main Club Gala 3 Results in more detail

30 September

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)

23 September

Main Club Gala 3 Results
More detailed results to follow.
Thank you to everyone who helped in any way with the Club Gala tonight.

11 September

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

10 September

Farewell photos on Swimming News page

5 September

Report and photos on Christian Brown at World Triathlon Championships on Swimming News page

3 September

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