DASC SWIMMING UPDATES
From Wed 18 January 2017, and until further notice, A1 squad's Wednesday session will move from Longfield to Haughton EV 6.30-8.00pm to be a joint session with A2 squad.
Updated training programme from Wed 18 Jan
Diddy League Training resumes on Saturdays at Haughton EV 11.45am-1.15pm, starting on Saturday 14 January with DL age swimmers 9&10 years from any squad. See rota on Diddy League page.
All swimmers of the appropriate age are encouraged to attend.
Congratulations to all the winners of the 2016 Squad Awards presented at the DASC Christmas Event and Annual Presentation held at ROF59 on 22 December.
Coaches' Award Winners
There is no Diddy League training on Sat 7 Jan. It should be restarting on Sat 14 Jan. Information about the Diddy League and details about training will be posted on the Diddy League page.
Entries to N&D Championships are invited by Sun 15 January from all DASC qualifiers. Information has been sent out by e-mail, or can be found on Forthcoming Galas page.
Happy New Year to all members, parents and friends of DASC.
DASC Times from Middlesbrough Christmas Meet, 10&11 Dec 16
DASC Times from Scottish Nationals, Edinburgh, 9-11 Dec 16
Membership Renewal Packs will be available to collect at Tuesday Club Nights 6.00-7.30pm in January, if you haven't already collected yours.
All existing members of DASC (swimmer/diver/coach/parent member/volunteer) who wish to continue as members of DASC in 2017 will need to complete, sign and return a 2017 DASC membership form.
All swimmers and divers will need to pay annual DASC membership fees and annual ASA registration fees.
Most swimmers and some divers need to change their monthly standing order payment for squad fees from January.
See Membership page for more information.
DASC Times from Derwentside Christmas Cracker Level 3 Meet, Stanley, 3&4 Dec 2016
DASC Fees 2017
DASC Membership Form 2017
The next opening dates for the club swim shop are Tuesday 10 Jan and 24 Jan 5.30-7.00pm on the poolside at the Dolphin Centre.
Diddy League page updated with the following info:
The dates for the three 2017 Diddy League Division 2 heat galas that DASC will be involved in are:
- Sun 12 Mar at Billingham Forum, warm up 9.00am for 9.40am start
- Sun 2 Apr at Louisa Centre, Stanley, warm up 2.45pm for 3.20pm start
- Sun 7 May at Dunston, Gateshead, warm up 11.50am for 12.30pm start.
The Final will be held on Sun 11 Jun at Tynemouth, time TBC.
If your swimmer is of 2017 Diddy League age, please make a note of these dates and do your best to keep them free. A team to represent DASC will be selected for each of these galas.
The 2017 Diddy League age as at dates have been confirmed as:
- for 9 year olds - 26 Nov 2017
- for 10,11,12 year olds - 31 Dec 2017
So a swimmer who becomes 10 any time after 26 Nov 2017 is a 10 year old Diddy League swimmer
Club Gala Records after Club Gala 4
Skins 2016 Results
Results from Club Gala 4
Many thanks to everybody who played their part tonight helping at the club gala in any way. It was a long night, but there was some excellent swimming and exciting racing.
All swimmers/parents need to remember to record their times in their personal records. Do it soon before you forget!
DASC Times from Tynemouth Winter Gala, Level 3, 19&20 Nov 2016
DASC Times from Glynn Mettam Memorial B Grade Meet, Sheffield, Level 3, Long Course, 19 Nov 2016
NDSA Championships 2017 - Meet Information
Gala Results and Reports page updated
All DASC entrants for Scarborough Gala have had all their entries accepted. If you are booking hotel accomodation, remember to consider booking through easyfundraising if possible.
Updates (Nov 2016)
Club Gala 3 Results (in more detail)
DASC Times from Dander Meet, 9 Oct 16 BOYS GIRLS
DASC Times from NER SC Championships, Sunderland
Age Groups Senior & Junior
Photo of NER swimmers on Swimming News page
Training Programme from Sunday 6 Nov
DASC Updates Oct 16
See Forthcoming Galas page for more information
Complete Results from Darlington Dander October Meet 2016
Thank you very much to the many who helped in any way with the Darlington Dander 2016. See Dander Meet page for an idea of who was involved.
Christian Brown has competed at the World ITU U20 Sprint Triathlon in Mexico. See Swimming News page.