DASC SWIMMING UPDATES
DASC Swim Shop. The opening dates in April will be on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the months ie 4 & 18 April
Congratulations to Tim Walsh of B2 squad who competed in the CP National Championships in Nottingham on Sunday 26 March. He swam in the 15/18 years age group on 50m Butterfly, and came FIRST by time and by disability points in this agegroup. Tim greatly enjoyed the experience.
Entries are invited by Tue 4 April at 7.30pm from Top, A1, A2, A3 and B1 squads for the Chester-le-Street Open Meet to be held at Durham (please note) on 29&30 April. This gala is open to swimmers age 10 and above on 30 Apr 2017.
Full gala information and entry form. See also Forthcoming Galas page
Diddy League training rota for 18 and 25 March - revised version. See Diddy League page
Well done to our Diddy League swimmers who competed in their first heat gala at Billingham on Sunday 12 March, finishing in 3rd place in Division 2. See Diddy League page for brief report.
Entries are invited by Tue 4 April at 7.30pm from Top, A1, A2, A3 and B1 squads for the Wear Valley May Meet to be held at Bishop Auckland on 13&14 May. This gala is open to swimmers age 10 and above on 31 Dec 2017.
Full gala information and entry form. See also Forthcoming Galas page.
Sunderland National Qualifier - DASC Acceptances and Rejections
N&D Championships DASC Gala Report
DASC Times from Derwentside Development Gala, Stanley, 4&5 March
All the best to the 2017 DASC Diddy League team in their first gala at Billingham on Sunday 12 March
Photos and brief highlights of DASC at N&D Championships on Swimming News page. Gala Report to follow.
DASC Times from N&D Championships
DASC Gala Calendar updated
The DASC Diddy League team for the first gala at Billingham Forum on Sun 12 March with gala information has been e-mailed out to [parents of] all DASC swimmers of DL age.
DL training on Saturday 4 & 11 March will be ONLY for the selected team swimmers. Information about DL training after 11 March will be issued at a later date. See Diddy League page.
The DASC AGM will take place on Thursday 27 April at 7.30pm in the Dolphin Centre (Stephenson Suite). All adult DASC members are encouraged to attend.
Elections for the next DASC Committee will take place at the AGM. Nomination forms for the Committee will be posted on the DASC noticeboard at the Dolphin Centre shortly. Please consider helping the club out by joining the committee. More information is available on the AGM and the Committee pages.
The next opening dates for the Club Swim Shop are Tuesday 7 & 21 March at the Dolphin Centre 5.30-7.00pm.
The car park behind Darlington Town Hall will be permanently closed from Mon 27 February to make way for the new Riverside Park. Be prepared to make use of the Feethams Multi Storey Car Park or other parking facilities.
All DASC swimmers are invited to enter the first Club Gala of 2017 to be held on Tue 14 March. The closing date for entries is 28 February at 7.30pm.
Gala Information and Entry Form
See updated Club Gala page for more information.
DASC Times from Rotherham Metro A&B Grade Meet, Sheffield, 21&22 Jan
See Forthcoming Galas page for information on NERASA Championships in May 2017
List of DASC Acceptances for Scarborough Gala 16-18 Jun 2017.
Please note that we have not yet been notified about which pool the gala will be held in.
Swimmers must be ASA registered at Category 2 by the time they swim in this gala. See Jane Teague nearer the time if an upgrade is required.
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
DASC Times from Derwentside Christmas Cracker Level 3 Meet, Stanley, 3&4 Dec 2016
DASC Fees 2017
DASC Membership Form 2017
Diddy League page updated
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
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.