DASC SWIMMING UPDATES
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.
May half-term - all squad training will continue as usual except that there will be no training morning or evening on Bank Holiday Monday 30 May.
Club Swim Shop will be open on only one Tuesday in June on 14 June.
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
Late May 2016 DASC Updates
Welfare page updated with link to new Wavepower 2016/19 document
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.
New Training Programme from 15 May 2016
Information about our first club gala of 2016 to be held on Tuesday 7 June is available on the Club Gala (Main) page
Information about Newcastle Swim Team Summer Meet to be held on 25&26 June is available on Forthcoming Galas page and is open to Top1, A1, A2 & A3 squads. This is the final licensed meet opportunity for most DASC swimmers this season, so don;t miss the opportunity to enter.
Please note the following training sessions are cancelled next week
- Thu 12 May A3 squad at Longfield
- Sat 14 May A2 squad at Hummersknott
- Sat 14 May Diddy League training at Haughton
New Training Programme due out shortly to start on/around 15 May. Watch your e-mails for information.
May 2016 Updates
Photos from Bag Pack
DASC Committee Page updated
The next Club Swim Shop is Tuesday 17 May
Reminder that qualifiers for NER Agegroups are due to submit entries by 7.00pm on Tue 26 Apr.
Longfield Pool is now open after the short notice closures on 15 and 18 April. Apologies to those who we did not manage to notify in advance.
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
DL Training Programme from 9 Apr-7 May - see Diddy League page
On Tuesday Club Nights for the next six weeks at the Dolphin Centre we will be hosting some trainee swimming coaches who are on a Level 2 Coaching Swimming course being run by Ray Butters. The trainees are qualified at Level 1 and DBS checked and will be working with the B squads and A1 and Top1 squads under the supervision of Glen Fenby.
The swimmers selected to be invited to compete in the Corporation Cup on Wednesday 11 May will shortly be notified by e-mail.
March Updates Newsletter
N&D Championships Gala Report
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
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
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!
DASC Times from Rotherham Metro Long Course Gala 23&24 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.