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.

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

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

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.

6 May

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.

Leeds National Qualifying Meet 22-24 April. DASC Times

May 2016 Updates

Photos from Bag Pack

DASC Committee Page updated

The next Club Swim Shop is Tuesday 17 May

21 Apr

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.

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

5 Apr

DL Training Programme from 9 Apr-7 May - see Diddy League page

24 Mar

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.

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.