DASC SWIMMING UPDATES
DASC Updates Newsletter for May 2015
Jay McCabe has recently competed in two International Para (Disabled) Swimming Meets, one in Glasgow and one in Berlin. See reports on Swimming News page.
Opportunities to enter final gala of 2014-15 season:
Top 1&2 squads Sunderland Summer Splash 4&5 July
A2 squad Newcastle Summer Gala 11&12 July
See Forthcoming Galas page
DASC Distance Gala Sunday 28 June 5-7pm. Details and Gala Entry Form on Main Club Gala page
Billingham May Day Time Trial, 17 May
Wear Valley May Meet, 16 & 17 May BOYS GIRLS
Opportunity for A1 squad to enter Pool's Out Gala to be held at Louisa Centre, Stanley on 4&5 July. See Forthcoming Galas page
DASC Times from NER Senior and Youth Championships, 9&10 May
See Training Page for new use of Saturday training sessions at Haughton EV 11.45am -1.15pm targetted at swimmers from any squad but of specific ages to cover specific skills.
Thank you to those who attended the AGM on 29 April. See the Committee page for our new DASC Committee 2015-16.
At the AGM we adopted a new Club Constitution
DASC Times from Harrogate Spa Town AB Graded Meet
Land training for A1 squad is cancelled on Sunday 3rd, 17th and 24th May.
Richard Murray in Winning Water Polo Team. See Swimming News page
Back Tank Training Rotas updated
NER Youth & Senior Championships Draft Programme
DASC Times from Middlesbrough AA Grade Meet
DASC Times from South Tyneside Spring Meet BOYS GIRLS
No training on either of the May Bank Holiday Mondays, 4&25 May.
The school pools are closed.
Information about DASC Main Club Gala 2, 26 May.
Entries due in 12 May.
Information about DASC Novice Club Gala, 26 May
Photos of Bag Pack winners on Fund-Raising & Social Page
Report and results from Good Friday Bag Pack.
It appears that even a Bag Pack is competitive!
Fund-raising & Social page updated with recent totals for the Easter Raffle and the Good Friday Bag Pack.
Congratulations to Lucy Proctor on achieving her Level 1 Coach Qualification. Lucy is to be our new B1 squad coach with immediate effect.
There will be some minor changes to training on Thursdays at Longfield affecting B1, B2 and A3 squads, starting from 2 April.
Updated Term-time Training Programme
Photos and stories from Body Shop Fund-Raising Event
New Fund-Raising & Social page set up.
Diddy League page updated with information on Diddy League training and time trials
Club Gala 1 Results in more detail, Club Gala Records, Club Championship Points
Congratulations to Harriet Rogers (A1 squad) who has been invited on a NDSA Training Camp on 18 April for 11&12 year old N&D Championship medallists. It will be run by Fred Furniss, the ASA Talent Development Officer for the North of England, and will consist of a pool session followed by a presentation session on 'Preparing for the Race Day'.
Results Main Club Gala 1
Thank you to everyone who helped make the gala work - officials, marshals, runners, squad helpers, those selling raffle tickets and sweets, those in the poolside office and the spectators for their support.
The attendance was high, and there were many excellent performances.
Well done to the coaches and swimmers for a good night of racing.
Please remember to record your PBs.
Brief report on Diddy League Gala 1 on Diddy League page
N&D Championships Weekend 2, 28 Feb & 1 Mar 15, Sunderland
From 8 March and until further notice there will be some changes to training on Sundays at the Dolphin Centre affecting Top1&2 squads and A2 squad:
- Top1 squad to train 8-10am
- A2 (whole squad) to train 5-7pm
- Top2 squad to train with A1 squad 5-7pm
DASC Gala Calendar 2014-15 updated
DASC Fund-Raisers Spring 2015
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
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
DASC Times from Last Chance Qualifier, Stanley, 10&11 Jan 15
Diddy League Training Rota from 10 Jan
Diddy League page updated
January Updates Newsletter
2 Jan 2015
DASC Times from NER Championships, 6&7 Dec
DASC Times Middlesbrough Christmas Gala, 13&14 Dec
swim21 page updated with news of our re-accreditation for another year.
Click here for further information about N&D Gala Officials' Training Courses to be held at the Dolphin Centre in Jan - Apr 2015
DASC December Updates
Times from Diddy League Time Trials
DASC Times from Derwentside Christmas Cracker Meet
Main Gala 4 Results in more detail
DASC Times from BOSSS Winter Festival
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
Latest DASC Updates (Nov 14)
See the new History of DASC page for an account of the highlights of the first 100 years of DASC 1882-1982
The ProSwimwear link has been repaired.
Middlesbrough Hallowe'en Meet
Chester-le-Street Junior Meet
Wear Valley Guy Fawkes Meet BOYS GIRLS
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
Brief report on Water Polo Champions on Swimming News page
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.
DASC Times from Dander Meet BOYS GIRLS
Darlington Dander October Meet 2014 Full Results
Gateshead & Whickham Autumn Invitational Meet, Dunston, 4&5 Oct Times
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.)
Main Club Gala 3 Results in more detail
Billingham Invitation Time Trial Times
Richmond Dales Gala Times GIRLS BOYS
Main Club Gala 3 - more results
Article on ASA website about Channel Swim
Farewell photos on Swimming News page
Report and photos on Christian Brown at World Triathlon Championships on Swimming News page
Information about Diddy League 2015 is updated on Diddy League page