DASC SWIMMING UPDATES
DASC Summer Holiday Training Programme - CLARIFIED (I hope)
Gala entries are invited by 6 August from Top, A1, A2 and A3 squads for the South Tyneside Autumn Meet to be held at Pier Parade, South Shields on Saturday & Sunday on 30 September & 1 October.
DASC Committee 2017-18 Who's Who?
Gala entries are invited by 29 August from Top, A1, A2 and A3 squads for the Durham City Medley Challenge to be held at Freemans Quay Durham on Sunday 15 October.
DASC Competition Calendar 2017-18 Version 1
Gala entries are invited by 1 August from Top, A1, A2 and A3 squads for the Billingham Autumn Meet to be held at Billingham Forum Leisure Centre on 23&24 September.
Gala entries are invited by 12 September from all squads except B3 squad for our own Darlington Dander Meet to be held at the Dolphin Centre on Sunday 8 October.
Swim England North East Age Group Championships Information
28&29 October 2017 at Sunderland Aquatics Centre.
Short Course (25m)
Swim England North East Senior and Junior Championships Information
4&5 November 2017 at Sheffield
Long Course (50m)
DASC Times from Scarborough AB Graded Meet, 16-18 June 2017
Hummersknott Pool is closed for repair work from Monday 3 July until further notice. It will hopefully reopen before the end of term. DASC sessions for A1 and A2 squad at Hummersknott are cancelled.
Tony Day and Iain Hodgson had a successful day competing in the N&D Masters Championships at Haven Point on 2 July. Tony set two new Welsh Masters records and won 3 events and Iain won 50m Free in his age group and recorded his fastest ever 50m Breaststroke time. See Swimming News page for more.
Congratulations to Allison Matthias who recently completed her final assessment to achieve her Level 1 Judge qualification.
From Club Distance Gala:
The Club Swim Shop will not now open on Tuesday 4 July. The next opening will be Tuesday 18 July 5.30-7.00pm. This will be the last opening until September.
Report on Diddy league Division 2 Final on Diddy League page
(Updated) Updates Jun 2017
See Swimming News page for some words and pictures from a busy weekend for DASC swimmers.
Many congratulations to Billie Bache on passing her Judge 2 gala official's qualification at the weekend.
DASC Times from Derwentside Charity Meet, 3&4 June, Stanley
Club Gala 2 Results in more detail
There was an excellent 76% PB rate at this gala. Well done to swimmers and coaches on some fast times and great racing.
Gala Report from NER Championships
DASC Times from NER Championships Sunderland 20,21,27-29 May
Congratulations to Harriet Rogers for winning a gold and a silver at the recent NER Championships. As a results of her performances she has qualified to compete in the British Summer Championships. See Swimming News page for photo. Gala Report to follow.
DASC Times from Wear Valley May Meet, 13&14 May 2017
The next opening dates of the Club Swim Shop on poolside at the Dolphin Centre on Tuesdays 5.30-7.00pm are:
Many thanks to everyone who helped in any way at the recent Club Gala, especially Carol Bottomley for saving the day.
Congratulations to the swimmers on some fast swimming and exciting racing, with an amazing 12 new club gala records being set on the night.
See Club Gala page for results
DASC Newsletter (May 17)
Training Programme from 2 May 2017
The DASC AGM took place on 27 April. Thank you to those who attended. If anyone would like a copy of the annual reports, please see Jane Teague.
Laurence Murray, who has been the Club Chairman for 8 years, stood down from the role at the AGM and Les Mooney has taken over the role.
See Swimming News page for photos of the presentation to Laurence at the AGM on behalf of DASC.
AGM page updated
DASC Committee page updated
Forthcoming Galas page updated
Congratulations to Alice Day from Top squad, who has just competed in the Welsh Long Course (Closed) National Championships at Swansea. She competed in 5 events in the 13/14 age group, finishing 7th on 400m Freestyle and 8th on 800m Freestyle. Well done. See Swimming News page
DASC Times from Sunderland National Qualifier 31 Mar - 2 Apr
DASC Times from Harrogate Spa Town A&G Grade Meet 8&9 Apr
Tony Day and Iain Hodgson at Billingham Masters Gala.
See Swimming News page
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.
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.
N&D Championships DASC Gala Report
DASC Times from Derwentside Development Gala, Stanley, 4&5 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 Times from Rotherham Metro A&B Grade Meet, Sheffield, 21&22 Jan
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
DASC Times from Middlesbrough Christmas Meet, 10&11 Dec 16
DASC Times from Scottish Nationals, Edinburgh, 9-11 Dec 16