DASC SWIMMING UPDATES

15 Nov

Latest DASC Updates (Nov 14)

DASC Gala Calendar 2014-15 updated

Middlesbrough Christmas Gala 13&14 Dec Information.
Open to A2 & A3 squads. Closing date Sunday 23 November, so don't delay.

13 Nov

See the new History of DASC page for an account of the highlights of the first 100 years of DASC 1882-1982

11 Nov

Information about N&D Championships 2015 is now on the Forthcoming Galas page.
Please note that the dates for the N&D Championships are different from those on the DASC Competition Calendar. Our calendar will be amended and updated.

10 Nov

Are you thinking of buying your swimmer some new swimwear or equipment for Christmas? If so, please consider shopping at the Club Swim Shop or at two online stockists that we are affiliated to, NESS and ProSwimwear. By using any of these three, you can help raise funds for the club ans save yourself some money.
Click here for more information.

The ProSwimwear link has been repaired.

9 Nov

Times from:
Middlesbrough Hallowe'en Meet

Chester-le-Street Junior Meet

Wear Valley Guy Fawkes Meet  BOYS  GIRLS

3 Nov

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

30 Oct

Training for Top1 squad on Monday 10 November at Haughton will be 6.00-8.30pm because of repair work being done.

Brief report on Water Polo Champions on Swimming News page

29 Oct

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 Groupo U15 Water Polo Championships in Manchester. The team is coached by Richard Cousins.

27 Oct

Main Club Gala 4 - Information and Gala Entry Form
See Main Club Galas page for more details

Novice Club Gala 2 - Information. Gala Entry Form not required
See Novice Club Gala page for more details

21 Oct

Scarborough A&B Graded Meet is open for entries. Information on Forthcoming Galas page

20 Oct

DASC Times from Dander Meet  BOYS  GIRLS

14 October

Training changes for Top1 Squad:

From Mon 20 Oct the Monday pm session at Haughton will return to 5.30-8.00pm on a temporary basis only (but duration unknown)

Training programme updated

13 October

Darlington Dander October Meet 2014 Full Results

Gateshead & Whickham Autumn Invitational Meet, Dunston, 4&5 Oct  Times

Back Tank Rotas updated subject to confirmation from coaches - see Training Page

6 October

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.)

Please note that because of gala commitments for swimmers and/or coach the following Sunday A1 squad land training sessions will not take place -
Oct- 5th, 12th & 26th
Nov- 2nd & 30th


5 October

Main Club Gala 3 Results in more detail

2 October

On Forthcoming Galas Page entries are invited by 14 October for:
  • BOSSS Winter Festival 15&16 November - Top1 & 2 squads

Also by 21 October for:

  • Derwentside Christmas Cracker 29&30 November - Top1 & 2 and A1 squads
  • Rotherham Metro Long Course Graded Meet 17&18 January 2015 - Top1 & 2 squads
Check your e-mails for all this gala information

30 September

Billingham Invitation Time Trial Times

Richmond Dales Gala Times  GIRLS  BOYS

Main Club Gala 3 - more results
Club Records updated
Club Championship Points Totals updated
Qualifiers for Skins Events at Gala 4 (November)

Training Changes
Friday 3 October Top1 Squad.
No land training but swimming training is on as usual

Sunday 5 October A1 Squad
No land training becuase of G&W gala. Swimming is on as usual

Sunday 12 October All squads
No swimming or land training because of Dander Meet

26 September

Training programme updated. Morning Training at the Dolphin Centre will now start at 6.15am as from next week (w/c 29 Sep)

25 September

On Forthcoming Galas page gala entries are invited by Tue 30 Sep for:
  • Middlesbrough Hallowe'en Open Meet 25&26 Oct - Top1 & 2 squads
  • Chester-le-Street Junior Gala 24-26 Oct - A1 and A3 squads
  • Wear Valley Guy Fawkes Meet 1&2 Nov - A1 & A2 squads

    Check your e-mails for all this gala information

24 September

NER 25m Championships - Events and Qualifying Times

23 September

Main Club Gala 3 Results
More detailed results to follow.
Thank you to everyone who helped in any way with the Club Gala tonight.

19 September

Please note that the Town Hall car park (on the site of the old bus depot) will close on Sunday 21 September.
Click here for information on alternative car parks near the Dolphin Centre.

16 September

Back tank rotas updated.

11 September

Our England International diver, 13 year old Emily Bearpark, is applying for a grant from the Mars Milk Play Fund, who give away £300 this month to 10 chosen sports individuals or clubs voted for by the public.
Please visit Emily's entry, and place your vote for her by 25 September.
It is quick and simple to vote.

Article on ASA website about Channel Swim

10 September

Farewell photos on Swimming News page

5 September

Report and photos on Christian Brown at World Triathlon Championships on Swimming News page

3 September

Would you like to train to be a Gala Timekeeper? Click here

Information about Diddy League 2015 is updated on Diddy League page

Potential DASC swimmers for Diddy League 2015
Diddy League Training Programme Term 1 starts on 6 Sep

1 September

Gala Entries invited for Gateshead & Whickham Autumn Invitational Meet.
See Forthcoming Galas Page

28 August

Latest DASC Newsletter DASC Updates (Sep 14)

26 August

Report on Jay McCabe at National Championships

DASC Gala Calendar 2014-15

Back Tank Training Rotas on Training Page


15 August Times from Sunderland Summer Splash

12 August

Iain, Glen and David raise over £4000 for charity. See Swimming News page for more details.

21 July

Iain completes his Triple Challenge. See News Page

15 July

Glen, Iain and David swim the Channel for charity. See News page

11 July

Christian Brown qualifies to compete in the World Triathlon Championships. See article on Swimming News page