DASC SWIMMING UPDATES
Information on DASC at Diddy League Gala 3 Middlesbrough
Sunday 27 Apr
Information about Great North Swim in Lake Windermere on 13-15 June
See also Great Swim website
We have received our Swim21 Certificate, with our accreditation having been validated in December 2013. Thank you to Laurence Murray for steering the club through this process. More information on Swim 21 page.
No land training for Top1 or A2 squad on Wednesday 23 April at Haughton. Swimming training is on as usual.
Success for Michal Ondrej in Sprint Duathlon event.
See Swimming News
Brief write-up of Diddy League Gala 2. See Diddy League page
Use of Back Tank on Tuesdays in April by A3 and A2 squads.
See Training page
We are introducing a new DASC green towel with the new club logo and the option to personalise the towel. These can be ordered from GGGear website. More information
Entries for NER Youth & Senior Championships are invited by 8 April for those who have qualified.
(Closing date for NER BAGCAT Championships is later.)
DASC Diddy League Team for 30 March gala.
Opportunity to enter two more galas:
Middlesbrough Open 9-11 May, closing date 1 April
Wear Valley May Gala 17&18 May, closing date 15 April.
See Forthcoming Galas page for more information
Opportunity for all swimmers from B1 squad & above to enter
Chester-le-Street Open Gala 26 April ONLY. Closing date 1 April.
See Forthcoming Galas page for more information.
20 Mar Updated PROVISIONAL Gala Calendar Mar-Aug 2014
Photos of N&D swimmers on Swimming News page
Main Club Gala 1 - more detailed Results
N&D Championships Weekend 3 8&9 Mar Times Report
Changes to Training in the coming weeks. See Training page
Thank you to all who helped in any way at the Club Gala.
The DASC website has undergone some changes to its layout. Nothing has been removed but some items have been moved, and some new information added. Feedback from club members on the changes is welcome here.
DSE National Junior & Youth Championships - Times and Report
and item on Swimming News page
4 Mar Use of the Back Tank in March by A2 and A3 squads
3 Mar Diddy League Gala short report
Updates to training affecting B1a squad - see Training page
N&D Championships Weekend 2 22&23 Feb - Times and Report
Entries to BOSSS Spring Gala on 5&6 April at Billingham Forum are invited. Closing date Sunday 9 March. See Forthcoming Galas page
Information about the DASC AGM on Monday 28th April. See also AGM page
Michael Cousins is selected for GB Talent Water Polo Training Camps. See News page
DASC Updates (late February) - You should also receive this by e-mail.
Price List of current items available to buy at Club Swim Shop
Updated List of DASC kit available from GGGear
Changes affecting B1a squad and Diddy League 9 year olds on Training page
Please note the change of time for one of our Diddy League fixtures. This is due to the withdrawal of some teams from the League and the need for the entire fixture list to be amended.
The last heat gala on 27th April at Middlesbrough is changed from afternoon to 9.00am for 9.35am start.
We will assume your availability remains unchanged from that stated on your reply slip to the Diddy League Gala Availability letter unless you let us know.
8 Feb Report on N&D Championships Weekend 1 Sprints
6 Feb Report on Darlington Sports Winners Scheme Awards Evening on News page
Times from N&D Championships Weekend 1 Sprints 1&2 Feb 14, Sunderland.
Times from Peterlee Graded Meet, 5 Jan 14, Stanley
Times from Rotherham Metro AB Graded Meet, 18&19 Jan 14, Sheffield GIRLS BOYS.
Information on Diddy League Training and Time Trials on Diddy League Page
1 Jan 2014
Happy New Year to all at DASC.
A new year and a new banner with new logos.
Updated DASC Gala Calendar for Jan-May 2014. Also on Forthcoming Galas Page
New Generic Gala Entry Form for use for all galas. Also on Forthcoming Galas Page
9 Dec 2013 Club Championship Final Results
End-of-Year Presentation Evening
7 Dec Times and Gala Report on NER Short Course Championships 30 Nov &1 Dec at Sunderland
3 Dec Amended Results for Novice Gala BOYS. (Girls results still stand.)
1 Dec Novice Club Gala 3 Results GIRLS
Gala Report on Jay McCabe and James Hume in EFDS Disability National Short Course Championships.
30 Nov Main Club Gala 4 Results
TImes from BOSSS Winter Festival 16&17 Nov 13 at Billingham GIRLS BOYS
Many thanks to Laurence and Sarah Murray who are standing down as A1 squad reps, having done the job for several years while Richard was in A1. They will be replaced by Tracy Coatsworth, mother of Louise Wijkstra.
We also wish to thank Marianne Fry for being A3 squad rep while James was in A3. Karen Prior will continue as A3 squad rep for the present.
Who's Who of DASC Squad Reps - updated
Times from Wear Valley ASC Guy Fawkes Level 3 Meet, 2&3 Nov 13 Girls Boys
DASC Times from Middlesbrough Hallowe'en Level 2 Meet, 26&27 Oct 13
Article on News page about DASC biathletes
Provisional date for the next Darlington Dander Meet is 12th October 2014
NDSA Autumn Graded Level 3 50m Meet, 12&13 Oct at Sunderland - Times
Dander Meet Results
Thank you to all those who helped in any way with the running of the Dander Meet.
Main Club Gala 3 Results
See Main Club Gala page for more updates on Records and Points Totals
Gala Entries open for Scarborough A&B Graded Meet 20-22 June 2014.
See Forthcoming Galas page
Nic Hollindale competes for GB in the World Aquathlon Championships. More info on Swimming News page.
Congratulations to Will Smith on his selection for the N&D County team and the England Perfomance Profiling and Delivery Day. More information on Swimming News page.
Congratulations to Emily Alderson of Top1 Squad for her recent performance in the Newbiggin Sprint Triathlon event, which has seen her qualify to participate in the 2014 European Triathlon Championships in Austria next June. Report on Swimming News page