Welcome to Durham City Amateur Swimming and Water Polo Club.

Founded in 1861 and based at Freeman's Quay in Durham City, we are the second oldest swimming club in England and over several generations our members have succeeded in competition at the highest levels. We are proud of our history and of our members who have helped shape the sports of swimming and water polo over the decades.

We are affiliated to the Amateur Swimming Association and are a   Swim 21 Logo 2016   accredited club.  

Our principal activities are competitive swimming and water polo.

Latest News

  • Durham School Parking Notice

    Could parent please refrain from parking in the school car park on the following evenings.  This will effect those at academy lessons/jp and jc
    • 22/11/2016 - Tuesday
    • 29/11/2016 - Tuesday
    • 30/11/2016 - Wednesday 
  • Latest Gala News

    Accepted / Rejected Entries

    DCASC Autumn Gala - any errors contact Stephen Wilkinson ASAP

    All entries for the Derwentside Gala have been rejected. All swimmers who have entered this Gala may now submit entries for the Middlesbrough Gala the following weekend. Swimmers who did not enter Derwentside but were in the invited squads may also submit entries for Middlesbrough

    Upcoming Gala Closing Dates for DCASC Swimmers

    Middlesbrough Christmas Meet - 03/11/2016 - Payment Code  - MC 
    DCASC - Autumn Gala - 11/11/2016 - Payment Code - AG
    Peterlee & Derwentside New Year Meet - 21/11/2016 - Payment Code - PD ** changed (was 01/12/2016)
    City of Sunderland New Year Meet 2017 - 07/12/2016- Payment Code - SN
    DCASC Valentines Gala - 31/12/2016 - Payment Code - VG
    DCASC Winter Gala 2017 - 08/01/2017 - Payment Code - WG
    2017 N & D Long Champs - 11/01/2017 Noon - Payment Code - ND


    Results fromDCASC Autumn Gala can be found here
    Results from NER SC 2016 (Age Group) can be found here
    Results from NER SC 2016 (Seniors and Juniors) can be found here
    Results from City of Sunderland Short Course Qualifier 2016 can be found here
    Results from Durham City Medley Challenge 2016 can be found here

     Any problems please contact Stephen Wilkinson.


  • New Academy Groups

    Please click here for further details

  • Swimming - Training Changes

    Due to the Pool Programme changes the training timestable have been updated for all squads bar Academy and Sapphire