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

  • Wear Valley - Level 3 Meet 13th/14th May 2017

    Wear Valley - Level 3 Meet 13th/14th May 2017

    Closing date for Durham swimmers is 29th March!

    All swims are £4.50 per entry and must be paid for at the time of submission.

    Payment can be made by either:

    • Cheque (in the red box at freemans quay)
    • Bank transfer using code WV and swimmers name. 

    Swimmers should check with their squad coach if they are unsure about which events to enter. 

    See the Flyer on the Events page here..

  • Latest Gala News

    Accepted / Rejected Entries


    Upcoming Gala Closing Dates for DCASC Swimmers

    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 - 31/01/2017 - 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
    Noth Tyneside Mad March Hare 2017 - 01/02/2017 - Payment Code - NT


    Results from Peterlee and Derwentside Level 3 Meet can be found here

    Results from Middlesbrough Christmas Meet 2016 can be found here
    Results from DCASC 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

     Any problems please contact Stephen Wilkinson.


  • Christmas Holiday 2016 Training Schedule

    Click here see the Festive Period training timetable (Updated Monday 22/12/2016)

  • Winter Splash Bash 2017

    On Sunday 27 November 2016, over 200 members and supporters converged on Ramside Hall Hotel for the Club's annual Winter Splash Bash. A fantastic evening was had by all, as we celebrated the Club's successes over the last 12 months. Well done to all the medal and certificate winners, and a special congratulations to the 2016 trophy winners:

    Age Group Trophy winners:
    9yrs - Katy Cooper & Quinn Morton
    10yrs - Brooke Illingworth & Tom Jobling
    11yrs - Lucia Baker & Joshua Royle
    12yrs - Izzy Fear & Harry Nicholson
    13yrs - Jenna Lister & Thomas Graham
    14yrs - Rosa Pollard Smith & Jonathan Stones
    15/ov - Melissa Carter & Will Robinson

    Water Polo Player of the Year: Hannah Stones
    Ken Spirit Cup: Robert Hunt
    Kevin O'Neill Shield: Emma Simpson

    A huge well done to all the winners and thank you to Jacqui Wallace and her team for organising another hugely successful evening. We would also take this opportunity to wish all of our members and supporters a very Merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous 2017!