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

  • North Tyne Mad March Hare Report

    Please find a link for the Mad March Hare Report Here!

    Well done to all swimmers who competed!

  • DCASC Summer Gala 2017

    DCASC Summer Gala 2017

    25th June 2017 - Freemans Quay Leisure Centre, Durham!

    Online Code for Summer Gala is G1 each event is £3 !

    Get your entries sent to Stephen Wilkinson.

    Check out the flyer on the events page.

  • N & D Championships Report 2017

    Over the weekends of the 4th/5th and 25th/26th February, 23 qualifiers from Durham City travelled to the Sunderland Aquatic Centre for the County Championships. After our great success in the Youth & Senior section in 2016 (6th overall) we looked at progressing our Age Group points total (98pts in 2016) this time around.

    In total our swimmers came away with 3 Gold, 5 Silver, 3 Bronze, 11 x 4th place finishes, 30 x top 10s, a British leading time and an all-time county leading time!

    GOLD (3)

    Brooke Illingworth (50 Fly), Harry Nicholson (50 Free), Matthew Cairns (50 Back)

    SILVER (5)

    Matthew Cairns (50 Free, 50 Fly), Harry Nicholson (100 Back, 100 Fly), Ben Rutherford (MC 100 Back)

    BRONZE (3)

    Harry Nicholson (200 Back), Ben Rutherford (MC 100 Free, MC 50 Free)

    4th Place

    Brooke Illingworth (50 Back, 50 Brst, 200 IM), Leia Davison (400 IM), Harry Nicholson (200 Free, 50 Back, 100 Back, 50 Fly), Melissa Carter (200 Fly), Rosa Pollard Smith (200 Back), Thomas Graham (200 Brst)

    Top 10s

    Harry Nicholson (100 Brst, 400 IM, 200 IM, 400 Free, 50 Brst), Oliver Smith (1500 Free, 200 Back, 200 Fly), Rosa Pollard Smith (50 Back, 100 Back, 50 Free, 100 Fly, 200 IM, 50 Fly), Melissa Carter (400 IM, 100 Brst, 200 Brst), Brooke Illingworth (100 Brst, 200 Brst, 100 Fly), Leia Davison (100 Brst, 200 Fly, 50 Brst, 200 Brst, 200 IM), Joshua Royle (50 Back), Tom Brumwell (200 Back), Thomas Graham (200 IM, 50 Brst), Tom Jobling (50 Fly).

    Also Competing

    Benjamin Dowsett, David Dowsett, Isobel Fear, Sam Dunbar, Samuel Parrish, WilliamRobinson, Heather Wilkinson, Lucia Baker and Kate Morley.


  • Durham City ASC Annual General Meeting

    Please see the follwoing details for this years AGM: 

    Date/Time: 12 noon 5th March 2017 
    Location: Dance Studio - Freemans Quay
    Paticipants: All members/parents welcome