Junior League Friendly

5 Clubs came together at Freeman's Quay on Sunday 29 January 2017 to prepare for the forthcoming Junior League series by competing in the annual Friendly Gala hosted by Durham City. Swimmers from North Tyne, South Tyneside, Consett, Gateshead & Whickham and Durham City raced over 51 events with lots of points on offer. After an exciting morning of racing, the trophies were won as follows:


9yrs - North Tyne

10yrs - Gateshead & Whickham

11yrs - Gateshead & Whickham

12yrs - North Tyne

Overall - Gateshead & Whickham


A huge well done to all of the swimmers who took part, and a big thank you to all the officials, coaches and volunteers who made the event possible. We wish good luck to all the teams competing in the Junior League series this year!

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 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.


Winter Splash Bash 2016

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!


Success at the County Durham Sport & Physical Activity Awards 2016

 The Club is delighted to announce that it has been named Junior Sport Club of the Year at the County Durham Sports Awards for the Durham and Chester le Street area. At the awards ceremony held at Durham Town Hall on 22 September, the Club was named as the winner having been nominated after an excellent 2015/16 season. These awards celebrate success in all sports with a huge array of local sporting stars in attendance. The keynote speaker was Steve Cram, fresh back from his time commentating at the Rio Olympics.

 Congratulations must also go to Sophie Hole, Junior Competitive Coach and Honorary Lifetime Member, who was shortlisted in the category of Volunteer of the Year, and to Daniel Morley and Oliver Smith who were both shortlisted in the category of Young Sporting Achievement of the Year, after excellent seasons.

 The Club now goes forward to the County Awards event on the 14 October at Ramside Hall Hotel, where it will compete against the other 3 local winners for the title of the County Junior Sport Club of the Year!

Club Update

Please note that the following documents have been updated in the Members Section

  • Galas - Competing Guide
  • Policies - Student Holiday Membership
  • Policies - Health and Safety
  • Policies - Late Collection of Children

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 

Swimming - Training Changes

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


Junior League 2016 Update

In 2016 a band of warriors from DCASC took on the gargantuan task of dispatching fellow athletes form other local clubs. A contest was held and that contest was called the Junior League. A myth to some; the pinnacle of a years worth of hard training, planning and focus to others.

In the beginning there was a friendly. Fresh from the training pool DCASC took to the poolside of their very own Freemans Quay. The coaches tense, the swimmers ready and raring to go.

The Friendly - Freemans Quay
1st – Durham City Black (232 Points)
2nd – South Tyneside (213 Points)
3rd – North Tyneside (169 Points)
4th – Tynedale (154 Points)
5th – Derwentside (144 Points)
6th – Durham City Red (41 Points)

Coming away from the very first gala, even though a friendly one leaves us with a lovely taste for success but naturally somethings to look at. Back to the drawing board.


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