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   swim21-logo   accredited club.  

Our principal activities are competitive swimming and water polo.

Latest News

  • Have you paid the Club's Annual Membership Fee?

    All members of the Club should have received an email requesting payment of the Club's Annual Fee which is due at the latest by 21st February. Please click on this article to see further details.

  • Winter Gala Results & Records

    A massive congraulations to all those who raced at the Club's Winter Gala. The full results can be downloaded below.

    There were also 13 new Club Records set, including one which has stood for 14 years! A special well done to the following:

  • Club Winter Gala Entries

    The entries list for the Club's Winter Gala to be held on Sunday 18th January can be downloaded below. Please check for any errors and notify This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Find us at:


Freeman's Quay Leisure Centre





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