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

  • Wear Valley Results

    Well done to all the swimmers who represented the Club at the Wear Valley meet over the weekend of 16/17 May. The full results can be downloaded by clicking onto this article.

  • VACANCY: Water Polo Lead Coach

    4 hours per week

    (Wednesdays 6-8pm & Sundays 5-7pm)

    Voluntary Basis

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Water Polo Lead Coach, qualified to a minimum of UKCC/QCF Level 1, at Durham City Amateur Swimming and Water Polo Club. The position’s main responsibilities are as follows:

    • Determining the Water Polo programme and content at all levels
    • Devising a rolling 12-month forward training programme for all of the Water Polo Sections
    • Monitoring the Water Polo programme for all squads to ensure that the agreed programme is delivered
    • Determining the coaching rota
    • Organising the provision of coaching to cover absences when necessary
    • Determining the criteria for squad membership and ensure fair and regular assessments of Water Polo Players

    The successful candidate must be willing to undertake Level 2 (if not already) qualification within 6 months. The Club will assist with funding professional development opportunities such as UKCC/QCF Qualifications, NVQ; BTEC & YMCA courses providing they are beneficial to the above position.

    For further information, please contact Judy Power, Water Polo Secretary.

    We would like the successful candidate to start ASAP

  • Swim North East Club Newsletter May 2015

    The latest Swim North East newsletter is now available and can be accessed if you click on the link above. Please note that you must be logged into the Members area to access the links or attachments on News items - e-mail Dave Low if you require log-in details.