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

  • Interested in joining the North East Water Polo Girls Development Squad?

    This is an open invitation to all girls in the age group born 2001-2004 to join the North East Water Polo Girls Development Squad. Click on title for further details.

  • Autumn Gala Results & 2014 Awards

    A hugely successful Club Gala was held on Sunday 23rd November, where over 280 PBs were achieved along with 24 new Club records set. Well done to all the swimmers who took part, including all the medallists and the record breakers (Hannah Wright, Heather Wilkinson, Katya Chetina, Matthew Rowe and Daniel Morley). Thank you also to all those who volunteered and helped make the day a success.

    At our Winter Splash Bash on the evening we also presented our annual awards, and a huge congratulations to the following:

  • England Talent Success

    Congratulations to Daniel Morley who has been selected for the England Talent Stroke Camp that will take place in the new year. As one of only 6 swimmers in his age/stroke category this is a massive achievement for him and demonstrates his long term potential as he works to further improve on last season's magnificent performances that included a British National Age Group Final and a Scottish National Age Group Gold. Well Done to Dan!

Find us at:


Freeman's Quay Leisure Centre





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