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

  • Derwentside Development Meet Results & Meet Reports

    Congratulations to all the swimmers that competed at the Derwentside Development Meet this weekend! The club finished with a massive 17 Gold, 15 Silver, 18 Bronze and a PB Strike Rate well over 60%! The full results can be downloaded by clicking into this article.

    Also now available through this article are the meet reports from the NER Long Course Championships, Blyth Christmas Meet and the Peterlee & Derwentside Last Chance Meet from earlier in the season.

  • Annual General Meeting 2015 Notice

    The Durham City Amateur Swimming and Water Polo Club’s Annual General Meeting will take place on

    Sunday 22nd March 2015 at 11:15 a.m at

     Freeman’s Quay Leisure Centre, in the Dance Studio.

    The volunteer committee which represents the Club’s members is formally appointed at the AGM and I hope that you will attend this meeting and show your support.

  • Inter-Club Friendly Gala Results

    A huge well done to everyone involved in the 2015 Inter-Club Friendly Gala, held at Freeman's Quay. We welcomed teams from Consett, North Tyne, Tynedale and South Tyneside for our annual Junior League format competition. The racing was fast and close, and the support was loud!! The final points were as follows:

    1st - South Tyneside (237)

    2nd - Durham City Black (226)

    3rd - Tynedale (186)

    4th - North Tyne (165)

    5th - Consett (148)

    6th - Durham City Red (55)