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

  • Development Coach Vacancy

     An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Development Coach, qualified to a minimum of UKCC Level 2 at Durham City Amateur Swimming and Water Polo Club.

    8 hours per week (Salary dependent on qualifications and experience.)

     To express an interest and/or apply for the above position please do not hesitate to contact the Club Secretary, Laura Tustin - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

     The closing date for applications is: Monday 8th December 2014

    Interviews for shortlisted candidates will take place the week commencing 15th December 2014.

  • 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!

  • Medley Challenge Results

    A huge thank you to everyone who supported our sixth annual Medley Challenge on 9th November. A large number of volunteers and officials gave up their whole day to ensure the meet ran smoothly, and a particular thank you to Carolyn Loughlin for all her hard work.

    Thank you also to the visiting Clubs - we hope you enjoyed the day and we look forward to seeing you back next year!

    The full results are now available and can be downloaded by clicking on this article.

Find us at:


Freeman's Quay Leisure Centre





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