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

  • Club News - August 2015

    Dear all,
    Hope you have enjoyed the break and please see the below Club Information circular:
    1. Training re-commences from Monday 10th August 2015, as am sure most of you are aware. Given that the Squad Moves have taken place and New Timetable will be in effect, I have attached a copy of said Timetable for reference (should it be required).
    2. Coach Announcement - I am pleased to announce that the Coaches for the Development Squads shall be in place from the 10th August 2015:
    * Gold Squad - Maggie Ward
    * Silver Squad - Mike Perry
    * Bronze Squad - Sam Jepson (for those unaware, Sam coached with the Club up until last year, and has now returned to England from a position overseas)
    3. Those whom have registered an interest in the Moor House Activity Weekend shall receive further information in the coming week.
    Wishing all swimmers and players the best for the forthcoming months, and we will endeavour to ensure all members are kept informed and updated on all Club matters.
    Many thanks,
    Brett Baker
  • Club Announces New N&D Christmas Qualifier Meet

    Durham City AS&WPC are delighted to announce a new 2 day meet in December 2015. This meet will be held at Freeman's Quay on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th December and will be aimed at swimmers seeking to qualify for the 2016 N&D County Championships. In addition it will allow younger swimmers the opportunity to gain valuable competition experience with 9 and 10 year olds guaranteed entries to all events (if oversubscribed any reductions will be from the 11 and over age groups).

    Full details are on the attached file and Sportsystem entry files are available from Stephen Wilkinson (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • 2 Coaching Vacancies

    The Club is currently advertising for two paid positions - a Development Coach and a Lead Water Polo Coach. Please click on the link below to access full details.

    Vacancy Details