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 Members Nominated for Awards

    Congratulations go to all of the members of Durham City Amateur Swimming & Water Polo Club who were nominated in the County Durham Sport and Physical Activity Awards 2014. As well as the Club itself being nominated in the category of Junior Sports Club of the Year, Laura Tustin was nominated for Volunteer of the Year, Katherine Hill for Young Volunteer of the Year and Lyndon Longhorne and Daniel Morley for Young Sporting Achievement of the Year.

    The nominees were invited to a presentation evening at Durham Town Hall on 25th September 2014 which was a celebration of all the hard work put into sport and physical activity in the area.

  • New Website Live

    September 2014.

    DCASC is pleased to announce its new website which contains up to date information from the Club.

    If you are a member please use your login details to REVEAL the "Members Section" tab.

  • Margaret Shotten & Katherine Hill awarded Aquaforce Volunteer Awards

    August 2014.


Find us at:


Freeman's Quay Leisure Centre





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