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

  • Water Polo North East Region Trial

    The ASA Inter-Regional Championships (2001 and under) take place in Walsall on 6th/7th December 2014.

    Trials will be taking place for boys born 2001 and later for the North East Regional Team on 26th October 2014 at Maltby Leisure Centre, Maltby, Rotherham S66 8JE. This is a one off trial and the squad will be selected on the day.

  • ASA Competitive Pathway Document

    The Club has received details of the new domestic competition structure from the ASA. Please click on the attachment to download full details.

    Further information will be available shortly and will be distributed once received.

  • 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.


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Freeman's Quay Leisure Centre





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