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

  • Home Nations Summer Championships

    Any swimmer who wishes to be ranked by their Country of International Representation for Home Nation meets this summer, rather than the default of being ranked on the basis of Country or ranked club is required to email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in line with the process outlined in the article which went out at the opening of the window:


    The deadline for people to change from the default position in this way is 30th April 2015.

  • South Tyneside Spring Meet Results

    A huge well done to the large team of Durham City swimmers who competed at the South Tyneside meet over the weekend of 18/19 April. There were a huge number of PBs and the full results can be downloaded below.

  • 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.