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   Swim 21 Logo 2016   accredited club.  

Our principal activities are competitive swimming and water polo.

Latest News

  • Latest Gala News

    Accepted Entries


    Upcoming Gala Closing Dates for DCASC Swimmers

    NER Short Course - 07/10/2016 (see Gala for more info) - Payment Code - NS
    Derwentside Christmas Cracker - 16/10/2016 Noon - Payment Code - DW
    DCASC - Autumn Gala - 11/11/2016 - Payment Code - AG
    Peterlee & Derwentside New Year Meet - 01/12/2016 - Payment Code PD
    2017 N & D Long Champs = 11/01/2017 Noon - Payment Code ND


    Results from Durham City Medley Challenge 2016 can be found here
    Results from Richmond Dales Back to Skool gala 2016 can be found here
    Results from City of Sunderland Summer Splash 2016 can be found here
    Results from Durham City Summer Gala 2016 can be found here
    Results from NER LC Age Group Championships can be found here

     Any problems please contact Stephen Wilkinson.


  • Swimming - Training Changes

    Due to the Pool Programme changes the training timestable have been updated for all squads bar Academy and Sapphire


  • Success at the County Durham Sport & Physical Activity Awards 2016

     The Club is delighted to announce that it has been named Junior Sport Club of the Year at the County Durham Sports Awards for the Durham and Chester le Street area. At the awards ceremony held at Durham Town Hall on 22 September, the Club was named as the winner having been nominated after an excellent 2015/16 season. These awards celebrate success in all sports with a huge array of local sporting stars in attendance. The keynote speaker was Steve Cram, fresh back from his time commentating at the Rio Olympics.

     Congratulations must also go to Sophie Hole, Junior Competitive Coach and Honorary Lifetime Member, who was shortlisted in the category of Volunteer of the Year, and to Daniel Morley and Oliver Smith who were both shortlisted in the category of Young Sporting Achievement of the Year, after excellent seasons.

     The Club now goes forward to the County Awards event on the 14 October at Ramside Hall Hotel, where it will compete against the other 3 local winners for the title of the County Junior Sport Club of the Year!

  • Latest Judging Courses

    Please find details of upcoming Judges courses

    14/09/2016 - Darlington- click here for further details

    05/10/2016 - Stanley - click here for further details