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

  • Update on Youth & Senior NERS

    The first weekend of the age group heats will be as per the original schedule with the Age group finals on the Saturday and Sunday starting at 5PM NOT  3:30PM

    The Second weekend of the Age Group Championships are not affected!

    The youths and Seniors will start at 1PM  on Saturday and Sunday 20th and 21st May with the warm up at Noon as per the attached revised schedule on the event page.

    The remainder of the Seniors competition will be on Monday 29th May. 

    The full revised schedule for the Youths and Seniors can be found on the event page.

    Anyone who can no longer compete in the competition because of the changes please get in touch with Stephen Wilkinson ASAP.

  • NER LONG COURSE Youth and Seniors

    Due to the John Charles Centre swimming pool being damaged the ASA NER Youths and Seniors event this week end has been cancelled!

    The are plans to merge the Youths and Seniors and the Age Group competition together at Sunderland at the end of May.

    Full details of the changes will be sent to swimmers affected when the details of the changes are available. 

  • Swimming Timetable

    Swimming Timetable 29th/ 30th April


    Training Freeman's Quay

    Training this Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th will take place at the normal times at Freeman's Quay , owing to the cancellation of the Chester le Street gala.

    Bank Holiday

    Please note that due to the forthcoming Bank Holiday there shall be NO training  Monday 1st May 2017.

  • Wear Valley Accepted Swims

    Wear Valley Accepted Entries 13th & 14th of May

    Please find attached the accepted swim for Wear Valleys meet on the 13th & 14th of May.

    Accepted Entries found here

    Any errors/changes need to be given to Stephen Wilkinson by the 28th of April