Welcome to Derwentside Amateur Swimming Club


Derwentside Amateur Swimming Club train at both Belle Vue Swim Centre, Consett and the Louisa Centre, Stanley coached within the Leisureworks Swimming Development Scheme. The performance swimming coach for the Swimming Development Scheme is Paul Woodley.


Home Meets

Home Meets - 2014/15

Derwentside ASC host several galas at the Louisa Centre, Stanley throughout the year. Confirmed dates so far are:- 

Developmental Graded Meet Level 3:

Aimed at swimmers who have just achieved N&D times and below. Should the meet be over-subscribed, entries will be rejected from the top down in each age group.


Charity Meet Level 3:

Derwentside Christmas Cracker :


Club Gala :

Burns Meet 

January 24th & 25th Information

Last Chance Meet:

Jointly hosted with Peterlee ASC



Durham ASC are pleased to confirm that they have been able to rearrange the gala for Sunday 9th November 2014 - all other details will remain the same, and the "age up" date will remain the 19th October so no swimmers will need to change age groups.
If any swimmer cannot now swim, please let us know and a full refund will be provided. Likewise, if you have any new swimmers to enter.

Congratulations to Mathew Gibson for being selected for World Class Potential. Matthew is mentioned on British Swimming site here.

Fundraising is important to the day to day running of the club, please read a message from Paul on About the club/membership page. 
Middlesbrough Halloween Meet There are no rejections from this meet.
Please note the revised time of the Warm up to be 08:00 hrs

For information about new swimming pathway (nationals and home nation events) click here.

Pelaw Grange Dog Stadium- 1st November Please see Debbie Gibson for your tickets asap. This is an important fundraising event which needs your support and a chance to meet up, chat and relax together.

Wish 2014 

Please start collecting as soon as possible - see Elaine for more information and collection cards.
Watch out for the Wish Supplement and 1st tokens in the Chronicle on Monday 13th October.
A fantastic home delivery offer at the Chronicle means you can have the Chronicle delivered direct to your home Monday to Saturday for a great price of just £1.00 per week, that includes paper and delivery!!! This offer runs for 13 weeks then it goes to £3.00pw, there is no ties at all you are free to cancel at anytime!!
This offer is available to all new home delivery customers so please share this with family, friends and all members of your groups.
If you need any further information or want to take up this offer, please email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it." target="_blank" rel="nofollow">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 0191 2043379

Raise money for Derwentside ASC whenever you shop online
 It's very simple - just visit http://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/derwentsideasc  to register and shop with over 2000 well known retailers like Amazon, Argos, M&S, eBay and many more. Whenever you buy something, the retailer makes a donation to Derwentside ASC. They've helped other causes raise over £5,000,000 so it really does work.
It won't cost you a penny extra to shop through easyfundraising and you can even save money with special offers and voucher codes.
Plus, if you register before 1st October you'll automatically receive one entry into a free prize draw to win an Apple MacBook Pro worth over £1,000 courtesy of Viking!

When you submit your entries for a gala you will receive an automated email to confirm your entries. Only enter those events recommended by your coach. The competition secretary, and head coach also receive this email and so if you get the automated reply you can be sure that they have and the entry will be processed in due course. When entries have been processed, and your swimmers details have been forwarded to the club hosting the gala, you will receive an email to confirm entry and payment details.