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.



We would like to thank Jonny Carlisle from Bath ITC for coming along and offering his expertise on backstroke. All swimmers who attended gained a lot of insight into world class backstroke. 

See Matthew Gibson meet the Duchess of Cambridge and others on the Sports Aid website or visit gallery page for a preview.


 Do you have any old fins? We are looking for equipment to replace worn out equipment. If you do bring them along on a Friday night or pass to a committee member.
 Congratulations Luke Belton Luke has been selected as part of Guernsey's team for the Commonwealth Games. For more information click here.

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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.