News

Mike Perry 01-Mar-2019

At the start of the year we announced that Durham City’s Charity of the Year would be the Cystic Fibrosis Trust. The Club will be working throughout the year to raise awareness of Cystic Fibrosis and the tireless and fantastic work that the Cystic Fibrosis Trust does. So far we have sold some pancake mixes in jars in support of the charity, asked for donations to the CF Trust for copies of photos taken at our presentation night and we are planning sponsored events and fundraising efforts to raise money across...

Mike Perry 18-Feb-2019

A very successful and enjoyable 2-day Gala was held at Freeman’s Quay in Durham.  We were delighted to have athletes, coaches and supporters from 9 Swimming Clubs in attendance.   The weekend saw some great (and at times nail-biting) races, many new Personal Best times set, medals won and the cheers were fabulous to hear, with team support evident across the weekend in the pool and outside it.  NESS Swimwear attended to help equip athletes from their fantastic range of swimwear and accessories.  The cakes, sweet chest, second hand books,...

Mike Perry 01-Feb-2019

A small group of fabulous volunteers spent 4 hours in B&M Bargains in Gilesgate packing bags.  They raised an incredible £398.98 for the Club!!   Well done and many thanks to all involved and to those who kindly donated.  Thank you B&M for having us.

Mike Perry 07-Jan-2019

Many members, friends and family enjoyed a fun evening at The Durham Centre for our Presentation Evening in January, with a buffet, DJ and some games to get things going.   It was wonderful to see so many members from the Swimming and Water Polo sections receiving cups, trophies and certificates.  The ever-popular Durham City Raffle was back with a huge spread of fabulous prizes and we had a number of very lucky winners that night.  Our 3 parent Photographers, Roger Simpson, Martyn Dunbar and Paddy Ryan took some brilliant photos...

Mike Perry 04-Jan-2019

On December 28th 2018 and January 3rd 2019, we held taster sessions for 6-12 year olds interested in having a go at Water Polo, at Freeman’s Quay.  They were sponsored by Swim England and were well attended and received.

Mike Perry 16-Dec-2018

This morning we had the Durham City Winter Gala held at the stunning Freemans Quay Leisure Centre in Durham’s city centre. This meet is a great opportunity for some of our younger membership to lead the way and show us what they can do over 50m of out and out speed. We had a great and very festive turn out with many of the volunteers wearing Santa hats, Christmas jumpers and even one or two beards. With the older swimmers being out of the water for the early morning racing,...