Durham City Aquatics (DCA) caters for all swimmers, competitive, non-competitive, adult & disability.

Swimmers completing swimming lessons will start their DCA journey in either our Entry Squad or Junior Development squad, details of which can be found here:

Entry Squad / Junior Development

Swimmers wishing to transfer from other clubs will need to contact Club Secretary, Kelly Dunbar to organise a trial session:


Adult swimmers can find details of our Masters (Age 18+) group on the link below:


Swimmers with disabilities or additional needs can find details of our Sapphire squad on the link below:


Swimmers progressing through the squads can either take a competitive/performance route or a non-competitive route (ideal for multi-sport athletes), details of the squad structure / athlete pathway and the criteria for each group can be found below:

Structure & Criteria