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Exciting news!

Finally we have confirmation of our return to pool! 12th April is when we shall be returning to pool training. Details will follow with regard to times and sessions but we are expecting to have the same pool time and…

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Return to pool plan

Durham County Council are provisionally saying that the leisure centre will reopen on 2 December, with our club returning on Thursday 3 December. There will however be further meetings between the club and Durham County Council to discuss any matters…

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Training cancellations due to the Chester-le-Street Junior Meet

There will be no training during the weekend of our Junior Meet, 25 – 27 October.

Sports Research Project

The club has been approached by York St John University, we have been asked to support research focused on psychological factors influencing the motivation, performance and wellbeing of youth sport athletes. They are looking for volunteers aged between 12 and…

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BBC Radio 1 Life Hacks podcast about mental health benefits of swimming

This post first appeared on the Swim England website. A new Radio 1 podcast features the positive benefits swimming and aquatic activity can have on mental health. Author Libby Page and Swim England Health and Wellbeing manager Ali Noyce were…

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Fundraising Event – Rough Runner

This year our swimming club have chosen to help raise funds for a fantastic local charity, Heel and Toe. The charity receives no funding from the government and relies heavily on public donations. Heel and Toe have charity places available…

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Junior League 2019 – Information for Gala 1

Junior league 2019 begins with its first round taking place on Sunday 20th January. Swimmers have been selected, names will be available on the website and displayed on the notice board in the viewing area from Tuesday evening. If a…

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Club Presentation Night

This post has been updated. It originally stated that the Christmas Presentation Night was on 12 January. It is in fact on Saturday 19 January. We’re sorry for any inconvenience caused by this error. This year the club presentation night…

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Shrimp Gala – Parent Information

For the attention of any parents and swimmers attending the Shrimp meet this weekend If you would like any information about the shrimp gala, Joanne Palmer will be in the spectator area of the pool on Tuesday from 18:00 –…

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Gateshead and Whickham Summer Meet 2018 Results

Here are the results for the Gateshead and Whickham Summer Meet 2018. Gateshead and Whickham Summer Meet Results