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Burns Meet 2019
Information for the 2019 Burns Meet on 26 and 27 January 2019 is now available
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Harrogate Gala Warm-up Times

Warm-up times for the Harrogate Summer Meet.


  • 12:30 for a 13:30 start
  • 17:00 for a 18:00 start


  • 10:00 for a 18:00 start
  • 14:30 for a 15:30 start

Accepted and Rejected Entries for Gateshead and Whickham Summer Meet

Here are the accepted and rejected entries for the Gateshead and Whickham Summer Meet. If you have any questions, please contact galas@chesterlestreetasc.co.uk.

We apologise for the delays with these accepted entries. There have been some problems as this meet has been heavily over subscribed.

Wear Purple for JIA – Friday 8 June

#WearPurpleforJIA is a campaign started by two JIA mums in 2015 to raise much needed awareness and funds for children and young people living with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. There are an estimated 12,000 children and young people living with JIA in UK!

If you’d like to take part or donate this Friday, please wear purple. We’ll be taking donations on the night.

Swimmers for Junior League 2018 Gala 4 at Middlesbrough

The swimmers listed below will be representing Chester-le-Street ASC at the fourth round of the Junior League 2018. (Note that the fourth round is our third gala)

Swimmers must travel to the competition at the Neptune Centre, Middlesbrough, on the coach provided by the club. The coach will leave at 13:20, but please arrive before 13:15 so that we can depart on time.

All swimmers will need to wear their red Chester-le-Street ASC t-shirts when poolside and must also wear red Chester-le-Street ASC hats when swimming.

  • Adam Nichol
  • Alex Clark
  • Alexander Rice
  • Alexander Pearson
  • Brandon Pye
  • Charles Simpson
  • Chloe McCarthy
  • Elina Purvis
  • Erin Creighton
  • Eryna Creighton
  • Faith Ormeregbe
  • Finlay Barton
  • Holly Bodinner
  • Isobel Ormeregbe
  • Jamie McCormick
  • Jayden Bell
  • Jayden Ledger
  • Jessica Sowerby
  • Katie Palmer
  • Keiren Riddell
  • Lauren Heppell
  • Lucy Reed
  • Luke Turnbull
  • Lydia Hall
  • Willhelmina Gibson Lee
  • Natasha Rice
  • Oliver France
  • Oliver McKee
  • Oliver Tones
  • Samuel Parker
  • Scott Owen
  • Sophie Angus
  • Zach Larsen
  • Zahra Turnbull

Visit our Junior League 2018 page for more information.

Session Cancellations due to Gala – Friday 15 – Sunday 17 June

A number of sessions will be cancelled on the weekend of Friday 15 to Sunday 17 June due to the gala taking place at Harrogate.

Friday 15 June

  • A & B1 – Cancelled
  • B2 – Cancelled
  • B3 – Cancelled
  • C – Cancelled
  • D – Cancelled
  • E – Cancelled
  • Small pool squads will run as normal

Saturday 16 June

  • A & B1 – Cancelled
  • B2 – Cancelled
  • B3 – Cancelled

Sunday 17 June

  • A & B1 – Cancelled
  • B2 – Cancelled
  • B3 – Cancelled
  • All squads at Chester-le-Street will run as normal

We apologise for any disruption caused.

Gateshead and Whickham Summer Meet – Open for Entries

The Gateshead and Whickham Summer Meet 2018 is now open for entries through the online entry system. We have stopped accepting paper entries, and all entries must now be made online. Contact support@chesterlestreetasc.co.uk for help with this new system if you need it.

Further information is available on the page for this gala. CLS ASC Closing date – 1 June 2018.

Educational Workshop for Parents at SENER Age Group Championships

An education workshop for parents of age group swimmers will take place on Sunday 20th May at Leeds Aquatics Centre.

The session will cover how parents can support the development of their Age Group and Youth Swimmer.

  • When: Between morning and afternoon pool sessions (approx 1pm to 2pm).
  • Where: Denison Suite, Leeds Aquatics Centre (located at the rear of the spectator area).

The session will be led by Swim England Talent Officer, Fred Furniss.

No need to book, just come along.

Summer Closure Dates for 2018

The club will close for the summer break on Saturday 18 August, with the final sessions being on Friday 17 August.

Some specific sessions will finish for summer earlier than this date.

  • Metafit will finish on Friday 24 July
  • The final Sunday session at Birtley will be on Sunday 29 July
  • The final Castleview session will be Monday 23 July
  • The final morning session at Chester-le-Street will be Thursday 26 July, though morning sessions on Saturday 4 and Saturday 11 August will run as normal.

The club will reopen on Friday 31 August, though some sessions will start again later.

  • Metafit will return for the session on Friday 7 September.

Our small pool squads will close during the same period as all other squads this year.

Responses to queries by email or social media may be delayed during this period.

Results for Junior League Gala 3

Here are the results from Gala 3 of the Junior League

  1. Tynemouth, 222 points
  2. Borough of Stockton, 180 points
  3. Sunderland, 167 points
  4. Newcastle, 163 points
  5. Gateshead and Whickham, 141 points
  6. Chester-le-Street ASC, 112 points

The next Junior League competition will be at Middlesbrough.