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Christmas Closure

Details of when the Leisure Centre will be closed for training can be downloaded >>here

Christmas Gala Results

These are available via our results page.  Well done to everyone who competed.


Qualification period for British Summer Championships announced 18 November 2014 

The establishment of a new British Summer Championship for 2015 was announced in October as the first headline component of a broader British Swimming Performance Pathway Strategy.

Qualification to this event and to the associated English, Scottish and Welsh end of season competitions will be via invitation based long course rankings produced following a specific qualification period. For 2015 the qualifying period is defined as follows:

All appropriately licensed/accredited long course competitions in the period 13 March to 31 May 2015 (inclusive);
Results from the following specific events will also be included in the qualification rankings:

ASA North West Regional Championships (6 - 7 June 2015)
ASA North East Regional Championships (6 - 7 and 13 - 14 June 2015)
ASA Midlands Championships (6 - 7 June 2015)
ASA East Regional Championships (6 - 7 and 13 - 14 June 2015)

It is anticipated that qualification lists will be published on 10 June, with any additional qualifiers from the above 13 - 14 June events to be published on 17 June.

It is expected that all ASA Regional long course Championships will fall within the main qualification period from 2016 onwards.

The new competition structure has been designed to expose an even greater number of young, talented swimmers to national competition whilst at the same time providing a firm foundation to ensure Britain sees more of its exciting junior talent transition to becoming successful senior athletes.

The 2015 British Summer Championships will be held 28 July – 2 August, in Sheffield.  


Would the parents/carers of swimmers who will have their 9th birthday between 1st January 2015 and 31st December 2015, please see Gail Burns (membership secretary) as soon as possible (no later than 30th November 2014) to complete a category 2 ASA registration form.

This form needs to be completed to enable the swimmer to take part in galas and junior league, if requested, during the first few months of 2015.

Your cooperation is much appreciated in this matter.

Gail Burns

Updated Website

Please note that Chester le Street ASC now have a new website:  www.chesterlestreetasc.org.
Over the coming months, the old website will be disabled, so it is recommended that you bookmark the new site.

What we offer

In pursuing our mission, we offer the following to our members: 

A structured programme of training that is geared to the development of individual swimmers

A high standard of coaching from qualified coaches on swimming technique, fitness and motivation

The opportunity to take part regularly in appropriate competitive events, including the club’s own galas

The opportunity to participate in social events to promote a friendly atmosphere as well as to raise funds for the club

Easily accessible information on club activities and developments (through the noticeboard, website etc)

Chester le Street Swimming Club has been established since 1975 and over this time, has achieved significant success. We have swimmers who have represented Great Britain and many achieving success, in national, regional and local competitions. The standard throughout the club is very high both in swimming and coaching terms.

Over the next few pages you find information on galas, results, details on how to join the club, nutrition, pages for children and up to date information on up and coming events, socially, regionally and nationally. To help us raise vital funds for the club we have linked up with a selection of retailers who offer our club a percentage on every purchase made through our on-line store. Why not have a browse today and help the club at the same time. Please click on the affiliates link at the bottom of the this page to find a selection of great stores.

Our site is updated on a regular basis, if there is any information you think we should know about please email us at the above address. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Mission statement 2013
Chester-le-Street Amateur Swimming Club aims to develop swimmers from the Chester-le-Street and surrounding area. Swimming, we believe, helps to develop self-disciplined, healthy and confident young people. We seek to encourage our members to achieve their full potential in the sport, to be the best swimmers that they can be. We are a club that is inclusive and we welcome swimmers from all backgrounds and all levels. We promote excellence and aim to achieve successful competitive performance from our swimmers. We do this by offering a professional but friendly, enjoyable swimming environment with a high standard of coaching and support.



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