Entries by Linda Tjaguns

ASA Coaching Open Water Swimming Courses 2018

The ASA Coaching Open Water Swimming Courses for 2018 are now available for booking.  This IOS course is a blended programme, which incorporates and blends online theory elements of the programme with face-to-face practical sessions. ASA Coaching Open Water Swimming Courses 2018 Post expires at 9:47am on Sunday July 8th, 2018

Post expires at 9:47am on Sunday July 8th, 2018

Christmas Rookie Festival

On Saturday 16th December 2017 there will be a swimming festival held 9am untill 11.30am at Brinkburn Community centre, South Shields. The aim of the festival is to strengthen club links at grassroots level and promote fun in lifesaving sport. All swimmers of any level, 12 and under are welcome to enter : 1 individual […]

Post expires at 10:11am on Friday December 1st, 2017

Swim England Talent Pathway

31st July 2017 Do you dream of taking part in the Olympic Games and even standing on the winner’s podium?  Reading this booklet could bring you closer to achieving this and being part of the future England and British swimming teams! Click here for more information.

Swim England NER Swimming Championships

19th June 2017 The details for the 2017 Regional Winter Swimming Championships are: Swim England North East Age Group Championships – Short Course – 28th & 29th October 2017 at Sunderland Aquatic Centre. Swim England North East Senior Championships – Long Course – 4th & 5th November 2017 at Ponds Forge, Sheffield.

Darlington Town Centenary Swimming Gala

This is an annual event where 7 Darlington Schools compete against each other and is well supported.  There were some outstanding team and individual races from the following schools – Hummersknott Academy, Hurworth, Education Village, Wyvern Academy, Carmel College, Longfield, Polam Hall. 5 new records included:- Event 6 – Girls Open 1 length Butterfly = […]

2018 Commonwealth Games Volunteering Opportunities

22nd March 2017 The England Swim Team for the 2018 Commonwealth Games is currently advertising four volunteer posts for the Games in the Gold Coast next year. The positions they are advertising can be viewed below: Commonwealth Games Team Manager Advert. Commonwealth Games Team Manager role. Commonwealth Games Assistant Team Manager Advert. Commonwealth Games Assistant […]

ASA NER Annual Report 2015-16

18th August 2016 The ASA North East Region Annual Report is now available to view from the period 1st April 2015 to 31st March 2016. To download a copy of it, please click here: ASANER Annual Report 2015-16.


February 25th 2016 Aquazone is an interactive online magazine and community for 9-15 year old Category 2 ASA members at English clubs, whether they be swimmers, divers, synchro swimmers or water polo players. Packed with a great feed of news, interviews, features, reader letters and competitions, with a social community including timelines, a club hub, community […]

Water Polo Success for Scott Carpenter

January 4th 2016 Scott Carpenter, 27, of Sedgefield Water Polo club based at Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre and who started playing the game at 5 years old, has achieved many great things in his Water Polo career that have totally transcended the amateur game in this country.  For the past 4 years he has been […]

ASA NER Senior, Junior and Age Group Championships 2015

2nd November 2015 Draft programmes for the 2015 ASA NER Senior, Junior and Age Group Championships have been released. Please can you have a look through them and report any errors and omissions to Ian Proud at swimming@proudys.plus.com via your club competition secretary. The programmes can be downloaded here: ASA NER Senior/Junior Championships (25m) 2015 […]

Visually Impaired Friendly Swimming Online CPD

The IoS have just released a new online CPD module for teachers and coaches on how to include people with a visual impairment within aquatic sessions. The i-Learn course consists of five modules, including Understanding Visual Impairment and Accessible Swimming.  For further details on the course, please click here. Please be advised the i-Learn online […]