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Gateshead and Whickham Amateur Swimming Club

Based in the North East Of England, supporting competitive swimming and swimming for fun.

To find out more about the club and how to join click here

Condolences: Sad passing of ex GAW swimmer and coach

It is with great sadness that we share the news that former GAW swimmer and coach Graham Pearson has passed away.  Read more here.


Report: Derwentside Invitational Development Meet

Our swimmers were in action on 6 October – read a full report here.


British and Swim England Nationals Report 2018

Congratulations to all seven of our swimmers who competed at the British Swimming Championships and the Swim England National Meet.

Read the full report here.







Three GAW athletes receiving help to further coaching careers

As part of our club long term Teacher and Coach development plan, three of our athletes have been selected for financial support in their Coaching and Teaching career.


Read more here.



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