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REPORT: Richmond Dales Back to Pool

Back to the pool for Potential Squad   First gala of the season and our chance to try out some of the skills the swimmers have been working on over the last couple of months.   A good mix of events from 400 metres down to 50 metres.  Starting the morning off was the girls 400 […]

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REPORT: Potential squad at May galas

The month of May was to say the least, quite a busy month for Potential Squad swimmers. The first weekend saw us off to Sheffield, to start off the regional campaign with Sarah Wright and Hannah Brown.  Both of them competed in multiple events and with limited training they still managed to achieve personal best […]

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REPORT National Para Swimming Championships 2019

Travelling to the, Beatles’, Mecca of the world, Liverpool; Rebecca Allan was taking part in the National Para Championships for the first time. Having recently managing to get her classification, Rebecca was ready to show the Para world what she can do. She was competing in the Front crawl events 50 and 400m and 100m […]

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NEW GO Gateshead: Introducing a new barefoot policy

Below is an extract from the Go Gateshead website regarding their “NO OUTDOOR SHOES POLICY” on poolside at Gateshead pools. Introducing our new barefoot policy  At GO Gateshead we’re passionate about providing exceptional customer service, and if we can do so while also doing our bit to help the environment, everyone’s a winner. That’s why we’ve introduced a new barefoot policy.  From Friday […]

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REPORT Middlesbrough AA Grade Gala

Half term weekend gala at Middlesbrough AA Grade Gala – 23rd – 24th February 2019   Potential swimmers worked hard in training for this gala which included sprints to middle distance events. So the swimmers arrived for the gala with a well deserved confidence.   After an early start, the first session swimmers started to […]

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UPDATED Sports Grant Application

Did you know that your child could qualify for a Gateshead Council Athletes Support grant?   Talented athletes living within Gateshead boundaries could qualify for individual grants of £100, £200 or £400.  Here’s all you need to know and the application form: Gateshead Council – Sports Grant Application

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NEW Scottish Nationals Report

Congratulations to our swimmers who competed at Scottish Nationals  Several of Team GAW’s Junior and Youth swimmers concluded their Short Course season with a bang at the Royal Commonwealth Pool in Edinburgh, taking on a star studded field at the Open Scottish Nationals. Friday belonged to age-groupers Naomi Parker, Elif Celikay, and Ellie Houghton who […]

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REPORT Derwentside Christmas Cracker

Derwentside Christmas Cracker: 1-2 December 2018 Well welcome to December! On a dark foggy morning we arrived at the Louisa Centre, Stanley. This was quite an important event with regards to obtaining qualifying times. Even though it was colder inside the pool, the swimmers managed to amass a copious amount of selection boxes by being successful […]

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NEW EasyFundraising

We’re registered – There’s no catches or hidden charges Did you know that whenever you buy anything online – from your weekly shop to your annual holiday – you could be collecting free donations for Gateshead and Whickham ASC?There are over 3,000 shops and sites on board ready to make a donation, including Amazon, John […]

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