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NEW:Gateshead to Budapest Challenge completed

Half-term fundraising challenge raises whopping £6,318 for new state-of-the-art starting blocks From 23rd May to 28th May GAW swimmers and coaches accepted the challenge to collectively walk, run or cycle the distance from Gateshead Leisure Centre to Budapest, a total of 1,167 miles. Our athletes surpassed themselves and smashed that original total forcing the challenge […]

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SAD NEWS: Passing of GAW coach Jim Davison

“Big” Jim Davison  It is with great sadness and regret that I inform you of the passing of Jim Davison, a much loved figure for generations of GAW swimmers and parents. In his two spells coaching at Gateshead and Whickham, Jim transcended that role with his larger than life personality and passion for the sport.  […]

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NEW: Update from our Chairman

I hope everyone is keeping safe and well during this very difficult and challenging time. You will know we have had to cancel our May gala which I understand is frustrating for swimmers, but unfortunately we are all in the same boat.  Home galas are a much needed source of income for us but we […]

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CHECK ENTRIES: CLS Open Meet – Saturday 18th – Sunday 19th April 2020

  Where’s it at? The venue for this event is Chester-le-Street Leisure Centre, Burns Green, Chester-le-Street DH3 3QH When’s it on? 18th and 19th April 2020 Who’s it for? This event is for selected swimmers from Performance Groups 1 & 2 (those not attending NERs) who meet the required Qualifying Times (NOT swam faster than the upper time limits provided in the Qualifying Times […]

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ACCEPTED ENTRIES: North Tyneside Mad March Hare 21st – 22nd March 2020

  Where’s it at? The venue for this event is the Louisa Centre, Stanley. DH9 0TE When’s it on? 21st – 22nd March 2020 Who’s it for? This event is for Potential squads 1 & 2 and selected swimmers in Performance Group 1 who meet the required Qualifying Times (not swam faster than the upper time limits provided in the Qualifying Times (QTs)) […]

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