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Durham City Valentines Level 3 Gala 2019 Programme & Information

Some additional information ahead of the Durham City Valentines Gala on the 16th & 17th February.

The programme will not be available to buy on the day but can be viewed and downloaded using the link below. Start Sheets will be available to buy on the day.

Warm Ups
The warm ups for the gala at Durham next weekend have been changed.


Warm up                                 08:30- Girls - boys

Start time                                09:30

Lunch Break                            12 noon

Afternoon warm up                12:45

Afternoon session                   13:30

Anticipated finish time           15:30


Warm up                                 08:30 – Girls - Boys

Start time                                09:30

Lunch Break                            12 noon

Afternoon warm up                12:45

Afternoon session                   13:30

Anticipated finish time           15:30

Car Parking

Car parking at Freemans Quay is £1-60 for the first 2 hours then 60p per additional hour on both Saturday and Sunday.

Just past the Raddison on the Left Hand side there is a large car park that is £3-60 all day Saturday and Sunday (no Hourly rate in this car park).  To locate this car park follow signs to Raddison Hotel.

There is some free parking on Sundays only on the road outside the Raddison Hotel which is a short walk to Freemans Quay.    


Hetton ASC

Hetton Amateur Swimming Club creates an atmosphere where all members find swimming an enjoyable and sociable experience. The club will become a way of life and members will form long term friendships.

The club recognises that swimming is part of a healthy lifestyle and therefore promotes swimming amongst people of all ages and abilities. All swimmers will experience the fun of healthy competition and are provided with the opportunity to participate at their own ability level and progress from club standard onwards.

The club aims to provide:

  • A warm and friendly atmosphere
  • The highest standard of teaching and coaching
  • The opportunity for all members to develop and achieve their full potential
  • The opportunity for long term development and the chance to obtain qualifications in teaching, coaching and other related courses
  • A dedicated, approachable committee run by volunteer parents.

Thank you for considering our club and we look forward to getting to know you.

Steven Aldridge

Club Chairman & Head Coach

Training Sessions

Monday 7.00 to 8.00pm Hetton Community Pool

Tuesday 7.15 to 8.45pm Sandhill Centre

Wednesday 7.30 to 9.00pm Hetton Community Pool

Thursday 8.00 to 9.00pm Hetton Community Pool

Friday 7.30 to 8.30pm Hetton Community Pool

Friday 8.00 to 9.00pm Hetton Community Pool

Getting in Touch

If you have any queries, or require further information you can contact us at