Galas and How to Enter

Gala​ ​Types Swimming competitions (Galas) fall into several different categories:- National Regional (North East Region, referred to as NER’s) County (Northumberland and Durham, referred to as N & D’s) Open (Level 1 & 2) – Club Run Meets Graded (Level 3 & 4) – Club Run Meets Note that for National, Regional, County, Level 1 […]

Away Gala Gala

Richmond Dales ASC
The Iain Young ‘Back to Pool’ Gala
17th & 18th September 2022

Closing date for MASC is Wednesday 27th July 8pm. Entries to [email protected] Swimmers must not have times faster than upper qualifying times. £7 per event. Any swimmer accepted must have times that have been ratified by the relevant Club Coach for each event.

Gala MASC Gala

MASC October Meet
1st & 2nd October 2022

This event is licensed Level 2 by Swim England for entry into National, County and Regional Championships This Gala is to be held at The Neptune, Middlesbrough – 8 lanes, 25m pool with full Colorado electronic timing system.  Swim-down pool will be in operation. Events will be 50m all strokes, 100m all strokes, 200m all […]



Welcome to our dedicated fundraising page, hopefully you will find some useful information on how to support the club with our fundraising efforts. Club Codes – We do as a club have the following codes set up for members and the club to benefit from: Ness Swimwear – Use code – MASC2013 to receive a discount on your purchases […]

British Swimming

Swim England Guidance

Guidance documents provided by Swim England to support clubs and their swimmers Wavepower 2020-23 | Child safeguarding for Swim England clubs (


Optimal Athlete Development Framework

The objective of British Swimming’s Performance pathway is to develop athletes that have the skills; characteristics and behaviours to thrive in the highest competitive arenas, specifically at the World Championships and Olympic Games. The Optimal Athlete-Development Framework (OADF) sets out to describe the characteristics that we believe our swimmers will need to possess in order […]

Coach Training

Competition Pathway

For any swimmer development pathway to be effective it must feature a fit for purpose competition framework. Read the attached PDF for more information.

Coach Training

Ten tips for age group programs

Ten requirements for age group programs to be engaging, effective and supportive.


Supporting the next generation of swimmers

Details on how to bridge the generation gap to support the next generation of swimmers.

eating Tips

5 Ways with Bananas

Five recipes prepared by Tiffany Afflick (@thecookingyam) for British Swimming.
Smoothie bowl
Banana bread
Ice cream