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Derwent Valley Amateur Swimming Club 

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our Vice-Chairman, David Callow. David was an integral part of the Swimming Club for many years, teaching hundreds of children to swim and providing much valued support to the Club and its teachers over the years. Our heartfelt condolences go out to his family. 
David's funeral will be held on Friday 11 May at St Peter's & St Paul's Church in Pickering at 1.15pm and afterwards at The Forest & Vale Hotel. Donations will be collected for St Catherine's Hospice and the Church. 
Derwent Valley Amateur Swimming Club was founded in 1961, with the aim to teach children to swim, to instruct them to become proficient in the four main strokes and to foster life-saving. We aim to give children a life-long enjoyment of the sport and to understand the need for water. 
The Club, which is based at Derwent Swimming Pool in Norton, is affiliated to the Amateur Swimming Association and currently follows the ‘Learn to Swim’ scheme. 
From its origins, the Club’s administrators, officials and instructors have all been volunteers and throughout its fifty-four year history it has taught several generations and thousands of children to swim to very high standards. 
We currently have over 150 members, ranging in age from 6 to 76 and over the years, have successfully coached many successful swimmers, competing at League, County and National level. 
If you would like to register your interest in joining Derwent Valley ASC please complete the application forms here and return it to the relevant person. 
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News and Events from the club! See more by clicking here 
Ridings League 
10 March- Bridlington - 5.30 pm warm up 
28 April- Whitby - 5 pm warm up (Coach booked) 
23 June- Driffield - 3 pm warm up 
6 October - Derwent Valley - warm up time TBC 
Borders League 
22 September- Driffield - 3 pm warm up 
20 October- Driffield - 3 pm warm up 
7th July- Whitby - 5 pm warm up 
We currently have spaces available at our Tuesday night  
8 - 9 pm session. If you are thinking of improving your fitness or getting back into swimming, then why not come along & join us. 
There is the option to take place in our Club galas, although this is not a requirement - please visit the 'Contact Us' section of this page to get in touch for more information. 
Could we please remind all members that the taking of photographs or video footage is not permitted, either at poolside or in the changing rooms without the prior consent of the pool.  
Any mobile phones brought to the pool must be turned off and placed in the lockers provided. 
Many thanks for your co-operation. 
DVASC Swimming Caps 
Only £5.00 each! 
We are now able to offer Club swimming caps - these are silicone made, very hard wearing and feature the Club colours and logo. 
If you would like to purchase one of these, they are available from the Club Reception Desk at £5 each. 
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