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SwimMark is a club development tool managed by Swim England and supported by the North East Region. It is a recognised quality mark throughout sport as it ensures the minimum standard is achieved within clubs enabling them to be effective, ethical and sustainable 

The opportunity to gain SwimMark essential accreditation is available to all clubs, across any aquatic discipline (including Masters), regardless of size and activity delivered. SwimMark is about creating the best possible swimming experience for all and raising the quality of aquatics provision across all areas.

SwimMark essential offers national recognition that clubs are providing a quality service for all members, which is recognised by Sport England. 

Accreditation lasts for two year, with a health check to be completed in the interim year.

DASC is very pleased to announce that in December 2020 we have been awarded SwimMark Essential reaccreditation. 

Congratulations and many thanks to Dave Stewart who drove us through this achievement, working away largely unseen to ensure that a lot of processes and paperwork are in place to enable DASC to receive this widely recognised quality mark. It was all completed during the Covid period. Alongside Dave, many thanks to the Head Coaches and the Club Chair and others who were required to contribute to the process.

Dave Stewart, DASC SwimMark Co-ordinator