DERWENTSIDE Amateur Swimming Club Covid appeal

DERWENTSIDE Amateur Swimming Club Covid appeal

We did it
On 11th May 2021 we successfully raised £23,318 with 482 supporters in 42 days

As we have been unable to hold any home galas over the last year, we hope this project will help us to recover some of the £20k lost income.

New stretch target

As we have been lucky enough to raise more than our £20,000 target all additional money raised will be used to purchase backstroke ledges and will go towards the cost of replacement blocks at the Louisa Centre, Stanley



  • DASC: The history! 

Derwentside Amateur Swimming Club have over 90 members. Formerly Stanley Swimming Club, the club was formed in December 1987 to act as the competitive element of the newly created Derwentside Swimming Development Scheme, an extension of the learn to swim programme

In 1987 the club’s first head coach was Paul Remmonds with training taking place at The Burns Pool, Stanley and Belle Vue Swim Centre, Consett. The club’s first major success came when, in 1990, Alison Duffy represented England at the Commonwealth Games in New Zealand, making the 200m Butterfly final. Four years later Vicki Horner(ENG) and Jon Hunter(SCO) competed in Canada.

1996 was a tremendously successful year when the club won both major trophies at N&D championships, followed by Vicki Horner(GB) and Marion Madine(Eire) represented their countries at the Atlanta Olympics. Tragedy struck in late 1996 when the burns Pool was suddenly shut and demolished. Paul Remmonds took up a new post of Head Coach in Glasgow. He was replaced by his assistant David McNulty who had formerly swam for Stanley ASC. David has been the National Lead Coach at British Swimming’s National Centre Bath now for the last  3 Olympic Games cycles.

The next few years were difficult with restricted water time at Consett Pool, then came success with Nicola Jackson breaking many junior and senior British records. She competed in European and World championships and then at the Sydney Olympics in 2000. The following year she was part of the gold medal Ladies 4 x 200m freestyle relay at the World Championships.

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After almost 8 years a new pool was finally built, with the help of Lottery funding and Sport England, a 6 lane 25m pool as an extension to the existing Louisa Sports Centre. 

In the meantime Nicola’s younger sister was coming through the rankings.  In 2004, Joanne Jackson represented GB in the Athens Olympics and went on to win gold at the European Shor1616450695_joanne_j.jpgt Course Championships in 800m freestyle. The following year she won silver in 400m Freestyle at Europeans with a commonwealth record. In 2006 Joanne achieved double silver for England at Commonwealth Games in 200m freestyle and 4 x 200m relay. Her third Olympics in 2008 brought her a bronze medal in 400m freestyle.

The club has continued to grow and continues to support the swimmers to reach their full potential in able-bodied and para events. We have a fantastic group of parent helpers, renowned for organizing and running our own galas as well as supporting County and Regional competitions including supporting members in teaching, coaching and officiating. 

DASC:  what do we do! 

Our competitive swimmers train under a performance programme with Durham County Council and compete for Derwentside ASC - Swimmers aged from 9 years old can compete locally, regionally and nationally in both individual and team events with the club. The Performance academy is now led by Paul Woodley.  

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For many their first experience of competitive swimming is through Junior League, a team event consisting of male and female teams in age groups ranging from 9 years old to 12 years old. The club also run Developmental galas twice a year which give swimmers up to 14 years old the chance to race against swimmers of similar levels in a friendly atmosphere where they can learn the process of competing as an individual and possibly win their first medal! 


As swimmers improve and develop they can move on to other local galas, qualify for County & Regional Championships, National and International events and this year we have swimmers who have qualified for Olympic trials in both able bodied and para swimming events.  

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Derwentside gives to Charity

The club also runs a Charity gala in June each year, where all proceeds raised are donated to several charities close to the club. So far, over the last 10 years we have donated in excess of £80,000 to local causes including the Great North Children's foundation, Cystic Fibrosis and the Sands Children's Charity. Unfortunately we were unable to run  the event in 2020 and it is looking like Covid restrictions will prevent us running it in 2021 too. 

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What has been happening during Lockdown?

Since the pool closure during in March 2020, our swimmers have been continuing with their land-based programmes including Pilates, core exercises and cardio sessions.  Zoom meetings have been in place to help support the swimmer’s health and wellbeing, including their mental health.  We have had some fun activities such as holding baking competitions, Halloween activities, inspirational talks by Olympic swimmers, Bingo, quizzes and motivational talks from the coaches, these have all been arranged by the Club and have helped to keep the members engaged. 

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The coaches have been really impressed at how committed the swimmers have been in working hard to maintain their fitness, but unlike other sports they cannot replace the pool!

The impact of Covid

The Impact of COVID-19 over last 12 months has had a significant impact on everyone. For our Club, Swimmers have been unable to take part in the sport they love. Some of our swimmers would normally train 20 hours a week, before and after school. Our Friday club night swimmers have been out of the water for over a year now. 

Our senior swimmers had qualified for the British Swimming championships which were due to held at the London Aquatic Centre in April 2020. This was also the Olympic trials but was the first event to be cancelled due to Covid. 4 years of work and preparation had gone into them qualifying. 

All our competitive swimmers had worked hard throughout the previous season and many had qualified for the 2020 North East Regional swimming championships, some for their first time. The event due to take place in May 2020 couldn't go ahead either. 

Sadly we have been unable to run any of our own Galas over the last 12 months and as a result we have lost over £20,000 in income. The Club relies on these funds to maintain, purchase and replace, new equipment, as well as supporting the development of the volunteers and coaches. It helps our teachers and coaches, to obtain their qualifications and to attend competitions and development camps. We have also contributed towards the cost of a replacement scoreboard at the Louisa Centre, which we are hoping will be installed soon after our return to the pool.

The revenue is also used to pay for our Strength and Conditioning Coach Andy Bullimore. Andy is an important part of the coaching team, supporting swimmers on land, during training and travelling with them to events. He has been a vital part of Lockdown and has kept all the swimmers engaged with regular zoom sessions and challenges.


Who will you be helping?

Derwentside Asc will be extremely grateful for any donations received, it will help us to continue supporting the group of motivated, committed and talented young swimmers who are the future of our sport. 

Crowd Funding is important to us as Crowdfunder and Sport England have teamed up to make match funding available to help the sport and physical activity sector through this ongoing coronavirus crisis. We have applied for match funding and if we are successful in meeting our target, hopefully Sport England will contribute to our cause. This would really help our club.

Please share our page with everyone you can as we need everyone’s help to get there and we won't secure the additional support if we don't hit our own target so so every little helps!

All of us at Derwentside Asc really appreciate any contribution you can make to ensure the club continues to have a future for our swimmers, volunteers, coaches and the local community.

This is a fantastic opportunity for us to make up the shortfall of funding created by Covid-19 and to give us a great start to our Return to the Pool.

                                Thank you in advance for your support

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£5 or more

Confectionary hamper raffle

For Each £5 donation claim 1 x Raffle ticket for entry into the Confectionary Hamper Raffle, kindly donated by Morrisons in Blaydon. The draw will be held after the campaign closes. See our update page for a photo.

£2 or more

0 of 1 claimed

Baylis & Harding Sport pamper set

Pledge £2 and claim a Baylis & Harding sport pamper gift set containing Citrus Lime & Mint Shower Gel and a pair or Sports Socks

£3 or more

2 of 4 claimed

Derwentside ASC Drawstring bag

Pledge £3 and claim a Derwentside ASC drawstring bag - perfect for poolside at galas and to take your spare hat & goggles with you to marshalling!

£4 or more

0 of 1 claimed

Sex In The City Midnight perfume

Pledge £4 and claim a 100ml bottle Sex In The City Midnight perfume

£5 or more

Chocolate Bouquet raffle

For Each £5 donation claim 1 x Raffle ticket for entry into the Chocolate Bouquet Raffle, kindly donated by 'Sweet Times' in Langley Park. The draw will be held after the campaign closes.

£5 or more

NESS Swim kit raffle

For each £5 donation claim 1 x Raffle ticket for a fantastic Swim kit pack kindly donated by NESS Swimwear. Contents valued at over £70 includes a Funkita Back pack, mesh kit bag, Beechfield wool hat, Skipping rope, resistance bands, Goggles case and 2 water bottles. The draw will be held after the campaign closes.

£5 or more

Body shop Ultimate gift Set Raffle

For Each £5 donation claim 1 x Raffle ticket for entry into the Body Shop gift set raffle - the prize comes in a jute gift pouch and includes over £100 worth of products. Kindly donated by one of our swim parents

£8 or more

0 of 1 claimed

Byron & Brown Leather notebook gift set

Pledge £8 and claim a Byron & Brown Fine Black Leather notebook and pen set - in its own gift box. A perfect gift and a bargain!

£10 or more

Booze hamper raffle

For each £10 donation claim 1 x Raffle ticket for a Booze Hamper, donated by the Derwentside Asc Committee. Contains Champagne, Gin, tonics, a gin glass, lager and a selection of wine & fizz. Valued at over £80 The draw will be held after the campaign closes.

£10 or more

0 of 1 claimed

Team England Commonwealth 2018 ladies Vest top

Pledge £10 and claim this limited edition Team England Commonwealth Games Gold Coast 2018 ladies vest top - signed by Team GB swimmer Chloe Goulding. Chloe made her Team England debut on the Gold Coast and competed in the 200m backstroke heats and has kindly donated this from her own kit which she wore at the Games. Approx ladies size 8-10

£12 or more

0 of 1 claimed

Make up Tutorial with Dani G makeup

Pledge £12 or more and claim an online makeup tutorial with Danielle Gilbert, former Derwentside Asc swimmer. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWfVF0af7WUH-mhiKh3NG2w https://www.facebook.com/danigmakeup111

£15 or more

3 of 5 claimed

Derwentside Asc gala ticket bundle

Donate £15 or more and secure your entry to spectate and support our swimmers at a future home gala – 1 set of 4 single day tickets. (5 sets of 4 tickets available) RRP £24.00 To be claimed once COVID restrictions allow and Valid for 2021/2022 season.

£18 or more

0 of 1 claimed

Framed Derwentside hat signed by Holly Hibbott

Pledge £18 or more and claim a Derwentside White Nationals hat in a black frame, signed by team GB's Holly Hibbott. Medalist at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia - winning Silver in 400m freestyle and bronze 4×200 free relay.

£30 or more

1 of 2 claimed

Family tree research & documentation

Pledge £30 and one of our swim parents, Joanne Conway will spend 3 hours of her time researching and documenting your family tree for you, and will present you with her findings afterwards.

£40 or more

0 of 2 claimed

Round of golf for 4 people (4 ball)

Pledge £40 and claim a Green Fee voucher for a round of golf for 4 people at Birtley Golf club, kindly donated by Birtley Golf club. RRP £60. Voucher valid for 12 months

£75 or more

0 of 1 claimed

Chris Cook ‘2 Lengths of the Pool’ Mindset Course

Pledge £75 and take advantage of Chris Cook's online mindset course for performers wanting to learn how to get that all important mental edge over the competition. The course is made up of 60+ interactive videos and is split into 7 sections: Making a Start, Insight, New Mindsets for New Beginnings, Developing the 3 P's of Mindset, Simple Strategy, Evolve & Grow and Taking Control. RRP £150.See our Update page for a link to the course advert.

£200 or more

3 of 5 claimed

Corporate Sponsorship – Crowdfunder Bronze Package

Pledge £200 and we will acknowledge the kind support your business has provided by displaying your business/company on our club website main page and on our dedicated sponsor page as a club sponsor for 12 months. We will also place an advert for your business/company in 2 of our Home Gala Programmes. (Please note that all club sponsors need to be approved by our club committee and need to be in keeping with club values).

£300 or more

1 of 3 claimed

Corporate Sponsorship – Crowdfunder Silver Package

Pledge £300 and we will acknowledge the kind support your business has provided with our Silver Package. This includes all the Bronze package offer and a hyper link to your website on our dedicated sponsor page and place an advert for your business/company in all our Home Gala Programmes for 12 months. (Please note that all club sponsors need to be approved by our club committee and need to be in keeping with club values).

£2 or more

1 of 1 claimed

White Grace Luxury bathing set

Pledge £3 or more and claim this White Grace Luxury bathing set - 'Escape'. Kindly donated by Tesco Genesis Consett & Helen Russell. See our updates page for a photo

£3 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Celebrations Chocolates

Pledge £3 and claim a box of Celebrations Chocolates, kindly donated by Tesco Genesis Consett & Helen Russell

£3 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Cadbury's Roses Chocolates

Pledge £3 and claim a box of Cadbury's Roses Chocolates, kindly donated by Tesco Genesis Consett & Helen Russell

£3 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Along Came Betty Shower Essentials gift set

Pledge £3 or more and claim an 'Along Came Betty' Take me away shower essentials gift set including shower puff and Toilet bag RRP £10.

£3 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Victoria Meredith - Blueberry bonbon candle

Pledge £3 and claim a Victoria Meredith Blueberry bonbon scented candle. RRP £3.50

£3 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Contour Queen make up set

Pledge £3 and claim a Contour Queen makeup set - see latest update or Facebook page for a photo

£3 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Baylis & Harding Rose gold phone purse gift set

Pledge £3 and claim this Baylis & Harding Rose gold phone purse giftset which includes a lip gloss and a Cranberry Martini hand cream. See latest update and facebook page for a photo.

£4 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Lynx for Men Gift set

Pledge £4 and claim a Lynx for Men gift set which includes a water bottle. Kindly donated by Tesco Genesis Consett & Helen Russell

£4 or more

1 of 1 claimed

KS Ribbons wireless earphones

Pledge £4 or more and claim a set of KS Ribbon wireless earphones kindly donated by Tesco Genesis Consett & Helen Russell

£4 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Papinelle sleepwear gift set

Pledge £4 or more and claim a sleepwear gift set from Papinelle which contains a bottle of sleep mist and a fluffy eye mask. Kindly donated by Tesco Genesis Consett & Helen Russell.

£4 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Dove mini beauty bag gift set

Pledge £4 and claim a Dove nourishing beauty, mini beauty bag gift set. A bag containing shampoo, conditioner and body wash. See latest update or our facebook page for a photo

£4 or more

2 of 2 claimed

Make up Trio set

pledge £4 and claim a trio of make-up sets - includes a Blush & Bronze compact, an Eyeshadow Duo and a 2 nail varnishes. See the latest update or facebook page for a photo

£4 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Calcot Manor gift set

Pledge £4 and claim this Calcot Manor Country Spa Retreat gift set

£5 or more

6 of 6 claimed

Bottle of Red Wine

Donate £5 or more and claim a bottle of red wine, kindly donated by Committee member Karen Forth.

£5 or more

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Derwentside Black Hat

Pledge £5 or more and claim a Derwentside Black Cap, RRP £7, available to collect on return to the pool.

£5 or more

7 of 7 claimed

Bottle of White wine

Donate £5 or more and claim a bottle of white wine, kindly donated by our Vice President Christine Johnson.

£5 or more

26 of 26 claimed

Easter Family Bingo Night

Pledge £5 and get a Bingo card and zoom entry to a fun night of Bingo. To be held on Easter Monday 6.30pm. Easter Eggs and cash prizes to be won. 2 bingo games included. (Pledge must be made by 4pm Monday 5th April)

£5 or more

5 of 5 claimed

Bottle of 'very nice' red wine

Donate £5 or more and claim a bottle of very nice red wine kindly donated by our club's vice chairman Graham Robinson

£5 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Diesel Grey Polo Shirt - mens

Boys size XXL/mens Large Diesel grey polo shirt, new with tags RRP £50. See photo on our update page. Kindly donated by one of our swim parents

£5 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Nivea for Men Gift set

Pledge £5 and claim a Nivea for Men Gift set - kindly donated by Tesco Genesis Consett and Helen Russell

£5 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Elizabeth Arden Green Tea Eau de Parfum

Pledge £5 or more and claim a bottle of Elizabeth Arden Green Tea Perfume, 30ml RRP £15 kindly donated by Tesco Genesis Consett & Helen Russell. See our update page for a photo.

£5 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Baylis & Harding Royale Bouquet gift set

Pledge £5 or more and claim this Limited edition Baylis & Harding, Royle Boquet ladies gift set. Kindly donated by Tesco Genesis Consett & Helen Russell. See our Update page for photos

£5 or more

2 of 2 claimed

Bottle of Pink Prosecco

Pledge £5 and claim a bottle of Pink Prosecco kindly donated by one of our swim parents

£5 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Hugo Boss Woman Eau De Toilette

Pledge £5 and claim a 75ml bottle of Hugo Boss Woman Eau De Toilette

£5 or more

1 of 1 claimed

4-piece Votive candle set

Pledge £5 and claim a 4-piece votive candle set. Includes 4 votives, polished stones, tea lights and decorative tray. RRP £7.50. See Facebook page for photograph.

£6 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Set of 2 Ceramic vases from NEXT

Pledge £6 and claim this gift set of 2 ceramic vases from NEXT - RRP £12. See update page or facebook for a photo

£7 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Baylis & Harding Beauticology Xmas gift set

pledge £7 and claim this Xmas gift set from Baylis & Harding at Boots. RRP £10 The Beauticology set includes - Frosted Cranberry & Mistletoe Body Wash Iced Snowflake Cookie soap Candy Cane Shower Creme Body polisher

£7 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Cocktail making set

Pledge £7 and claim this boxed Cocktail making set - contains everything you need to make delicious cocktails at home including a book of 150 party cocktail recipes. See update page or facebook for a photo

£8 or more

2 of 2 claimed

Costa Coffee Gift card

Pledge £8 or more and claim a Costa Coffee £10 gift card, kindly donated by club Secretary Carol Stobbart

£8 or more

1 of 1 claimed

DH9 Cafe, Clifford Road, Stanley-£10 gift voucher

Pledge £8 and claim a gift voucher for the DH9 Cafe in Stanley. RRP £10. An independent cake and pie shop, their produce is homemade using locally sourced ingredients and staffed by local people. Cakes made to order. Kindly donated by Rebecca Stobbart https://www.facebook.com/DH9CafeStanley

£8 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£10 worth of sweet goodies from 'Twins that Bake'

Pledge £8 or more and claim a delicious treat from 'Twins that bake' You can choose from the following. A box of 6 cupcakes, a box of 10 Loaded cookies, or a gift voucher for the winner to spend anytime they require treats. The prize would have to be collected from The Louisa Centre, Stanley. Take a look at their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/twins_that_bake-107358360661611

£8 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Coffee & Cake for 2 at Huggamugs Coffee Shop

Pledge £8 and claim a voucher for coffee & cake for 2 people at Huggamugs Coffee Shop, 8 West Rd, Annfield Plain, Stanley DH9 8HU See their Facebook page for delicious treats https://www.facebook.com/Huggamugs-Coffee-Shop-101017268707485

£8 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Instant Ping Pong set

pledge £8 and claim everything you need for a game of Ping Pong - this set even includes a portable net as well as bats & balls. Just add people!. See update page or facebook for a photo.

£8 or more

1 of 1 claimed

nspa Raspberry & Pomegranate Gift Set

Pledge £8 and claim this fabulous gift set which includes Body Butter, Body Mist, Bath & Shower Gel, Jelly Body Scrub, Hand Cream, Lip Shine, Bath Fizzer, Exfoliating Gove and sponge

£10 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Men's Arena Black Tech t-shirt , size large

New with tags. Functional tight-fitting mesh shirt for sports activities RRP £17. Lightweight and soft fabric, mesh fabric for better breathability, slim fit. Ideal for fitness and sports activities. Donated by Committee member Tina Maxwell

£10 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Nike slides - brand new

Size 5.5, black & white, brand new in box with tags. RRP £28. See our updates page for images. Kindly donated by one of our swim parents, Lynn Littler

£10 or more

3 of 3 claimed

Derwentside ASC Towel

Pledge £10 or more and claim a Derwentside Asc Towel - Black

£10 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Britney Spears Midnight Fantasy Eau de Toilette

Pledge £10 and claim a 30ml bottle of Britney Spears perfume - RRP £13

£12 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Singing lesson - adult or child

30 minute singing lesson which can either be taken over the internet or done face to face once Covid restrictions allow. Normally £14. Donated by one of our swim parents Kirstie Swirles.

£12 or more

1 of 1 claimed

White TYR Team GB silicone cap - new

Pledge £12 and claim a new White TYR Team GB silicone cap kindly donated by Max Litchfield

£13 or more

3 of 3 claimed

Derwentside Asc Jute bag

Pledge £13.00 or more and claim a Derwentside Asc Jute bag - perfect for a gala day to hold all your belongings and that extra food for your swimmer!

£15 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Dobbies gift voucher

Donate £15 or more and claim a £20 Dobbie’s Garden Centre Voucher, kindly donated by Head Coach Paul Woodley

£15 or more

2 of 2 claimed

Ironing service

Pledge £15 and take up the kind offer from Chairman Darren Maxwell to iron one standard basket of clothing on a mutually convenient time and date. Ironing will be collected and dropped off (within a 10 mile radius of the Louisa Centre, Stanley)

£15 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Bottle of Glen Marnoch Islay Single Malt Whisky

Pledge £15 and claim a 70cl bottle of Glen Marnoch Islay Single Malt Whisky. A traditional peat smoked Islay whisky featuring scents of heather, a slight sea air, with rich nuttiness, gentle sweetness and lingering smoky-sweet malty notes. Full of flavour, this Islay Whisky has notes of deep peat and smokiness. It has a long lasting length and slightly dry smokiness.

£20 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Ladies Kurt Geiger Shoes

Size 6, brand new Silver Kurt Geiger shoes in box. RRP £99 See our update page for photo. Kindly donated by one of our swim parents

£20 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Set of 4 Swimming lessons for a child or adult

Pledge £20 and claim a set of swimming lessons for an adult or child - 4 x 30 minute 1-2-1 lessons with Karen O’Halleron Hutchinson to be arranged once Covid restrictions allow

£20 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Framed Derwentside hat signed by James Guy Team GB

Pledge £20 or more and claim a Derwentside White Nationals hat in a black frame, signed by team GB's James Guy

£20 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Framed Derwentside hat signed by James Wilby

Pledge £20 or more and claim a Derwentside White Nationals hat in a black frame, signed by team GB's James Wilby

£20 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Framed Derwentside hat signed by Freya Anderson

Pledge £20 or more and claim a Derwentside White Nationals hat in a black frame, signed by team GB's Freya Anderson

£20 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Framed Derwentside hat signed by Rebecca Adlington

Pledge £20 or more and claim a Derwentside White Nationals hat in a black frame, signed by 4 time Olympic medalist Rebecca Adlington OBE!

£20 or more

1 of 1 claimed

TYR Bullet style Max Litchfield Team GB Hat

Pledge £20 and claim a TYR Bullet style Team GB hat previously worn and kindly donated by Max Litchfield Team GB, who has already qualified for a place on the team for Tokyo - see Update page for photos

£20 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Blue TYR British Swimming T-Shirt - Max Litchfield

Pledge £20 and claim a Blue TYR British Swimming T-shirt. It is a 'sport style' dry fit/climate control size Large previously worn and donated by Team GB Swimmer Max Litchfield who has already qualified for his place on the Team for Tokyo. See our update page for photos

£24 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Scentsy - Alablaster Mini plug in warmer & wax bar

Pledge £24 and claim a Scentsy Alablaster Mini plug in warmer & wax bar. RRP £31.25 If you're looking for a simple, minimalistic yet elegant warmer then this is the one for you. This shade gives off a beautiful warm glow which creates the perfect ambience in any space or room.

£24 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Scentsy - GEO Mini plug in warmer & wax bar

Pledge £24 and claim a Scentsy GEO Mini plug in warmer & wax bar. RRP £31.25. Geo is etched with a cool geometric pattern that bounces light across surfaces for a prismatic-like effect

£24 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Scentsy-Silver Glitter Mini plug in warmer & wax

Pledge £24 and claim a Scentsy Silver Glitter Mini plug in warmer & wax bar. RRP £31.25. If bling is your thing, this glittery little number will not disappoint.

£25 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Afternoon Tea for 2

Pledge £25 and claim an afternoon tea for 2 kindly donated by the Adamson family. Includes 2 cupcakes/mini cheesecakes, 2 chocolate eclairs, 2 scones with jam & clotted cream, selection of biscuits. Can be collected or delivered within a 5 mile radius of the Louisa Centre

£25 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Durham Hub Hat signed by Max Litchfield

Pledge £25 and claim a Durham Hub hat, signed by Max Litchfield which is presented in a black frame along with a photograph of the Team GB swimmer

£28 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Dog grooming voucher

Pledge £28 or more and claim a voucher for 'Langley Bark' dog grooming services based in Langley park, worth £35

£28 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Beauty treatment voucher

Pledge £28 or more and claim a voucher worth £35 for 'By Jessica' in Langley Park for a manicure and gel nail treatment

£30 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Photo shoot with Gary Littler Photography

Pledge £30 or more and claim a poolside photo shoot for your swimmer with Gary Littler Photography, all images will be sent electronically afterwards. Gary has taken some amazing photos of our swimmers, a really exciting reward.

£37 or more

2 of 2 claimed

Derwentside TYR backpack

Pledge £37 or more and claim a Derwentside TYR Backpack, RRP £42, available to collect on return to the pool.

£40 or more

2 of 2 claimed

1 to 1 training session with coach Rachael Wilson

Pledge £40 or more and claim a 1 hour, 1:1 pool session with Coach Rachael. (this will be arranged once COVID restrictions allow)

£40 or more

2 of 2 claimed

1 to 1 training session with coach Rob Anderson

Pledge £40 or more and claim a 1 hour, 1:1 pool session with Coach Rob. (this will be arranged once COVID restrictions allow)

£40 or more

2 of 2 claimed

1 to 1 training session with coach Martyn Cook

Pledge £40 or more and claim a 1 hour, 1:1 pool session with Coach Martyn. (this will be arranged once COVID restrictions allow)

£40 or more

2 of 2 claimed

1 to 1 session with S&C coach Andy Bullimore

Pledge £40 or more and claim a 1 hour, 1:1 session with S&C Coach Andy. This can be done in the gym or on zoom. (if you choose this in the gym it will be arranged once COVID restrictions allow)

£40 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Newcastle Physiotherapy gift voucher

Pledge £40 and claim a £60 voucher for a treatment of your choice at Newcastle Physiotherapy. The price list can be seen on their website https://www.newcastlephysioclinic.com/ Voucher kindly donated by Darren Wigg @NewcastlePhysio

£60 or more

5 of 5 claimed

1 to 1 expert training session with Head Coach

Pledge £60 or more and claim a 1 hour, 1:1 training session with Head Performance Coach Paul Woodley. This can be done in the pool or on zoom. (if you choose a pool session, this will be arranged once COVID restrictions allow)

£65 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Chris Cook 1:1 Online Zoom Call

Pledge £65 and Chris Cook, former Olympian will, spend 45 minutes with a swimmer on a topic of their choice (for example goal setting, mindset training) Standard cost £90

£500 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Corporate Sponsorship – Crowdfunder Gold package

Pledge £500 and we will acknowledge the kind support your business has provided with our GOLD package offer. This Includes all the Silver package offers but in addition we will provide you with space at one of our home gala's for a sales/advertising desk and advertising banners/flags. (Please note that all club sponsors need to be approved by our club committee and need to be in keeping with club

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