Welcome to the Dereham Otters Swimming Club Website

Dereham Otters Swimming Club caters for swimmers of all ages and ability, starting with Novices through to the Performance Squad. Weekly training sessions are provided both at the Dereham Leisure Centre Swimming Pool and the Necton School Pool, with progressive teaching leading through ultimately to squad training and competition. Various levels of competition are catered for and training tailored to suit, from in-house fun galas to county and regional competition.

Dereham & District Amateur Swimming Club (DDASC), is a non-profit making organisation dedicated to the improvement and progress of competitive swimming, in all ages and to all social backgrounds.

We aim to encourage and develop good sportsmanship, individual integrity, team spirit and provide an environment in which swimmers can realise their full potential at all levels.

Swimmers are able to achieve ASA competitive swimming awards by taking part in club organised competitions, please go the Swim England website for further information


As well as winning her 200m breaststroke heat, Otters very own Molly Monk swam in the junior Final in the British National Championships in Glasgow-an event which saw senior swimmers, such as Adam Peaty, compete. An amazing achievement and we’re all so proud of her! 





We hold trials on the first Monday and the third Wednesday of the month , at 8PM. Trials are held in the 25m pool at Dereham Leisure Centre

To take part, you will need to be able to swim at least one length of front crawl, breaststroke, backstroke and butterfly. If you are already a competitive swimmer then you may not need to attend a trial; please contact the Membership Secretary directly at miles.ogden@derehamotters.org.uk.



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all-day Swim England East Region Long Cours...
Swim England East Region Long Cours...
May 25 – May 26 all-day
East region champs at UEA Sportspark Norwich
all-day County Challenge
County Challenge
Jun 22 – Jun 23 all-day
County Challenge at Dereham
all-day Mid Summer Madness UEA L3 @ Sportspark Norwich
Mid Summer Madness UEA L3 @ Sportspark Norwich
Jul 6 all-day
Level 3 meet at the Sportspark  Entries close 7th May 

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