The Daman DXB SwimFest presented by JA The Resort is a mass-participation swimming event for the entire community. This year it will take place on Saturday 9th November 2019 at the fantastic new venue of JA The Resort.
There is a choice of disciplines for individuals, families and teams from the age of 8+. These distances are accessible for all swimming abilities, including two Junior Splash Dash’s (100m and 300m), Family (Parent & Child) relays, Team relays, the JA The Resort Half Mile and the Dubai Mile event.
Organised by Professional Sports Group and sanctioned by the UAE Swimming Federation & Dubai Sports Council, the event attracts amateur swimmers from all over the UAE in a bid to promote an active and healthy lifestyle across the community, whilst at the same time raising awareness of safety in the water and supporting one of the hadith’s; “teach your children how to swim”. It is not just a swimming event, it is fun day out for the whole family!
Take on the Dubai Mile at the fantastic new venue and discover your potential over this 1600m course. Open to ages 14+ participants can challenge themselves to this open water swim in the beautiful waters of JA The Resort. Please note – all participants must wear a personal swim buoy / tow float to take part in this race. These can be purchased in the Daman DXB SwimFest event page ‘store’ on Premier Online. Those under 14 may be eligible to take part subject to parental permission and capability determined by a registered UAE Swimming Federation Coach.
JA THE RESORT HALF MILE
The JA The Resort Half Mile is a great event over 800m for those who are looking to try their first open water swim and the waters of JA The Resort make it the perfect setting. Open to ages 12+. Please note – all participants must wear a personal swim buoy / tow float to take part in this race. These can be purchased in the Daman DXB SwimFest event page ‘Store’ on Premier Online. Those under 12 may be eligible to take part subject to parental permission and capability determined by a registered UAE Swimming Federation Coach.
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