Returning for its 4th edition, the Abu Dhabi Swimming Festival sponsored Daman’s ActiveLife, is a mass-participation swimming event for the entire community. Organised by Professional Sports Group in partnership with the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, the event aims to attract amateur swimmers from all over the UAE in a bid to increase fitness across the community and raise awareness of safety in the water, in line with Abu Dhabi Sports Council’s health awareness initiative.
The event offers a choice of disciplines for individuals, families and teams from the age of 8+. These distances are accessible for all swimming abilities, including three Junior Splash Dash’s (100m, 300m and 500m), Parent and Child relays, Adult relays, the Abu Dhabi Half Mile and the Abu Dhabi Mile event.
The 2017 event will be run in conjunction with the Abu Dhabi leg of the FINA/HOSA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup, which will see professional swimmers from around the globe assemble to compete in the stunning Emirates Palace Bay.
View the 2017 race categories below:
|Abu Dhabi Mile by Daman’s ActiveLife||1600m||16+||200 AED|
|Abu Dhabi Splash Dash||800m||14+||150 AED|
|Junior Splash Dash||100m, 300m & 500m||Various categories as follows:
100m for ages 8-11
300m for ages 8-11
300m for ages 12-15
500m for ages 12-15
|SWIM FOR FREE|
|Adult Relay (2 or 4 people)||300m each||16+||200 AED / TEAM|
|Family Fun Challenge
(Parent & Child Relay)