Dubai: The first Daman DXB Swimfest will take place off Jumeirah Beach Hotel on November 3. With individual, family or team participation from the age of eight and above, there is something for everyone. Dubai Mile, Swim the Burj Al Arab, and Junior Splash Dashes offer distances of 100, 300 and 500-metres with parent and child or adult relay options also available.

The event, organised by Professional Sports Group and sanctioned by the UAE Swimming Federation and Dubai Sports Council, aims to increase community fitness and raise awareness of safety in the water. For more information visit