UPCOMING POLAR BEAR SWIM EVENTS

2009/2010 Winter Season

NY AREA

Note: Many of these events include other fun activities as well.  Please visit websites (click on links.  Entire links may not be visible.) for further information.

Events are for Charity, unless otherwise noted.

Please click on the Ribbon to donate to one of the worthy causes for which Rob takes the Plunge.
Date Location Event Contact Info
       
Dec. 12, 2009

10 AM

Cooper's Beach
Southampton Village
6th Annual Polar Bear Plunge 2008
Polar Bear Plunge for Hunger

Human Resources of the Hamptons .
168 Hill Street . Southampton, NY . 11968
Tel: 631-283-3969
HrHamptons.org/
CarolGilbert2@aol.com
 

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January 1, 2010

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Coney Island, Brooklyn, NY

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Annual New Year's Day Swim

Charity: Camp Sunshine **
** Not just any camp.  Helps families whose children are going through difficult, life threatening, illnesses.

PolarBearClub.org
January 10, 2009

1 PM - Sharp

The Firemen's Club
Silver Creek, NY
Polar Bear Swim for Charity

...watch swimmers brave the frigid waters of Lake Erie at 1pm, non-swimming events begin 12pm including: fantasy black jack, chili cook-off, Chinese auction, entertainment, raffles, food, refreshments, indoor & outdoor wintertime fun, call for a swimmerís pledge sheet, 934-3775
 

Firemenís Club/Firehouse on the Lake,
Silver Creek

Phone: 716-934-3775
http://www.exploreny.net/events.php3#january
January 30th A.J.'s Polar Dip
Long Beach
Charity: Camp Sunshine
** Not just any camp.  Helps families whose children are going through difficult, life threatening, illnesses.
http://www.FreezinForAReason.com
February 7, 2010

1 PM

Long Beach

Riverside Blvd., Long Beach

The Long Beach Polar Bear Club

Charity: Make a Wish Foundation

LongBeachPolarBears.org
February 14, 2010

12 PM

Ontario Beach Park, Charlotte Rochester, NY 10th Annual LETR Polar Plunge

Charity: Special Olympics NY

http://www.polarplunge.net/
February 27, 2010

Amityville, NY

James Caples Memorial Park Beach Amityville

--- Quick Dip ONLY :( ---

They have emphasized that people are to get in and out.

We are sorry to report that Amityville is ONLY allowing for a quick dip in low water, and a limit of a $100 donation to take the plunge.

Long Island Polar QUICK Dip ONLY &
$100 MINIMUM donation REQUIRED.

Charity: Camp Sunshine
** Not just any camp.  Helps families whose children are going through difficult, life threatening, illnesses.

FreezinForAReason

 

March 7, 2010 Olcott Beach in Lake Ontario near Niagara Falls/Buffalo, NY 41st Olcott Polar Bear "Swim for Sight"

Charity: Sponsored by the Olcott Lions Club, the Swim for Sight has become best known for its fund-raising efforts that aid the blind and visually impaired.




http://www.olcottlions.org/
 
March 7, 2010
1 PM -
Festivities
2 PM - Plunge
Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park Beach, Oyster Bay United Cerebral Palsy of Nassau County http://www.ucpn.org


** Camp Sunshine is not just "a" camp.  It's a retreat for families whose children are going through difficult, life threatening, illnesses.  Please visit ConeyIslandClub.org or FreezinForAReason.com for more information on Camp Sunshine.

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