Plunge into the New Year – Vancouver Polar Bear Swim 2010

Crowds gather for the annual Polar Bear Swim in English Bay on New Year’s Day

Kick off the New Year with Vancouver’s crazy, beloved tradition of jumping into English Bay on New Year’s Day for the Polar Bear Swim.

Every January 1 in Vancouver, the Vancouver Polar Bear Swim Club leads a crowd of thousands into the chilly winter waters off English Bay Beach. Costumes encouraged!

To take the plunge, register in front of the English Bay Bathhouse 12:30pm – 2:30pm on January 1, 2010. The Polar Bear Swim happens at 2:30pm sharp!