Ocean Lakes 20th Annual Polar Bear Plunge
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*December 31st at the Observation Deck – Register Online beginning in November! See below….
(Register online – see link below. Sign up in advance at the Recreation Office by Noon.)
Our winter Ocean Lakes Tradition! Can you believe more than 600 guests participate in this event!
“We’re freezin’ for a reason” this year! The Plunge takes place Dec. 31 at 3 PM – what a way to end the year! Join this exclusive club by taking a dip in the Atlantic. It all began with three brave souls. The numbers increase annually as brave (crazy) guests take the plunge. From young to old, they always have a great time! Heads up: you must immerse your body from head to toe (yes, your head must get wet) – this is a Polar Bear Plunge not a Turtle Toe Touch, LOL.
Participants are asked to bring two non-perishable canned items to help our friends at South Strand Helping Hand, which provides support and resources to the needy in our community. Registration is $10 and you must donate two nonperishable items per person in the Recreation Office or donate a minimum of $2 per person when registering online. The membership fee includes entry into the Polar Bear Plunge, a T-shirt naming participants a “Polar Bear,” and bragging rights.
Pre-Plunge party kicks off at 1:30 p.m. on the beach by the Observation Deck. Our live DJ will get you pumped up with music while guests snap a photo with our polar bear mascot.
**Open only to guests staying at Ocean Lakes**
So, where are you going to be this New Year’s Eve day? We hope you’ll join our “happy campers” and celebrate the New Year!