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Welcome



Cold enough for ya?

The Coney Island Polar Bear Club is the oldest winter bathing organization in the United States. We swim in the Atlantic Ocean at Coney Island every Sunday from November through April.



JOIN THE CONEY ISLAND POLAR BEAR CLUB AND CAMP SUNSHINE AT OUR ANNUAL NEW YEAR’S DAY SWIM

$20 SUGGESTED DONATION to Camp Sunshine for each participant

NEW YEAR’S DAY:
Assemble on the Boardwalk at Stillwell Avenue, Coney Island.

SWIM TIME 1:00 PM SHARP, arrive early.

DIRECTIONS, click here.

BRING WARM CLOTHES, SURF BOOTS OR OLD SNEAKERS,TOWELS AND DEFINITELY BRING YOUR CAMERA. The NYC Parks Department provides changing facilities on the Boardwalk at Stillwell Avenue.


REGISTER AND PLEDGE HERE or in person on New Year’s Day.

Participants can avoid long lines on New Year’s Day by registering online as soon as possible and making a minimum $20 donation to trigger express registration and entry into the earliest PLUNGE wave.

In addition, plungers who raise $100 or more will receive a highly coveted long sleeve Freezin' for a Reason “I DID IT” event shirt. Participants over 21 years old also will receive a limited edition “The Plunge” pint glass, complements of Coney Island Brewing Company, and an invitation to an exclusive after party with the Coney Island Polar Bear Club at Peggy O’Neill’s Bar and Restaurant.

The Coney Island Polar Dip is again partnering with CrowdRise, a popular online fundraising platform, to make it easier for the entire community to unite, support and fundraise for Camp Sunshine. To start raising funds, form or join a team, and donate online, visit http://www.freezinforareason.com. For more information, call (207) 655-3800.

THERE IS NO FEE FOR SWIMMERS OR OBSERVERS, but we encourage all participants to make a voluntary donation to our partner Camp Sunshine







MEMBERSHIP
We will be holding a lottery for 5 new members for the 2014-2015 season.
Details here

You can still join us for a guest swim
Find out how


Membership is not required for our New Year's Day Swim


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