Aside from the White Rock Polar Bear Swim and the 95th annual event in English Bay, you ring in the new year with a chilly dip in Deep Cove during the annual Penguin Plunge at Panorama Park.
Polar Bear Swim: North Vancouver
The Penguin Plunge is January 1, 2015 at Panorama Park at Deep Cove. Festivities run from 12:30pm to 3:00pm with the plunge promptly taking place at 2:00pm.
There will be food and refreshments, and live music with Gary Comeau and the Voodoo Allstars. Pledge forms are available online and proceeds will benefit North Shore Rescue.