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Polar Bear Swim New Year’s Day Vancouver, White Rock, North Vancouver

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It was in 1920 that Peter Pantages created the Polar Bear Swim Club in Vancouver and the brisk ocean dip has been a New Year’s Day tradition for the last 96 years. Peter Pantages on a snowy Vancouver beach in 1927. Archives# CVA 99-1786. Polar Bear Swim Vancouver The Vancouver Polar Bear Swim takes place […]

Polar Bear Swim: North Vancouver

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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. […]

Polar Bear Swim: White Rock Pier

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If you’re looking to participate in a Polar Bear Swim that isn’t over at the 95th annual event in English Bay this year you can participate in the 45th annual White Rock Polar Bear Swim. Photo credit: Tyler Ingram on Flickr White Rock Pier Polar Bear Swim Register for the White Rock Pier Polar Bear […]

Polar Bear Swim: Vancouver English Bay

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The Vancouver Polar Bear Swim returns to English Bay for the 95th year on January 1, 2015. New Year’s Day 1939 + 2011. Archives# CVA 371-836 + Photo credit: Michael Kalus – Michael Kalus Print It was in 1920 that Peter Pantages created the club and the brisk ocean dip has been a New Year’s […]

Vancouver Polar Bear Swim 2014

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The Vancouver Polar Bear Swim returns to English Bay for the 94th year on January 1, 2014. Update: If you’re looking for January 2015 events, find them here. New Year’s Day 1939 + 2011. Archives# CVA 371-836 + Photo credit: Michael Kalus – Michael Kalus Print It was in 1920 that Peter Pantages created the […]