2004-01-09 / Community

A Quick New Year’s Day Dip In A Cold Ocean

A Quick New Year’s Day Dip In A Cold Ocean


The Rockaway Polar Bear Club took to the icy waters of the Atlantic Ocean on New Year’s Day once again this year. More that 100 cold swimmers took part as a like number cheered them on. The event took place at noon at Beach 146 Street/ Pictured, the large crowd gets ready for the plunge.The Rockaway Polar Bear Club took to the icy waters of the Atlantic Ocean on New Year’s Day once again this year. More that 100 cold swimmers took part as a like number cheered them on. The event took place at noon at Beach 146 Street/ Pictured, the large crowd gets ready for the plunge.
Most of those who took part were glad to get out and dry off for an after-swim party.Most of those who took part were glad to get out and dry off for an after-swim party.Kids of all ages took part in the winter swim.Kids of all ages took part in the winter swim.

Most spent only minutes in the water, while others took the time to paddle around or to take a second dip.Most spent only minutes in the water, while others took the time to paddle around or to take a second dip.

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