ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED! But we encourage everyone to continue contributing to our cause of supporting Coney Island.  Donations are open until January 15th, 2018!

Join us for the 114th Annual Coney Island Polar Bear Club Plunge!

Taking place on January 1, 2018 at 1pm sharp on the world famous Coney Island Beach is the 114th Annual Coney Island Polar Bear Club Plunge.  All swimmers should meet at the Boardwalk & Stillwell Avenue.  This year's plunge will raise funds for the Coney Island community to create a more sustainable and cleaner environment as well as improve quality of life for residents.

Info about the Plunge:

There is no fee for swimmers but donations are encouraged and you must register in order to participate.  Online registration is a minimum donation of $25.  You can register and pledge here or onsite New Year’s Day morning after 10:00 am.

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.

Plunge for a Cause!

This year, we are raising funds to support the Coney Island community including the New York Aquarium, Alliance for Coney Island and other local arts and history organizations.  Coney Island is a neighborhood of 50,000 with a poverty rate close to 30% and is situated right on the Atlantic Ocean. 

Five years after Superstorm Sandy, the Coney Island neighborhood continues to recover. The Alliance is focused on ensuring residents have an improved quality of life through their supplemental services and workforce development programs.

Funds raised will support workforce development programs for local residents to connect them to job opportunities and neighborhood services, as well as help increase their advocacy for clean water and educate the public about waste.

We need your help to do this work! Please register or create a team and spread the word about this fun & charitable event!

** Please note that children under 18 years old must register the day of the event and have their parent present to sign the waiver.

More info on the Plunge website here.

DIRECTIONS: click here.

There is free parking available @ MCU PARK


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