Polar Dip 2013
This year's Polar Bear Dip at Palmer's Pond in Dorchester boasted a record 39 participants who chose to ring in the New Year with an icy plunge. Celebrating its 19th year, the event, which took place on Tuesday, Jan. 1, at 1 p.m., is sponsored by the Dorchester Lions Club, with funds raised going to support Bob Edgett’s Boys and Girls’ Club and other local organizations. The local Polar Bear Dip is believed to be the longest-running one in New Brunswick, possibly even in the Atlantic Provinces. Also see the related video. DOHERTY PHOTOS
Published on January 2, 2013Paul Spence, centre, and his sons David, left, and Michael kicked of this year's Polar Bear Dip at Palmer's Pond in Dorchester.