COVID Cancellation: Coney Island's Annual Polar Bear Plunge Nixed Due To PandemicThe Coney Island Polar Bear Club announced it is canceling what would have been the event's 117th year.
Thousands Start 2020 With A Splash At 116th Annual Coney Island Polar Bear PlungeNearly 4,000 people dressed in much less than what the cold weather calls for waited eagerly on Coney Island's boardwalk to jump into the Atlantic.
Thousands Of Brave Souls Take Part In Annual Coney Island Polar Bear PlungeSome say the plunge into the chilly sea has a number of health benefits such as stimulated blood flow and heightened energy, but we'll take the swimmers' word for it.
Hundreds Brave Bitter Cold For Coney Island Polar Bear PlungeTemperatures hovered at about 17 degrees for the annual tradition that began in 1903. The water temperature was estimated at 37 degrees.
Bitter Cold Spurs Cancellation Of Polar Bear Plunges In New Jersey; Coney Island Plunge Still OnSome polar bear plunges in the Tri-State Area have been called off due to extreme cold in the forecast, but the New Year’s Day plunge at Coney Island is still on.
Coney Island Polar Bears Take New Year's Day PlungeThe Coney Island club is the oldest winter bathing organization in the U.S. and proceeds from the plunge go to Camp Sunshine, which helps kids with life-threatening illnesses.
Frozen Hempstead Harbor Alters Plans For Polar Bear PlungeA suburban New York town is changing its plans for a weekend "polar bear'' fundraiser.
Hearty Swimmers Take Part In Polar Bear Plunge At Coney IslandSurrounded by a place world famous for free spirits and freak shows, thousands came to Coney Island Tuesday to brave an annual ice cold water craze.