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January 1

Polar Bear Plunge

Sunday, January 1

Kick off the new year with a cool tradition—a refreshing plunge into invigorating Puget Sound!

11:30 am: Cub Plunge, for youth under 10 years of age.
12:00 pm: Adult/Family Plunge at noon

Cost: The Polar Bear Plunge is free, just show up and enjoy the fun!
Location: Point Defiance boat launch, 5912 N. Waterfront Drive in Point Defiance Park

The event is free and takes place rain or shine at the Point Defiance boat launch, located at 5912 N. Waterfront Drive in Point Defiance Park. For the safety of participants life jackets will available and lifeguards will be stationed on the docks.
  
Daring folks who jump in can warm up afterward in heating tents, sip free hot drinks, and purchase treats from the snack bar. Changing tents will be available. 

Volunteers are always needed to serve refreshments or set up and take down after the event. Contact Gene at genea@tacomaparks.com to volunteer.

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Polar-PlungePoint Defiance Marina

5912 North Waterfront Dr.,
Tacoma, WA 98407
(253) 591-5325