Dozens of people took part in the third annual Fort Langley polar bear swim on Jan. 1.

Dozens of people took part in the third annual Fort Langley polar bear swim on Jan. 1.

Here’s a list of polar bear swims in the Lower Mainland

From Hope to White Rock, welcome 2017 with a splash

Looking to wash off the New Year’s Eve hangover, or just take an icy dip to help ring in 2017? Find a polar bear swim near you.

Langley

Location: Brae Island Beach

Time: 12 p.m.

Cost: Free

Delta

Location: Centennial Beach

Time: Registration at 12 p.m., swim starts at 1 p.m.

Cost: Free

 

White Rock

Location: White Rock Beach

Time: 12 p.m.

Cost: Free

Surrey

Location: South Surrey Indoor Pool, 14655 17 Ave

Time: 1-4 p.m.

Cost: Regular drop-in rates

 

North Vancouver

Location: Panorama Beach in Deep Cove

Time: Live music at 12:30 p.m., swim at 2 p.m.

Cost: Free

 

 

Vancouver

The most famous Polar Bear Swim in the Lower Mainland will kick off the New Year for the 57th time.

Location: English Bay
Time: 2:30 p.m.

Cost: Free

 

Hope

Location: Kawkawa Lake

Time: 8:45 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. start

Cost: Free

 

Translink is offering free transit between 5 p.m. on New Year’s Eve and 5 a.m. on New Year’s Day.

 

 

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