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.

 

 

Just Posted

Maple Ridge officers taking part in 20th Cops for Cancer ride

Const. Gregg Holland and Const. Cory Russell setting off in September.

Golden Ears park gets 65 of 600 new provincial campsites

‘Walk-in sites are easily accessible for both motorists and cyclists.’

Smart Centres’ Albion flats lots up for sale

Future undecided for area where shopping was proposed

Mother bear, three cubs relocated from northeast Maple Ridge

Silver Valley residents calling for ‘no-kill’ zone.

Maple Ridge child victim centre receives thousands from feds

More than $250,000 will be given to Alisa’s Wish to help child victims of abuse

Trudeau touts economic record at Liberal fundraiser in Vancouver

The Prime Minister was in B.C. for much of this week

Raptors beat Bucks 105-99 to move within 1 game of NBA Finals

Leonard scores 35 as Toronto takes 3-2 series lead over Milwaukee

B.C. Supreme Court dismisses review around ferry workers’ right to strike

B.C. Ferry and Marine Workers’ Union collective agreement expires November 2020

Fraser Valley man dead after car hurtles from embankment west of Campbell River

Survivor of crash rushed to hospital by helicopter in serious condition

B.C. premier hints at twin-tunnel plan for Metro Vancouver’s Massey Tunnel

John Horgan cancelled plans for a 10-lane bridge to replace the 60-year-old tunnel shortly after taking office

Police investigate ‘serious collision’ between motorcycle, truck in Vancouver

Motorists asked to stay away from Blanca Street & West 4 Avenue

Municipalities protest after B.C. declares marijuana crops ‘farm use’

UBCM president seeks answers in letter to John Horgan government

CMHC defends mortgage stress test changes amid calls for loosening rules

Uninsured borrowers must now show they could service their mortgage if rates rose two per cent

Metro Vancouver mayors ask public to lobby feds for annual $375M transit fund

Mayors renewing their call for transit funding as federal election looms

Most Read