Polar Bear Plunge

American Pool Takes on the Polar Bear Plunge

On January 24, 2020, American Pool Maryland braved the frigid waters of the Chesapeake Bay in support of Special Olympics Maryland with the annual Polar Bear Plunge. Each year, the Polar Bear Plunge event raises money in support of the 8,033+ athletes of Special Olympics Maryland. By participating in the plunge, the proceeds raised support [...]

Polar bear plunges: Are they healthy or crazy?

Some groups, such as New York City's Coney Island Polar Bear Club USA, have been jumping into the freezing Atlantic for more than 100 hundred years, but does that make it a harmless tradition, or could cold water have serious health effects on unsuspecting swimmers?

By |2015-01-24T12:34:37+00:00January 24th, 2015|News & Insights|