Bronx Polar Bears take the plunge
John Weed and Eileen Torres, director of BronxWorks, bundled up before they took the plunge.
The polar bears thrive in the icy water.
Michael Max Knobbe, director of BronxNet, with Bronx Polar Bears Liga Freimane(l) and Anna Romanovich.
The Coney Island Polar Bear Club was represented alongside the Bronx Polar Bears.
The Latvian contingent of Baron Brujia (r) and Valvis Freimane remained in the water the longest.
BronxNet and the Bronx Polar Bears hosted the 5th annual Polar Bear Plunge on Saturday, February 14 at Orchard Beach in partnership with BronxWorks to benefit their homeless outreach programs. The Bronx Polar Bear club was joined by cold weather enthusiests from all over the city to take a dip in the 22 degree water.
Updated 4:59 pm, July 9, 2018