Feeling Long Lakey Polar Bear Plunge
This is a fundraising event to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. Participants will be eligible to win prizes for Best Costume, Most Money Raised by an Individual, Most Money Raised by a Team, and Best Plunge Technique. Fundraising efforts support Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) programs and services, which are provided at no cost to warriors and their families. Through their efforts at the community level, the “Feeling Long Lakey Polar Plunge” is directly supporting WWP programs and services for warriors, which include access to mental and physical health care, employment assistance, and education services.
Registration will be held at the Adirondack Hotel from 11a.m. – 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 30th with the plunge kicking off at noon at the Town Beach. The Long Lake Fire Department will be on site to cut the ice and help manage the safety of the polar bears and the Long Lake Rescue Squad will be on site checking participants blood pressure. The Parks and Recreation department is seeking volunteers to be on site to hand out towels and handle registrations.
Bring towels, robes, warm clothes and must wear shoes. There is a heated public restroom at the location and participants will have access to the building to change and to warm up.
Pre-registration materials and Wounded Warrior Pledge sheets will be available online and at the Long Lake Town Office Building at 1130 Deerland Road on weekdays from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.. Call 518-624-3077 for more information.