Swim like a bear

Chill out on New Year’s Day at Boundary Bay Regional Park.

Delta's Polar Bear Swim takes place on Jan. 1 at 1 p.m.

Delta’s 33rd-annual Polar Bear Swim takes place Jan. 1 at 1 p.m. at Boundary Bay Regional Park in Tsawwassen.

Registration begins at noon.

Festivities begin at 11:45 am with children’s crafts, family activities and entertainment by stilt walkers.

Prizes will be awarded to first-, second- and third-place swimmers, the oldest swimmer and the farthest swimmer. Registration forms are available in advance at http://bit.ly/SxgnkW

For those looking for an indoor workout, Delta’s municipal recreation facilities will offer free swim, skate and weight room workouts on New Year’s Day. Donations of non-perishable food items to the local food bank are appreciated.

For more information, visit http://bit.ly/UNb6TV

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