The Courage Polar Bear Dip for World Vision is Canada’s Largest Polar Bear Dip for Charity where hundreds of dippers and thousands of spectators take the plunge into the icy cold waters of Lake Ontario every January 1st to help provide clean water in developing countries.
Use the Polar Bear Dip App to get the latest information about the dip, donate to this great cause and connect with our corporate supporters. Take advantage of deals offered by these supporters and you will be helping the Courage Polar Bear Dip at the same time.
Whether you come to Coronation Park in Oakville, Ontario, Canada on January 1st to enjoy the live music and festival atmosphere with family and friends, take part in the dip as a wild way to ring in the New Year or join us dressed in your craziest costume to win prizes and later see yourself on the news, it is all for a great cause!
Net proceeds from the Courage Polar Bear Dip have been given to World Vision Canada since 1995. In that time over $1,201,000 has been raised and has funded clean water projects around the world.
Funds from the 2015 event will support the Rwanda: Right to Clean Water (http://www.polarbeardip.ca/images/pdf/ProjectDetails.pdf) project in Gashora and Rugarama.
Join us on every January 1st for this Fun Charity Dip!!!