Polar Bear Winter Swimming Websites

Listing of U.S.Polar Bear Clubs       Boulder, Colorado

Indianapolis, Indiana                             Huron, County

  Clear Lake, Iowa      Polar Bear Clubs Around the World


Benefits of becoming a Polar Bear Member

    1)  Shocking the circulatory system can produce a warm afterglow and a transcendental state that one
    literally needs to experience to fully understand.

    2)  It is a spiritually uplifting ritual which can surpass any normal level of comprehension.

    3)  It can reduce wrinkles.    Drastic temperature changes and shivering skin actually exercise shallow
    sub-cutaneous muscles that firm the skin.

    4)  You become part of history rooted in the European tradition of saunas and cold-water bathing.

    5)  Jumping in near-freezing water wearing little more than a pair of shorts takes a brave soul.

    6)  Participants build a sense of camaraderie and valued friendships that can last a lifetime.

    7)  It helps mentally by shortening the winter season and lifts bouts of depression. 

    8)  It's a heck of lot cheaper and safer than walking on coals.

Page-Lake Powell Polar Bear Home Page

Jan 19, 2002 Event Summary      F.A.Q. - Cold Water Swimming

2003 Press Release    Entry Forms and Waiver

Photo Gallery - Cold Water Swimming Images from around the World

Polar Bear Club and Cold Water Swimming Links