Clarington Polar Bear Swim 2015/2016
January 1st, 2016 2pm - Newcastle Waterfront - Lake Ontario
The first 100 swimmers to raise at least $30 in pledges will get a fantastic Goody Bag filled with a t-shirt and lots of surprises!

$86,000 raised to date!


This link will take you directly to a secure Sick Kids Foundation donation page where you can create your own page to gather online donations, or you can simply donate!


This link will take you directly to a secure Autism Durham donation page where you can make a one-time or recurring donation.

Thank you for your support!

Visit our new supporter for info on FREE scuba shoe rental for this event-Thank you Brian Pallock!

  New this year:
Support SickKids and Autism Durham

What: Also known as the "Dash of Insanity" and the "Plunge for Life", swimmers brave the icy cold waters of Lake Ontario.

When: January 1, 2016 The swimmers will be "swimming" at 2 pm, but come early to register and to enjoy food and music!

Who: Anyone crazy enough to join us!

Where: Newcastle Waterfront, Mill St. S

Why: To raise awareness for the urgent need for organ and tissue donation AND to raise money for the Sick Kids Foundation for research into paediatric liver disease.  NEW FOR 2016 - Raise money for Autism Durham as well!

How:  Take the Mill St. exit off the 401 and follow it down to the waterfront. 

All money raised will be split between two fantastic charities:

SickKids Foundation for research into paediatric liver disease


Autism Durham

Contact us by email at:
Or by phone:  Heather at 905 261 7519

Or Hugh & Nancy Towie at 905 259 7291

Good Info and Tips About the Swim....

Use the pledge form to gather pledges for your swim!  Everyone who sponsors you has a chance to win a great prize

Please print and sign the waiver form and bring with you to register on the day of the swim!

Extra waiver forms will be available onsite the day of the swim.

 Check out our Facebook page!


The top fundraisers will receive great prizes!

50/50 draw onsite, the day of the event!