Calling All Polar Bears! Mary Wayte Pool to Hold Chilly Swim Dec. 22

With its boiler under repair, Mary Wayte Pool is challenging swimmers to brave the cold water with a celebratory "Polar Bear" style swim

Local swimmers and friends are invited to brace themselves for a brisk swim in the name of a good cause at Mary Wayte Pool next week.

Rather than close a few days early before Christmas for repairs to the facilities boiler, the will hold a "Polar Bear Plunge" swim on Dec. 22 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., according to organizers.

Particiants are encouraged to bring 2 non-perishable food items for the local food bank and join the fun for free.

The event is not intended to take the place of the 45th Annual , which takes place each New Year's Day at .

This will be the last day the pool will be open before the Christmas Holiday.

A public service announcment encourages residents to "Bring your wet suit or show your courage and jump in the pool for a brisk swim."

The pool is owned by the and operated by Olympic Cascade Aquatics.


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