January 1 at Coronation Park in Oakville
Registration & live music begin at 12:30pm
| Dip takes place at 2pm sharp!

Join hundreds of dippers and thousands of spectators at Coronation Park in Oakville as they take the plunge into the icy cold waters of Lake Ontario to help provide clean water in developing countries.

Whether you come to Coronation Park in Oakville 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!

Canada's Largest Polar Bear Dip for Charity

663 Million

663 million people do not have access to clean drinking water.


A well can reduce child mortality
in a community by 65%

T&T Water


Amount raised since 1995 to fund clean
water projects around the world.


helps provide clean water to
a child and their community.


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Jan 1 2018!

The time has come to start getting ready for Polar Bear Dip 2018 so grab your friends and family and start fundraising today!

Click here to register online or

Download the paper registration form

See you on January 1st!

Water for Water

Funds raised at the 2018 event will improve the health and safety of children and their families by providing clean, healthy water in communities in Mali, Western Africa.

Polar Bear Dip Videos

2017 Video (Kevin September) | 2017 Recap (Dave Keystone) | BT Part 1 | BT Part 2 | 2017 ad | Drone Video | Rick Mercer | Courage Brothers in Rwanda

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