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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Big thanks to everyone who dipped, donated, volunteered and came out to
watch the crazy fun on January 1st at Coronation Park in Oakville!

It is because of your support that we have raised close to $130,000 this year with donations still coming in! This brings our total raised for World Vision to over $1.5 Million since 1995!

Check out this video of the day from our friend Kevin September & this fun recap from our friend Dave Keystone.

Water for Water

Funds raised at the 2017 event will improve the health and safety of children by providing clean, healthy water right in their communities of Tanzania, Rwanda, Ghana and Mali.

Polar Bear Dip Videos

Breakfast TV 1 | Breakfast TV 2 | 2017 ad | Drone Video 2017 | Rick Mercer | Courage Brothers in Rwanda

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