Canada's Largest Polar Bear Dip for Charity

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!

event and world vision facts

663 Million

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


Clean water alone can reduce
water-related deaths by 21%


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


people have access to clean water thanks to the Polar Bear Dip.


of families in Rugarama, Rwanda do not have access to clean drinking water.


helps provide safe, clean water for
an entire family.




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Corporate Sponsors Needed!

Check out our sponsor package today. Donations, promo items, printing, prizes and more needed. Help make the 2017 Dip the best one yet!

2017 Registration Now Open

Register online for the 2017 event!

Online fundraising exclusive!
Recieve 1 ballot for every $100 raised online by December 31st at noon. You could win a Brosmer Power Lift Recliner courtesy of Rooms to Grow!

You can also download the paper form.

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. New sanitation facilities and improved hygiene training will further reduce disease and help provide a better future for families.

Polar Bear Dip Videos

2016 Polar Bear Dip (Kevin September) Drone Video |TorontoStar| BreakfastTV | Other Videos: Rick Mercer | Courage Brothers in Rwanda

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