Crowd braves the cold for Maple Bay polar bear dip

Hundreds of people and even some pets braved the cold on Sunday, Jan. 1 for the Maple Bay Rowing Club’s annual New Year’s day polar bear swim. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)Hundreds of people and even some pets braved the cold on Sunday, Jan. 1 for the Maple Bay Rowing Club’s annual New Year’s day polar bear swim. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
Hundreds braved the cold on Sunday, Jan. 1 for the Maple Bay Rowing Club’s annual New Year’s day polar bear swim. Some made it a family outing. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)Hundreds braved the cold on Sunday, Jan. 1 for the Maple Bay Rowing Club’s annual New Year’s day polar bear swim. Some made it a family outing. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
Hundreds braved the cold on Sunday, Jan. 1 for the Maple Bay Rowing Club’s annual New Year’s day polar bear swim.Hundreds braved the cold on Sunday, Jan. 1 for the Maple Bay Rowing Club’s annual New Year’s day polar bear swim.
The calm before the storm as hundreds braved the cold on Sunday, Jan. 1 for the Maple Bay Rowing Club’s annual New Year’s day polar bear swim. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)The calm before the storm as hundreds braved the cold on Sunday, Jan. 1 for the Maple Bay Rowing Club’s annual New Year’s day polar bear swim. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
Hundreds braved the cold on Sunday, Jan. 1 for the Maple Bay Rowing Club’s annual New Year’s day polar bear swim. (Photos by Sarah Simpson/Citizen)Hundreds braved the cold on Sunday, Jan. 1 for the Maple Bay Rowing Club’s annual New Year’s day polar bear swim. (Photos by Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
Hundreds braved the cold on Sunday, Jan. 1 for the Maple Bay Rowing Club’s annual New Year’s day polar bear swim. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)Hundreds braved the cold on Sunday, Jan. 1 for the Maple Bay Rowing Club’s annual New Year’s day polar bear swim. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
Hundreds braved the cold on Sunday, Jan. 1 for the Maple Bay Rowing Club’s annual New Year’s day polar bear swim. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)Hundreds braved the cold on Sunday, Jan. 1 for the Maple Bay Rowing Club’s annual New Year’s day polar bear swim. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
Hundreds braved the cold on Sunday, Jan. 1 for the Maple Bay Rowing Club’s annual New Year’s day polar bear swim. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)Hundreds braved the cold on Sunday, Jan. 1 for the Maple Bay Rowing Club’s annual New Year’s day polar bear swim. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)

Hundreds braved the cold on Sunday, Jan. 1 for the Maple Bay Rowing Club’s annual New Year’s day polar bear swim.

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