Polar Bear Plunge heats up Winterfest in Skaneateles

What started as a friendly conversation centering around how to give back to the community at a New Year’s Eve party has since grown to become the highlight of the Skaneateles Winterfest.

The annual Polar Bear Plunge drew a large crowd Saturday despite the freezing winds and snowfall as more than 50 people dressed in their traditional costumes took the plunge into the waters of Skaneateles Lake beside the pier at Clift Park.

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