Rochester Polar Plunge draws big turnout

February 12, 2018 06:21 AM

Thousands of people took a cool dip at Lake Ontario Beach Park Sunday for a special cause.

The 18 annual polar plunge was in honor of the Special Olympics, giving "freezing for a reason" a whole new meaning.

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People from across the area wore a wide variety of clothing including bikinis, superhero outfits, winter gear, and much more all to take the chilly dive.

The largest chapter in New York State, the Rochester chapter raises about 300 thousand dollars annually for the Special Olympics.


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