Quinn Wilkinson and others take a dip in the ocean at Departure Bay Beach on Tuesday afternoon during the 58th annual Frank Ney Memorial Polar Bear Swim. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)

Quinn Wilkinson and others take a dip in the ocean at Departure Bay Beach on Tuesday afternoon during the 58th annual Frank Ney Memorial Polar Bear Swim. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)

VIDEO: Community takes a dip at polar bear swim in Departure Bay

About 170 people participate in 58th annual event on Boxing Day

The community took a chilly dip on Boxing Day.

The 58th annual Frank Ney Memorial Polar Bear Swim was held Tuesday afternoon at Departure Bay Beach. About 170 people participated this year.

Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty promotes the free event every year.



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