For many it is a mad rush in and out of the icy water at the annual Polar Plunge. Photo by Jocelyn Doll/Campbell River Mirror

Celebrate the New Year with an icy plunge into the ocean

People ran head long into the ocean with shouts of joy and screams of shock today at Saratoga Beach for the annual Polar Plunge.

 

A band of bagpipers entertained the crowd at Saratoga Beach. Photo by Jocelyn Doll/Campbell River Mirror

The Oyster River Fire Department was at the event keeping an eye on the swimmers. Photo by Jocelyn Doll/Campbell River Mirror

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