|Prince Rupert substitutions will look significantly different on New Years Day|
as North Coast residents take the plunge at Rushbrook Floats
Prince Rupert's annual tradition of Polar Bear Dip for New Year's Day makes its return on Monday afternoon, as the city's Rotarian's host the popular and well attended event at the city's Rushbrook Floats.
The event starts at1 PM on New Year's Day with participants encouraged to wear costumes, a tradition from past years that explored a number of themes.
For those new to town, Rushbrook Floats is located on the city's east side, follow George Hills Way to the very end, the Floats are located just past the Canadian Fish Company Plant at Drydock Road and George Hills Way.
To help keep participants and spectators warm, the Rotarians will be serving up Coffee, Hot Dogs and Hot Chocolate through the afternoon.
Once the day's underway, you may just find a good sample of the costumed Polar Dippers from the Rotary Club's Facebook page.