|An empty Ruhsbrook Floats Boat Ramp during the recent King tide,|
the scene will be a little different on New Years Day
as Rotarian's host the annual Prince Rupert Polar Bear Swim
Prince Rupert's Rotarian's are putting together the finishing touches for the region's annual tradition of the Polar Bear Swim, set for Tuesday, January 1st at 1PM at the Rushbrook Floats near the Canadian Fish plant on the city's east side.
For those new to the community, Rushbrook Floats is located at the very eastern end of George Hills way which runs parallel to the waterfront from Cow Bay, the floats are just past the Canadian Fish Plant located at the foot of Drydock Road on George Hills.
The event is one of the signature events for the Rotary Club of Prince Rupert and makes for a popular way to greet the New Year Ahead. You can find out more about the event from the event page hosted by the Prince Rupert Rotary Club's Facebook page.