Freezin' For a Reason | Night & Day | South Florida | Broward Palm Beach New Times | The Leading Independent News Source in Broward-Palm Beach, Florida

Freezin' For a Reason

Join U.S. Olympic silver medalist Dara Torres as well and other celebrity athletes as they take a plunge into freezing waters to benefit Special Olympics.

The Mullin's Park Swimming Pool (10000 NW 29 St., Coral Springs) will be filled with icecubes until it reaches a frosty 35 degrees. Swimmers can donate $25 a piece to take a dip in the cool waters along with Torres. In addition to the frozen swim, organizers will hand out awards to for the highest fundraising, the team with the highest fundraising, best costume, and largest team membership.

Proceeds will benefit the Special Olympics, as well as the Coach Michael Lohberg Foundation, created to assist Lohberg, Torres' Olympic swimming coach, who was diagnosed with Aplastic Anemia.

Register online at http://www.solarpolarplunge.com/register.php, or call 954-831-6465 or 954-344-1833 for more information.
Sat., Feb. 21, 10 a.m., 2009

KEEP NEW TIMES BROWARD-PALM BEACH FREE... Since we started New Times Broward-Palm Beach, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of South Florida, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
John Linn

Latest Stories