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Polar Bear Club Plaque in English Bay

Polar Bear Club plaque
Polar Bear Club plaque

The plaque ...

The plaque says:

City of Vancouver

Polar Bear Club

When Peter Pantages arrived in Vancouver in 1917 he started the practice of taking a daily ocean swim.  In 1920 he founded the Polar Bear Club and inaugrated its now famouse New Year's Day swim at English Bay.  He served as president until his final dip in 1971.

1876 - 1986

Where is the Polar Bear Club Plaque in English Bay?

The Polar Bear Club Plaque is located on the English Bay Bathhouse at English Bay.

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