JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (WFLA) — People take a dip at Jacksonville Beach for the first day of the year polar plunge.
Polar Plunge events are held during the winter around the country.
Here’s how it works: Participants dip into a body of water for fun, despite the low temperatures.
In the United States, polar bear plunges are usually held to raise money for a charitable organization.
In Canada, polar bear swims are usually held on New Year’s Day to celebrate the new year.