Archive of posts tagged "swim"

Polar Bear Swim: White Rock Pier

December 27th, 2014 @ 2:04pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

If you’re looking to participate in a Polar Bear Swim that isn’t over at the 95th annual event in English Bay this year you can participate in the 45th annual White Rock Polar Bear Swim. Photo credit: Tyler Ingram on Flickr White Rock Pier Polar Bear Swim Register for the White Rock Pier Polar Bear […]

Polar Bear Swim: Vancouver English Bay

December 27th, 2014 @ 1:54pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Polar Bear Swim returns to English Bay for the 95th year on January 1, 2015. New Year’s Day 1939 + 2011. Archives# CVA 371-836 + Photo credit: Michael Kalus – Michael Kalus Print It was in 1920 that Peter Pantages created the club and the brisk ocean dip has been a New Year’s […]

Vancouver Polar Bear Swim 2014

December 30th, 2013 @ 11:34am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Polar Bear Swim returns to English Bay for the 94th year on January 1, 2014. Update: If you’re looking for January 2015 events, find them here. New Year’s Day 1939 + 2011. Archives# CVA 371-836 + Photo credit: Michael Kalus – Michael Kalus Print It was in 1920 that Peter Pantages created the […]

Waterkeeper Swim Guide App

August 7th, 2013 @ 10:04am by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’m always on the lookout for new and useful apps, with a local twist. Mostly because I love trying them out and seeing the latest technology but in part because I am a frequent guest on Steve Dotto‘s “App Wednesday” radio show on AM650. Dotto invites three guests to bring their best apps to the […]

Archive Photos of the Day: Swimming

July 17th, 2013 @ 3:30pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s always fun to look back at how Vancouverites used to cool off during the summer months, seeing how our waterfront landscape — and swimming attire — has changed. Since I have previously posted a collection of beach photos (and a short story about the English Bay Pier) today I’m focusing specifically on swimming for […]