Polar Bear Plunge

Jump-start the season at the annual Polar Bear Plunge.
Come early, as the polar bears don't stay in the ocean very long!


Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 12:00pm
LaCosta Lounge
40th Street Beach
Sea Isle City, NJ 08243

On Saturday, February 16, the Polar Bear Plunge will begin at 2:00 p.m. with an end time of 2:15 p.m.  The official plunge location, with medical assistance and ocean rescue personnel on the site during the above mentioned times, is between 38th and 40th Street Beach.. To enter the Costume Contest or register to take the Plunge, visit or phone (609) 263-3611.  Come early, polar bears don’t stay in the ocean very long!

Afterwards, don’t miss the Post-Plunge Party at 2:30 p.m. and the Costume Contest Awards Ceremony at 4:00 p.m. back at LaCosta.

Jitney Schedule
Date and Time:
Friday from 6:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m., Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 a.m. (service is suspended on Landis Avenue from JFK Blvd. to 29th Street from approximately 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.) and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

29th to 94th Street, Northbound and Southbound on Landis Avenue.  Just flag the driver.  There will be no Strathmere service this weekend.

$2.00 ride before 11:00 p.m. (each way) and $4.00 ride after 11:00 p.m. (each way).  Children five years and younger sitting on an adult’s lap can ride free.

All legal parking spaces are free during the winter months.

Walking with “open containers” in public is not permitted in Sea Isle City, so please leave your adult beverages at home or at the bar.