Lakeview Polar Bear Club

Participants taking part in a "Polar Plunge" at North Avenue Beach. (Credit: Mike Krauser)

Polar Plunge Raises Money For Family Of Suburban Man With ALS

About 300 people took a cold dip in Lake Michigan at North Avenue Beach Saturday after chipping away at the shelf ice to be able to get into the water, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

01/24/2015

Lake Michigan shoreline in winter

Hundreds Jump In Lake Michigan For Polar Bear Plunge

The air temperature at Oak Street Beach was 20 degrees, 19 degrees warmer than the water at the 12th Annual Polar Bear Plunge, hosted by the Lakeview Polar Bear Club.

01/26/2013