The Town of Long Lake Parks and Recreation Department, the Long Lake Rescue Squad and the Long Lake
Fire Department join forces for the Sixth Annual Feeling Long Lakey Polar Plunge on Saturday, December
29th at 1pm, Long Lake Town Beach. This event is a benefit for Believe Northern NY. Funds collected for
Believe Northern NY will support the volunteer firefighters, EMTs, members of ladies auxiliaries and affiliated
members in Franklin, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence counties who suffer from a life threatening
illness, such as cancer, with a goal of $2000 to be raised.
Prizes will be awarded for Best Costume, Best Team Theme, Most Money Raised by an Individual, Most Money
Raised by a Team and Best Plunge Technique. Registration and blood pressure checks will be held at the
Adirondack Hotel from 11am until 12:30pm on Saturday, December 29 th , 2018 with the plunge slated for 1pm
at the Town Beach, 1258 Main Street, Long Lake, NY. This year it is requested that the minimum amount
raised to participate is $25.
Participants are asked to bring towels, robes and warm clothes. There will be access to a warm public
restroom on site. Warm busses will be used as holding areas at the beach before and after the plunge.
Limited changing space will be available at the Adirondack Hotel.
In 2017 the plunge took place despite the air temperature of 3 degrees Fahrenheit. The event raised over
$1900 for High Peaks Hospice and had a total of ten plungers.
An after party and awards ceremony for the Feeling Long Lake Polar Plunge will be held at the Adirondack
Hotel, 1245 Main Street, Long Lake, NY starting at 2pm.
Pre-Registration materials and Believe NY Pledge sheets are available at the Long Lake Town Office Building,
1130 Deerland Road weekdays from 8:30am – 4pm. Call 518-624-3077 or on line at www.mylonglake.com
under Winter Events and Calendar of Events.