The event raises money for the not for profit Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin Maryland. You can view more information by visiting this link PENGUIN SWIM . Celebrate New Year's Day by "Getting wet for a good cause." Everyone looks forward to this annual dip into the chilly Atlantic Ocean to benefit local hospital Atlantic General. Registration at 11:30 a.m.; swim at 1 p.m. Incentive prizes begin with $25 donation at registration.
It is held at 91st street and the ocean in front of the Princess Royale Hotel. They even open their hot tubs and indoor swimming pools to the "penguins" after their ocean dip.
Even though I am not brave enough to jump into the surf, it is a lot of fun to go and people watch.
We saw Elvis -
and Superman -
Fireman guy -
A beer bottle guy -
It was a lot of fun for everyone and it is something that will become a yearly tradition in this family!