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Welcome to the Virtual Polar Bear Dip 2021!

The 2021 River Hospital Polar Bear Dip is going VIRTUAL!  

Did 2020 leave you feeling ICE-olated? Come join our Brrr-tual Polar Bear Dip! We are keeping the River Hospital Dip tradition alive with a twist and we can BEARly contain the excitement we have to see our community come together virtually to support River Hospital!  

You may register to Virtually Dip anytime before February 27, 2021 BUT if you want your Dip to be included in the Judging and Final Virtual Video you must submit your Dip video or photos by February 21, 2021. Register now! 

We know how creative our supporters can be; we've seen your costumes and can only imagine what you will come up with for your virtual Dips! Jump in a pile of snow, run through your sprinklers, jump into an inflatable pool filled with ice water, the ideas are endless! (Just don’t jump in the River!)

Click HERE for more Dip tips and tricks! 

Share your fun fundraising, dip ideas and experiences with the River Hospital Polar Bear Dipper community! Send us your videos and pictures of your virtual fundraising adventures by February 21, 2021 to be included in our Virtual Judging Award Party, which will be streamed at 1pm EST on February 27 on our Facebook, YouTube and website. 

Supporting the Polar Bear Dip is more important than ever, as River Hospital responds to the current health care crisis. 

Funds raised for this year's Virtual Dip will be used to purchase an Echocardiogram for River Hospital, bringing state of the art imaging equipment for cardiac care onsite for the first time. The Echocardiogram will be an important addition to our newly renovated Cardiopulmonary Department, helping to enhance care for our patients with cardiac conditions, while keeping care local.

Join the fun and register for the Virtual Polar Bear Dip today!!

WWNY-TV Virtual Polar Bear Dip 2021 Commercial

Thank you to our generous event sponsors!