Cold for a Cause Polar Bear Plunge being held at Pickrell Park Jan. 8

The Cold for a Cause Polar Bear Plunge will return Jan. 8. (Courtesy Schertz Family YMCA)
The Cold for a Cause Polar Bear Plunge will return Jan. 8. (Courtesy Schertz Family YMCA)

The Cold for a Cause Polar Bear Plunge will return Jan. 8. (Courtesy Schertz Family YMCA)

The Schertz Parks and Recreation Department and the Schertz Family YMCA are partnering to host the Cold for a Cause Polar Bear Plunge on Jan. 8.

Following the plunge, s’mores and hot chocolate will be available to help attendees warm up.



Proceeds from the event benefit the YMCA in its goal to provide programs for children, families, seniors, neighbors and others. 10 a.m. $15 registration fee. Pickrell Park Pool, 703 Oak St., Schertz. 210-619-1900. https://ymcasatx.org/polarbearplunge



By Jarrett Whitener

Reporter, Northeast San Antonio Metrocom

Jarrett joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in September 2021. Prior to CI, he was a staff writer for two papers in North Georgia, the North Georgia News and the Towns County Herald. He graduated from Young Harris College with a degree in Creative Writing in 2020. Jarrett covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in the Northeast San Antonio Metrocom.