Doreen Overstreet, Senior Public Information Officer, Orange County Government
Phone: 407-836-5301

Orange County Parks & Recreation to Host Black Bear Polar Plunge on New Year’s Day at Kelly Park

WHAT: To ring in the New Year with an exhilarating blast, Orange County Parks & Recreation will host a Black Bear Polar Plunge on New Year’s Day in Kelly Park in Apopka. Are you brave enough to walk, run or swim into 68⁰ Rock Springs on New Year’s Day? Join us for the southern version of a polar bear plunge. Afterward, warm up at the fire with a coffee or hot chocolate.

For more information, contact Kelly Park at 407-254-1902 or email

WHO: Orange County Parks & Recreation

WHEN: Tuesday, January 1, 2019
10 a.m. – Registration
10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Plunge

WHERE: Rock Springs at Kelly Park
400 E. Kelly Park Rd.
Apopka, FL 32712

COST: Park admission fee applies
$3 per vehicle for 1-2 people
$5 per vehicle for 3-8 people
$1 for additional person/walk-ins/motorcycles/bikes

Mandy Kimmer, Public Information Officer, Orange County Parks & Recreation
321-230-6512 (mobile) or

About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its residents and guests with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. Located in Central Florida, Orange County includes 13 municipalities and is home to world-famous theme parks, one of the nation’s largest convention centers and a thriving life science research park. Seven elected members make up the Board of County Commissioners, including the Mayor, who is elected countywide. For more information, please visit or go to Orange County Government’s social media channels.

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