Folks seeking induction to the club can show up at 8 a.m. on Dec. 1 for the event, which benefits Vitamin Angels. (Doors open at 7:30 a.m.) Tickets to the event are $18.99 and include a post-dash reception with hot cocoa and pastries plus the opportunity to go back into ICE! later that morning at a more leisurely, fully clothed pace. Remember, the temperature tops out at 9 degrees in ICE!
Advance-purchase tickets are available at www.OrlandoPolarBearClub.com.
The event has a few rules. Shoes are required. Swimsuits must be in "good taste." Participants are encouraged to accessorize with hats, gloves and other cold-weather gear. Expect to spend only a few minutes in the exhibit while in swimsuit mode.
This year's ICE! exhibit has a "Merry Madagascar" theme and features 12 scenes from the