Save Our Springs Alliance informs us that the 2021 Polar Bear Plunge is canceled, here’s a video from SOS Executive Director, Bill Bunch. In consultation with Austin Public Health and City leadership, the Austin Parks and Recreation Department will not open Barton Springs Pool on Jan 1, 2021 (New Year’s Day), and the 2021 Polar Bear Plunge event is canceled. The Austin Parks and Recreation Department would like to commemorate the Polar Bear Plunge, and asks prior attendees to share photos/videos of past events on social media using the hashtag #polarplungeatx.

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