CASTRO VALLEY -- Hardy souls are invited to dive into the new year at a Polar Bear Plunge on Saturday morning.
The free plunge takes place at the unheated outdoor swimming pool at the Castro Valley Swim Center, at Mabel Avenue and Redwood Road. The event is sponsored by the Hayward Area Recreation and Park District.
The pool will open at 9 a.m., and the plunge will be at 9:45 a.m. sharp. Those taking part will receive a certificate, warm drinks and refreshments.
For more information, call 510-881-6703 or go to www.haywardrec.org.