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Elvis and others taking the plunge at the Penguin Swim.

Jan 1 , 2014

91st St. & the Ocean

SWIMMERS BRAVE THE COLD waters of the Atlantic Ocean and take a dip to benefit the local Atlantic General Hospital in the 19th Annual Penguin Swim.

Crowds of spectators cheer on the hale and hearty swimmers (dippers), with photographers and the media capturing the event for posterity.

The annual New Year’s Day event celebrates the theme, “Getting wet for a good cause.” The event raises THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS for Atlantic General Hospital each year. For more check out

Registration begins at 11:30 the day of the event but you can also pre-register on New Year's Eve and be entered in a drawing for a 2-night stay in Ocean City. More ›

Days & Times

  • Registration at 11:30 am
  • Swim starts at 1 pm