Over 55 people attended the first-ever Mystic Polar Plunge, held at Constitution Beach in East Boston on Saturday, January 28th, 2012. 21 people braved the icy waters on the mild winter day to kickoff MyRWA's 40th Anniversary year - a year to celebrate and promote the recreational opportunities of the Mystic as well as the water quality testing and environmental policy efforts that MyRWA has led over its forty year history.
Read news coverage of the event here:
Polar Plunge: 21 people dive into Mystic River for 40th anniversary, Somerville News
Q&A: Somerville environmentalist takes a 'plunge' into the Mystic, WickedLocal Somerville