SWFD Polar Bear Splash & Bonfire at Ed Walline Park Jan 1

December 28, 2013 by SoWal Staff

Start the New Year by taking a “SPLASH” with your family and friends at the first ever SWFD Polar Bear Splash. Come join us as “Splashers” take to the gulf waters on New Year’s Day. 

This invigorating event will surely get your blood flowing and for those that brave the winter waters, we will also be hosting a beach bonfire to help warm you up. 

Date/Time/Location- January 1, 2014. 11am at Ed Walline Park
$20 donation - All proceeds will benefit the SWFD Department Relations Committee.

For more info: Sammy Sanchez at or Dave Swift at

Hosted by South Walton Fire District. Co-sponsored by Coastal Insurance Agency and The Merchants of Gulf Place. Bonfire provided courtesy of Beach Bonfires by Kenny. 

In the event of Red Flag Conditions, the plunge will relocate to the Gulf Place Community Park Pool.


Ed Walline Park Beach Access across from Gulf Place Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

See map: Google Maps


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