Make a Wish
Long Beach Polar Bear Club
@ Riverside Blvd.
Long Beach, NY 11561
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The Long Beach Polar Bear Club

The Polar Bears are motivated by camaraderie, a touch of madness and a common goal: To honor the memory of Paulie Bradley and to keep his young spirit alive in others.

  FEBRUARY 1ST 2015!!

The City of Long Beach will provide free shuttle buses to and from the event beginning at 10:30AM and running until 2:30PM. Leave your cars at home and hop on a shuttle bus!  Look for the Polar Bear sign displayed in the shuttle bus window.  

Routes are listed below:

FROM EAST END:  Begins at LIRR to Park Avenue East to Maple Boulevard to Broadway to Riverside Boulevard, back to LIRR

FROM WEST END: Begins on Ohio Avenue & Beech Street along Beech to Grand Blvd. to Broadway. Continues along Broadway to Riverside Boulevard, back to Ohio Avenue 

 How do I get there?

This is one of the busiest traffic days of the year in Long Beach and parking is very difficult. If you live in Long Beach, it is recommended that you walk or take your bicycle. If you are coming from out of town, it is recommended that you car pool or take public transportation.  There are trains arriving in Long Beach at 10:42 a.m., 11:42 a.m., and 12:42 p.m. and trains leaving Long Beach at 2:25 p.m., 3:25 p.m., and 25 minutes after every hour throughout the day. The beach is about a half mile walk from the Long Island Rail Road Station.   


There are NO DOGS allowed on the beach or the boardwalk.

We Do NOT accept credit cards - cash or checks only please. There is NO ALCOHOL and NO DOGS permitted on the beach or boardwalk.

2015 Polar Wear is available at 

E. Van Creations

54 S. Long Beach Rd • Rockville Centre, NY (2 Blocks South of Merrick Road)

Tuesdays thru Fridays from 10am to 5pm & Saturdays 10am to 4pm

All donations(purchase of Long Beach Polar Bear Wear supporting Make-A-Wish®)
Must be done with a check made out to Make-A-Wish® Metro NY or you can donate(pay) by cash.

Please clearly mark checks memo line with Long Beach Polar Bears. All proceeds go to Make-A-Wish® Metro New York.

Thank You for your continued support in helping us grant as many wishes as possible for Make-A-Wish
Metro New York!


 Design Competition

We invite all the young artists in our community to participate in a design competition and win a 2015 Official - Long Beach Polar Bears sweatshirt.




This photo was NOT taken in January!


2015 polar bear sweat shirt

Shirts and other merchandise will be on sale right after the dive!