Sylvan Lake Nayor Sean McIntyre (Batman) and Coun. Jas Payne (Superman) take a flying leap into the icy cold water of Sylvan Lake on Saturday. The annual Polar Bear Dip raised an estimated $28,000 for local charities. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Sylvan Lake Nayor Sean McIntyre (Batman) and Coun. Jas Payne (Superman) take a flying leap into the icy cold water of Sylvan Lake on Saturday. The annual Polar Bear Dip raised an estimated $28,000 for local charities. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Video: Sylvan Lake’s annual polar bear dip

The annual dip for charity is part of the town’s Winterfest

Forty-three brave souls who raised an estimated $28,000 for local charities took a big leap into a hole cut out of Sylvan Lake on Saturday. A number of other Winterfest activities took place over the weekend in Sylvan Lake including a pancake breakfast, sleigh rides, skating and games along the lakeshore. 

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