Arona: 37° winter plunge in the lake
Plunge in the lake… brrr!
Sunday, 3rd February 2013 appointment with the 37° edition of the winter plunge in the lake, this event is loved from all Arona’s inhabitants and has got an old tradition. Event organized by Pro Loco Arona in collaboration with “Gli Amici del Lago” and “Arona Nuoto”.
The so-called “Cimento” in Italian is a winter plunge in the cold water of Lake Maggiore… like in summer. You don’t need a special physical preparation and everybody can do it, adults and children, of course with good health conditions!
The last edition picked up more than 60 participants and also this year the organizers wait for “penguins” also from Liguria and from the closed Switzerland…
The choreography of this edition will be a surprise with carnival theme!
After the plunge there will be the awards ceremony and a buffet at Hotel Giardino in Arona.
At the event there will be also the group scuba divers “NoiSea Aeroporti di Milano”, the scuba divers club Marcello Salina and the Italian Cross Red delegation of Arona to garantee more security.
the event will take place in front of Hotel Giardino on the waterfront promenade of Arona, as every year.
Meeting for the participants at 9.30/10 a.m. for the medical examination. The plunge in the cold water of lake Maggiore will be at 11.30 a.m. After that awards ceremony at 12 p.m. at Hotel Giardino.