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Despite frigid temperatures, the Coney Island Polar Bear Club held its annual New Year's Day Swim on Monday.

The event raised money for local organizations, including the New York Aquarium and the Alliance for Coney Island.

The mad dash to the Atlantic Ocean begins at the Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018.

Friends head back to shore during the annual Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. The water temperature at the time of the plunge was 37 degrees.

Chuck Carr, 52, of Long Beach stands on the boardwalk before the Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018.

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Sean Sweeney, 52, of Staten Island stands on the boardwalk before the Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018.

People try to stay warm before the Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. The water temperature at the time of the plunge was 37 degrees.

The Polar Bear Band leads the way to the ocean before the annual Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. The water temperature at the time of the plunge was 37 degrees.

People seen in the frigid Atlantic Ocean during the annual Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018.

Costumed dinosaurs prepare for the Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018.

People emerge from the frigid Atlantic Ocean during the Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. The water temperature at the time of the plunge was 37 degrees.

People emerge from the frigid Atlantic Ocean during the Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. The water temperature at the time of the plunge was 37 degrees.

A man emerges from the Atlantic Ocean during the Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. The water temperature at the time of the plunge was 37 degrees.

People seen at the starting line ready to head into the frigid Atlantic Ocean during the annual Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018.

People emerge from the frigid Atlantic Ocean during the annual Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. The water temperature at the time of the plunge was 37 degrees.

People enjoy the frigid Atlantic Ocean during the annual Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. The water temperature at the time of the plunge was 37 degrees.

People begin to run into the frigid Atlantic Ocean during the Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. The water temperature at the time of the plunge was 37 degrees.

Eddie Boljonis, as Elvis, stands on the Boardwalk before the Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018.

The mad dash to the Atlantic Ocean begins at the annual Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018.

People begin to run into the frigid Atlantic Ocean to kick off the annual Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018.

People enjoy the frigid Atlantic Ocean during the annual Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. The water temperature at the time of the plunge was 37 degrees.

Costumed dinosaurs prepare for the Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018.

The mad dash to the Atlantic Ocean begins at the Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018.

People run into the frigid Atlantic Ocean during the annual Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018.

A man enjoys the frigid Atlantic Ocean during the annual Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. The water temperature at the time of the plunge was 37 degrees.

People quickly head back to shore after jumping into the Atlantic Ocean during the annual Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. The water temperature at the time of the plunge was 37 degrees.

Friends huddle on the beach during the annual Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018.