There's a foot and a half of snow on the ground. Icicles are dangling from tree branches. Everyone outside in Sunriver is buddled in mittens, hats and thick parkas and the thermostat reads 12 degrees. So why will over 100 people dress down to their swimsuits and jump into an icy 38 degree pool on New Year's Day in Sunriver? It remains a mystery. But rest assured, for those wanting/willing/needing to partake in the Polar Bear Plunge, our grounds crew is busy getting the pool ready today. Happy New Year!
With all of the recent early winter snow we've seen in Sunriver, we asked our Facebook followers what they liked best about Central Oregon and Sunriver Resort in the winter. Below were some of their replies:
- Skiing at Mt. Bachelor - Ice skating - Snowshoeing along the river - Cross country skiing - Just soaking up the peace and serenity - Watching the animals in the snow - Hot tubbing while the snow falls - Sleigh rides - Sipping hot cocoa by the firepit - Hanging in the Owl's Nest with a hot adult beverage
The Sunriver Village Mall has been going through an extensive remodel for the past year, including a complete overhaul of the ice skating rink in the middle of the shopping area. This past weekend was the grand reopening of the skating rink and it looks great! (Photo below).
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