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Long Beach Island 'Super Plunge' slated for Feb. 4

St. Francis Community Center, Brant Beach, and the swim teams of Southern Regional High School, Manahawkin, are co-sponsoring their 14th annual fundraiser with a dip in the icy-cold Atlantic Ocean on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 4.

“Super Plunge XIV” will take place at the 48th Street beach in the Brant Beach section of Long Beach Township at 1 p.m. and will conclude in plenty of time to get home for the Big Game. Pre-registration is required and takes place at the Community Center Feb. 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Feb. 4 from 10 a.m. to noon. Forms may be picked up in advance at the front desk of the Community Center or printed from their website at

Registration is $30 per adult or $15 per student on or before Jan. 28, and $35 for adults and $20 for students afterwards. Participants are encouraged to seek sponsor donations in addition to their registration fee. Sponsor forms are available online.

All registered participants will receive a commemorative T-shirt, and wristbands must be worn at the time of the plunge. Plungers should bring their courage, bathing suit, towels, blankets and other warm items for post-plunge comfort. Costumes of all kinds are also encouraged.

There are festivities at the Community Center post-plunge with hot chocolate, coffee, tea and goodies to warm everyone. Prizes will be for youngest and oldest plunger, best costume and most funds raised overall.

For more information, contact St. Francis Community Center at 609-494-8861, on the web at or on Facebook at St. Francis Community Center is located at 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Brant Beach.

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