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Sun, Jan 26


North Avenue Beach

11th Annual Shelter Shiver

Help raise money with Chicagoland animal lovers by doing something a little different - take a dip in Lake Michigan!

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11th Annual Shelter Shiver
11th Annual Shelter Shiver

Time & Location

Jan 26, 2020, 10:00 AM

North Avenue Beach, 1600 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60613, USA

About the Event

Help raise money with Chicagoland animal lovers by doing something a little different—take a dip in Lake Michigan! Register now and join ALIVE Rescue for our first fundraiser of 2020—Shelter Shiver! Supporters of ALIVE can participate as an individual or with a team in a variety of ways:

Shiver Swim (full plunge)

Chicken Dip (ankle deep stroll)

I’ll Meet You at the Meltdown (virtual participant)

A $25 registration fee is required and participants will receive Stayin’ ALIVE Bags full of goodies and coupons as well as a special gift noting you “survived” the Shelter Shiver.

Prizes will be awarded: Best Costume, Best Team Theme, and Top Fundraisers. You must be 18 years old to participate in either the Shiver Swim or Chicken Dip and shoes are required (water shoes or slip ons recommended, please no flip-flops). After the plunge, prizes will be awarded in the warmth of Joe’s Bar located at 940 W. Weed Street in Chicago. Complimentary appetizers and juice/sodas will be served along with drink specials for all participants.

Schedule of Events:

  • 10:00 a.m.: Check-In/Pictures at North Avenue Beach!
  • 10:30 a.m.: Shiver Swim
  • Immediately Following the Swim: Meltdown at Joe’s Bar on Weed!


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