Swimmers splash into 2022 Posted in: Lifestyle Seventeen swimmers kicked off the new year with a splash at Saturday morning's Polar Bear Plunge hosted by the Elgin Parks & Recreation Department. Morris Memorial Pool opened at 10 a.m. for participants to register and take their pictures at a photo booth, with a group plunge into the pool at 10:15 followed by swimming games at 10:30 a.m. Photos courtesy of Elgin Parks & Recreation Department ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!