Cold dark deep and absolutely clear It’s official: the new record for spring swimming in the pond is 9 March, breaking Ellinore’s 2009 record of 15 March. With ice still on the pond, no less. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Notify me of followup comments via e-mail Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.