Minsk amateurs of winter bathing opened the season. People of different age and professions believe in curative powers of ice immersion. The Club "Minsk capital ice swimmers" has about a hundred members. Its youngest participants are 5, the oldest are over 70. A special stage of the bathing season – the Epiphany immersion – is coming soon. Several hundred people are expected to come to the Tsna water reservoir next Sunday. The program includes a steam sauna session, a competition of swimmers and bathing in the ice hole.