What is a Polar Plunge?
The Polar Plunge is a unique fundraising opportunity for individuals, organizations and businesses to support Special Olympics NC by jumping or running into a cold body of water in the middle of winter.
What is a Parking Lot Polar Plunge?
A Parking Lot Polar Plunge is an event where participants jump into a portable swimming pool filled with cold water. This allows a community without a body of water to host a polar plunge event.
Special Olympics NC Polar Plunge Calendar
It’s time to take that wintry leap and warm your heart for Special Olympics! Put on those crazy costumes and go let’s go Freezin’ for a Reason. Below is a calendar of all the Polar Plunges that benefit SONC in 2017. New events will be added as they are finalized, so keep checking back. Thanks to all the brave individuals who will take the plunge!
2017 Polar Plunges
January 14 – Special Olympics Onslow County Polar Plunge
January 21 – Special Olympics Craven County Polar Plunge
January 21 – Special Olympics Lake Norman – Lake Norman Yacht Club, Mooresville
January 28 – Special Olympics Gates County Polar Plunge – Beaver Lake in Gates from 11 am – 1 pm
February 4 – Special Olympics Vance County Polar Plunge
February 4 – Special Olympics Transylvania County Polar Plunge
February 11 – Special Olympics New Hanover County Polar Plunge
February 11 – Special Olympics Surry County Polar Plunge
February 18 – Special Olympics Caldwell County Polar Plunge
February 18 – Special Olympics Lincoln County Polar Plunge
February 18 – NCSU Police Department Polar Plunge/5k
February 18 – Special Olympics Randolph County “Splash & Dash” – Randolph-Asheboro YMCA Splash Pad
February 25 – Special Olympics Gaston County Polar Plunge
February 25 – Special Olympics Iredell County Polar Plunge
February 25 – Special Olympics Madison County Polar Plunge
February 25 – Special Olympics Rowan County Polar Plunge
February 25 – Triad Chill Polar Plunge in Greensboro
March 4 – Hickory Police Department Polar Plunge
March 18 – Special Olympics Chowan County Polar Plunge & 5K, Waterfront Park, Edenton
March 25 – Apex Police Department Polar Plunge