February, 29, 2016
Events: Special Olympics Wake County Polar Plunge
North Hills Club- 4824 Yadkin Dr, Raleigh 27609
Saturday, March 5, 2016 – 11 a.m.
NC State Highway Patrol Polar Plunge
Kerr Family YMCA, 2500 Wakefield Pines Dr., Raleigh 27614
Saturday, March 26 – 11 a.m.
Time (both 9 a.m. – Polar Plunge Registration; 11 a.m. – Plunges Start
Description: There are two opportunities in March to take a wintry leap for a great cause! On March 5, brave participants can plunge into the pool at North Hills Club for Special Olympics Wake County . A second opportunity is being offered on March 26 at the Kerr Family YMCA with the NC State Highway Polar Plunge benefiting Special Olympics North Carolina. Participation can range from competing in a costume contest to dipping a toe to doing a full plunge into icy water. Donation levels begin at $20 depending on age and activity and all participants receive a T-shirt with opportunities to get additional prizes.
Sponsors for the Special Olympics Wake County plunge include Renaissance Funeral Home, REDS Team, North Hills Club, and Robling Medical, Inc.
Participants may find more information on each event and register online at www.ncpolarplunges.com.
Walk-up registrations on the day of the events are welcome. Participants are encouraged to dress in costume! For more information about either event, contact Michelle Zaski at 919-719-7662 ext. 119.
About Special Olympics North Carolina
Special Olympics North Carolina offers year-round sports training and competition for nearly 40,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities. These athletes inspire greatness through their success and provide motivation to the thousands of coaches, sports officials, local program committee members and event organizers involved in Special Olympics statewide. SONC offers Olympic-type competition in 19 sports on local and state levels. Visit Special Olympics North Carolina at www.specialolympicsnc.com. Engage with us on http://twitter.com/sonc_beafan;http://www.facebook.com/SpecialOlympicsNC and http://www.youtube.com/BeAFanSONC.