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Polar Plunge

Freezin’ for a Reason!

The Polar Plunge® offers a fun, team-building way for individuals, families, organizations, and businesses to raise funds to support Special Olympics Utah on the challenge of plunging into cold water for a good cause. Plungers commit to raise a minimum of $10 with all proceeds directly supporting the athletes of Special Olympics Utah providing athletic training, competition, and other programs throughout the year.

This season, we are offering multiple different Polar Plunge Adventures for you to choose from! We will be offering our Outdoor Adventures in Park City and North Ogden, the Too Chicken Challenge as well as a the Chill At Home Challenge

The Polar Plunge season will kick-off on November 13th with the Park City Polar Plunge at MARC outdoor pool. Additional plunge events are being planned for January through March 2022.

OUTDOOR ADVENTURES:

Park City Polar Plunge hosted by MARC Outdoor Pool | Saturday, November 13th 9am - 12noon

North Ogden Polar Plunge hosted by North Shore Aquatic Center | Saturday, January 22nd 9am - 12noon

*For more information on the Polar Plunge, sponsorship opportunities and how to start your team, please contact Haley at .

OTHER ADVENTURE OPPORTUNITIES:

Too Chicken Challenge:

Are you Too Chicken to Plunge into the Freezin' water? You don't need to risk hypothermia to be part of the Polar Plunge! In fact, we need as many warm and caring souls as we do brave ones in order to have a successful event. Attend an Outdoor Adventure and hang out in the "Chicken Coop"!

Chill At Home Challenge:

Too Chicken to Freeze Outdoors?! Take the Chill At Home Challenge Adventure! It's not important to us HOW you participate in the Polar Plunge, it’s just important THAT you participate! If the outdoor Adventure isn't for you, make your own adventure by Chillin' at Home!

The rules are simple: 1) Stay home 2) Get cold 3) Be safe 4) Don’t forget to snap a selfie or record a vid & submit it!

You can complete your at-home Plunge whenever and however you like! Creativity is key — and don’t forget to share your Adventure with us here OR by tagging @specialolympicsut on IG or @SpecialOlympicsUtah on FB!

Here are some ideas to you get started!

  • Add a bucket of ice water to your favorite TikTok dance
  • Take the Plunge into a bathtub full of ice
  • Take a kiddie pool Plunge in your backyard
  • Dump an iced beverage from your favorite coffee shop on your head
  • Swimsuit snow angels
  • Winter water balloon fight

 

 Are you a STUDENT who wants the Polar Plunge TEA!? We gotchu with the 'Cool School Challenge'!

Low-key, we're spilling the tea for the 2021/22 Polar Plunge. TBH, the Plunge is a bit different this year, but we promise it will still be pretty chill, no cap. And at the end of the day no matter what, it's supporting the athletes of Special Olympics Utah; BET. Get the dub and join us for the Polar Plunge today! Your Adventure. Your Way.

The Tea

Option A: Chillin’ at Home

  • The rules to this one are simple, stay home, get cold, be safe and don’t forget to snap a selfie or record a vid and share it here!
  • Go at this one solo, or with your squad–friends, bae, club, team, etc. (socially distant, of course)
  • Here are some ideas to get you started:
    • Add a bucket of ice water to your favorite TikTok dance
    • Take the Plunge into a bathtub full of ice
    • Take a kiddie pool Plunge in your backyard
    • Dump an iced beverage from your favorite coffee shop on your head
    • Swimsuit snow angels
    • Winter water balloon fight
    • Take the Plunge over Zoom or FaceTime with your besties
    • Your best idea here!
  • Score a Chillin’ at Home Cozy Kit (if you raised $50 + ) full of cool swag

Option B: The Great Outdoors

  • ‘Plunge’ in Park City or North Ogden and get that ULTIMATE Outdoor Adventure!
  • Take home an exclusive 2021 Polar Plunge beanie!

Share Your Adventurer Vibes

  • Capture your adventures and tag us in your posts and stories (@specialolympicsut)
  • The week of Spread the Word Inclusion (March 1-5), we will be sharing how our Cool Schools chose to adventure for the 2021/22 Polar Plunge!
  • You can also share your Adventure with us HERE!

#Goals

  • Either option you choose, you’ll be responsible for raising a minimum of $50
  • Earn swag! The more you raise, the more you get!
  • Get your whole school involved and become a UNIFIED CHAMPION SCHOOL!

THANK YOU TO OUR AWESOME SPONSORS!

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