Plungers, which include individuals, companies, law enforcement, families and schools, are asked to raise a minimum of $125 – which provides one season of sports instruction and competition for a Special Olympics athlete at no cost to the athlete. The Polar Plunge raises funds that directly allow a Special Olympics athletes to participate in regional, national and international competitions all the while promoting acceptance, building bonds of friendship and unity and creating lifelong memories.
Plunge-day check-in opens at Zephyr Cove at 10 a.m. A costume contest will be held at 11:30 a.m. The plunge will take place at noon, and a post-Polar Plunge party at MontBleu at 1 p.m.
For more information on Special Olympics Northern California, visit www.sonc.org or visit www.sonv.org for Nevada. To register, visit www.iPolarPlungeNV.com.