Polar Plunge®

letr-polar-plunge-logoLet’s Freeze!  Whether you plunge solo or with coworkers, friends or family – for the ultimate bonding experience – we’ll help you take “cool” up a degree or two.

The Polar Plunge® is a signature fundraiser for Special Olympics and offers a unique opportunity for individuals and organizations to raise money and support Special Olympics Iowa athletes by jumping into frigid waters. The more you raise, the more great Polar Plunge® gear you can earn!


Get Your Plunge On

letr-polar-plunge-chicken-logoToo chicken to take the Plunge? No Problem! Register as a chicken and raise funds, receive your chicken t-shirt and prizes and then WATCH the Plunge!

Register to Take the Plunge!

Registration links are added as they become available.

2023 Polar Plunge® Locations

Spring Plunges

  • Iowa State University Greek Plunge (Ames)
  • Warren County (Norwalk)
  • Iowa City/Cedar Rapids
  • Cedar Falls/Waterloo
  • Council Bluffs

Fall Plunges

Plunger Tools 

So, you’ve registered for the Plunge… Below are some tips and tools you can download and use to help you get ready for the big day!