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.

2024 Polar Plunge® Locations

Spring Plunges

Fall Plunges

  • Davenport – TBA
  • Siouxland – TBA (O’Connor Heating and Cooling)
  • Fort Dodge – November 3 (Kennedy Park)
  • Dubuque – TBA
  • West Des Moines – December 7 (Raccoon River Park Beach & Nature Lodge)

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!