always have fun at the Polar Plunge. It sounds daunting and teeth-chattering,
but everyone is laughing and smiling as they step out of the lake,” Constable
Amanda Trenchard expressed. “It’s a shock for sure, but what a great and unique
way for Special Olympics athletes, law enforcement, and citizens to come
It's not too late to become an ice cube:
- Register online as a team or an individual - you can register on-site if you decide last minute! Anyone 16 years old and up can
register for the plunge; underage participants require their legal
guardian to sign a waiver.
- Registration fee is $50 and gets you a pair of Polar Plunge
- Review the Plunger Toolkit so you can prepare for the big day.
- Start fundraising! The more you raise, the more incentives you can receive.
- Bring your cheer squad with you to Lake Summerside on January 26 and get the perfect photo memory
as you jump in your super suit.
- Registration begins
at 11:00 a.m. and opening ceremonies are at 12:00 pm.
- Warm up, watch the rest of the plungers, and take in the fun
If you’re more of a
cat-stretched-out-in-front-of-a-fireplace person, you can sponsor your
arctic-loving friends instead. Pledge your fellow plungers here.
Sunday, January 26, 2020
Venue: Lake Summerside at Ellerslie, 1720 88 Street S.W., Edmonton, AB
11 a.m. Registration
12 p.m. Opening
12:10 p.m. V.I.P. and
uniformed personnel plunge
12:25 p.m. Individual and
For more information on the plunge, visit the Special Olympics Alberta Polar Plunge web page.
Who we freeze for:
plunge makes a difference to more than 3,300 Special Olympics Alberta athletes,
who represent 140 communities across Alberta. Special Olympics Alberta is
dedicated to enriching the lives of Albertans with intellectual disabilities
through the transformative power of sport. Programs cater to all ages and a
wide range of abilities.
to the dedication of nearly 1,000 volunteer heroes, there is a Special Olympics
Alberta sports program in Alberta every day. Click here to learn
more about Special Olympics Alberta.