Last year, 262 brave souls took the plunge in Menomonie. The best part? After their bodies returned to 98.6°F and the donations were tallied, they raised more than $57,000 for Special Olympics Wisconsin. Booyah.


Wakanda Park

Event Schedule

Saturday, February 11

9 a.m. – 12 p.m. FREE Plunge Day Breakfast at The Silver Dollar. Enjoy a hearty breakfast before braving the cold.  Free to Plungers and community members, but a donation is appreciated. Parking available in City Lot #2 behind the Menomonie Visitor Center and in UW-Stout  Lot #1 across the street. Then take a FREE shuttle to the Plunge site at Wakanda Park with curbside drop off.
11:00 a.m. Early Check-in inside the Registration Tent
12:00 p.m. Plunging Begins! Enjoy food, hot cocoa, music and more inside the heated entertainment tent


When checking in for the Polar Plunge you must bring the following items:

  • Registration form & Signed Waiver (if you did not register online)
  • Cash and check donations (each team member must have raised a minimum of $75)
  • Any corporate matching gift forms to receive your FREE Polar Plunge hat


Registration is now open HERE!


Friends of the Plunge

Confidential Records, Huebsch Services, St. Croix County EMS, State Farm – Jackie Hunt Agency, UW-Stout

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