Last year, 424 brave souls took the plunge in Wausau. The best part? After their bodies returned to 98.6°F and the donations were tallied, they raised more than $90,000 for Special Olympics Wisconsin. Booyah.


Sunny Vale Park
1000 S. 72nd Avenue
Wausau, WI 54401

Event Schedule

February 23, 2018

12:00 p.m. School Plunge
1:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Early Check-in

February 24, 2018

10:00 a.m. Check-in
10:30 a.m. Plunge Tailgate
11:30 a.m. Toss your Boss
12:00 p.m. Plunging and live music by the Cougars!
2:00 p.m. Drawing takes place for raffle baskets

****Celebrity Judges will award the following: Best Individual Costume, Best Group Costume, Best Belly Flop, Highest Fundraiser and Highest Fundraising Team***

Be sure to stop by our raffle basket tables! Lots of great baskets donated from many local businesses!


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 coming soon!

2017 Top Fundraisers:

Adam Domino $2,871.00
Nathan Mathwich $1,875.00
Amy Mathwich $1,614.51
Lori Huff $1,604.00
Erin Radke $1,582.53
Katherine Maney $1,300.00
Jack Sheridan $1,125.00
Michael Johnson $1,080.00
Jenna Munz $867.88
Craig Schuster $767.22


2017 Wausau Polar Plunge



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