Last year, 310 brave souls took the plunge at the Milwaukee Zoo. The best part? After their bodies returned to 98.6°F and the donations were tallied, they raised nearly $59,700 for Special Olympics Wisconsin. Booyah.


Milwaukee County Zoo
10001 W. Bluemound Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Event Schedule

February 25, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Check-In inside the US Bank Gathering Place
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Concessions available – Food, beer and soda
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Purchase your official Polar Plunge souvenirs
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Live Music by DJ Versatile
12:15 p.m. Plunging Begins!


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


Volunteer registration is coming soon!

2017 Milwaukee County Zoo Plunge



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