Last year, over 400 brave souls took the plunge in Wisconsin Rapids. The best part? After their bodies returned to 98.6°F and the donations were tallied, they raised more than $82,000 for Special Olympics Wisconsin. Booyah.


Anchor Bay Bar & Grill, LLC.
3460 North Biron Dr.
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494

Event Schedule

February 2, 2018

12:00 p.m. – School Plunge
3:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Early Check-in

February 3, 2018

10:00 a.m. Check-in
10:30 a.m. Plunge Tailgate
10:30-11:45 a.m. Photo opp with Chilly Bear
12:00 p.m. Plunging and live music by Boomboxx
**Celebrity Judges will award the following: Best Individual Costume, Best Group Costume, Best Belly Flop, Best Group Jump, Biggest Splash and Smallest Splash!
1:00 p.m. Buffalo Wild Wings Blazin’ Challenge

2:00 p.m. 50/50 Raffle Announced

Concessions & Souvenirs available all day


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!

Top Fundraising Individuals of 2017:

Cole Cleworth $4,243.98
Mike Trantow 3,805
Shawn Becker 3356.88
Curt Ruesch 2678.94
Steve Knoll 2,155
Mary Trantow 1,562
Bryan Peterson 1300
Jessy Doering 1,000
Brandi Roberts 722
Brian Brooks 710


2017 Wisconsin Rapids Polar Plunge



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