Last year, 711 brave souls participate in the Polar Plunge in La Crosse. The best part? After their bodies returned to 98.6°F and the donations were tallied, they raised more than $142,000 for Special Olympics Wisconsin. Booyah. Come celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the La Crosse plunge in 2018!

Location

Pettibone Beach in Pettibone Park
La Crosse, WI
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Event Schedule

Friday, March 2 @ Pettibone Beach

Free Shuttles:  4:00pm – 8:00pm
Registration & Check In: 4:30pm – 7:00pm

Entertainment: 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Freezin’ for A Reason 5K Begins: 6:00pm
Freezin’ for A Reason 5K Awards: 6:45pm
Opening Ceremonies & Moonlight Plunge Begins: 7:00pm
**Concessions, Souvenirs & S’Mores Available On-Site**

Saturday, March 3 @ Pettibone Beach

Free Shuttles:  8:30am – 1:00pm
Registration: 9:00am – 12:00pm
Entertainment: 10:00a – 1:00pm
Opening Ceremonies: 10:45am

Pee Wee Plunging & Polar Plunging: 11:00am
**Concessions, Souvenirs & Kids Activities Available On-Site**

Check-In

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

  • Registration form (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

Prizes

Partake in various contests to win some cool prizes! Our judges will be looking for the following categories:

  • Best Costume by a Chicken
  • Best Costume by a Plunger
  • Best Group Plunge
  • Most Memorable Splash

Volunteer

Registration coming soon!

La Crosse Plunge 2017

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