Last year, 750 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 $132,500 for Special Olympics Wisconsin. Booyah.

Location

Pettibone Beach in Pettibone Park
La Crosse, WI
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Event Schedule

Friday, March 3 @ Pettibone Beach

Free Shuttles:  4:00pm – 8:00pm
Registration & Check In: 4:30pm – 7:00pm
Time & A Half Band: 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 4 @ Pettibone Beach

Free Shuttles:  8:30am – 1:00pm
Registration: 9:00am – 12:00pm
Sellout Band: 10:00a – 1:00pm
Buffalo Wild Wings Wing Eating Challenge Begins: 10:30am
Opening Ceremonies: 11:00am
Pee Wee Plunging: 11:15am
Polar Plunge:  11:30am
**Concessions, Souvenirs & Kids Activities Available On-Site**

Check-In

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

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

Please fill out this volunteer form and return by February 24!

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