Big Bear Polar Plunge
Saturday, March 16, 2024

Run, walk, or dance into the chilly waters of Big Bear Lake on Saturday, March 16, 2024 to raise funds for Special Olympics Inland Empire. For just a minimum of $50, you can participate in the coolest event of 2024 - the Polar Plunge. Not only will you brave the cold waters, but you'll have the opportunity to earn incentives, party with friends, and be freezin' for a reason: to help support Special Olympics.

4 Ways to Get Involved

Register for the Polar Plunge

Register to Plunge or Fundraise Only

Register to plunge and create a fundraising page where you can collect donations online. If you prefer to keep your feet dry, register as a chicken and still be a part of the fun.

Register for the Polar Plunge

Register & Start or Join a Team

Plunging with family or friends? Create a team or join an existing team's fundraising page.

Make a Donation

Make a Donation

Can't attend the Polar Plunge and want to support a friend? Make a donation to benefit Special Olympics athletes in the Inland Empire. .


Donate an Auction Item

Want to make a difference from afar? Consider making a donation of an auction item to the Big Bear Polar Plunge raffle/silent auction.

How Your Donation Helps

Every dollar raised through the Polar Plunge will help fund Special Olympics Inland Empire programs in your community. Special Olympics Southern California enriches the lives of athletes with intellectual disabilities and their communities through sports, education, and athlete health.

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