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The 2018 MSP Polar Bear Plunge: Celebrating 22 Years of the "Coolest" Maryland Tradition

Dec 19, 2017 12:03PM
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Are you BRAVE enough to take a dip into the 30 degree bay?

Every January over 10,000 courageous plungers head to Sandy Point State Park seeking thrills and chills all to benefit the 7,549 athletes of Special Olympics Maryland.

Join us in the Rams Head Ice Lodge for live music and drinks as you prepare for the chilly dip! This heated tent it the perfect place to warm-up, celebrate, and enjoy Maryland's largest winter festival!

The MSP Polar Bear Plunge is a fundraising event in which individuals pledge $75 or more for the privilege of plunging into the Chesapeake Bay in January in support of 7,549 athletes around Maryland.

Choose from three different plunge times:

The Cool Schools Plunge will take place on Thursday, January 25th, the Police and Corporate Plunge on Friday, January 26th, and the Polar Bear Plunge on Saturday, January 27th.

REGISTER ONLINE TODAY


 Photography by Steve Ruark


About Special Olympics Maryland


The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for persons two years of age and older with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community. LEARN MORE >>