a player from SOMA swimming

Support over 14,000 athletes by brrraving the cold this winter

Take the Polar Plunge this winter to help provide over 14,000 athletes with a safe opportunity to participate in sports training and competition programs that help them live longer, happier, healthier lives. From December through April, each plunger will commit to raise at least $100 to support Special Olympics athletes throughout the state. Every dollar raised directly supports year-round sports training and competition for athletes with intellectual disabilities in Massachusetts.


Raised in 2023






Athletes supported

polar plunge


No Polar Plunge Events found at the moment.
Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.
Event details

Where to find your Polar Plunge

There are lots of plunges happening this year all around Massachusetts and the opportunity to plunge wherever and whenever you'd like! Events take place from December through April. Each location event occurs on a different date.

a player from SOMA swimming

Frequently Asked Polar Plunge Questions

Couldn’t find what you were looking for? write to us at PolarPlunge@SpecialOlympicsMA.org

What is the Polar Plunge?
When is the Polar Plunge?
Where is the Polar Plunge?
How do I register for the Polar Plunge?
How much do I have to fundraise to take the plunge?
What if I don’t reach the $100 fundraising minimum?
Do I need to be part of a team for the Polar Plunge?
Is there an age requirement for the Plunge?
Do I need to Plunge into a body of water?
past events

Past Polar Plunges