We will be "FREEZIN' FOR A REASON" at the 11th Annual 
Westchester Polar Plunge

Saturday, November 16, 2019
Glen Island Park


Registration 10:00AM to 11:30PM
Plunge at NOON

Event Day Information

  • Registration opens at 10:00AM. The registration area will be located outside at Glen Island Park (in front of the beach). ALL PLUNGERS MUST SIGN A WAIVER AT REGISTRATION. Children under 18 years old, must have a parent signature.
  • Each participant raising $150 or more will receive a Plunge sweatshirt.
  • We will have bagels, coffee, hot chocolate, a DJ, and much more!


Helpful Hints for First Timers

  • Bring a warm change of clothes
  • Wear your plunge suit underneath the clothes
  • Wear old sneakers into the water
  • Bring a second towel to stand on- the sand is cold too!
  • Bring spending money for Plunge Merchandise and the Silent Auction 


Help raise money for the athletes of Special Olympics New York by asking your friends, family, co-workers, etc. to support you in taking the PLUNGE! Then, take a dip or slow crawl into the chilly waters of the Long Island Sound. 

Every Plunger that raises $150 receives an official Plunge sweatshirt, raise more money and receive more great prizes!

All participants will receive community service hours!

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Special Olympics New York has 67,018 athletes training and competing year-round in 23 Olympics-style sports. Our athletes and their families or caregivers are NEVER CHARGED to participate! It costs $400 to support training and competition for one athlete for one sports season. Set your Plunge goal at $400 and you have sponsored an athlete for an entire season!

For more information contact:
Kaitlin Brennan -  (212) 661-5217  |  kbrennan@nyso.org


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Will your school be on this year's Champion?

Congratulations to our 2018 Cool School Challenge Winners

PRIVATE SCHOOL: Iona Prep Plungers

PUBLIC SCHOOL: Somers High School- LEO's

Does your school have what it takes to be crowned the Cool School Challenge Winners for the top fundraising school? When you win, your team will help lead Plunge, your school logo will be on the 2020 Polar Plunge hoodies and YOUR team will receive the official Cool School Challenge Trophy for a year! Get your friends, teachers and principals ready and try our "Toss Your Teacher" campaign!! Our Polar Plunge is a great way to get your whole school engaged in Special Olympics New York!