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“Freezin’ for a Reason” Great Time!

20th Annual Rochester Polar Plunge

Sunday, February 9th, 2020


Plunge Information:

Sunday Polar Plunge Information:

Registration @ 9:00 AM



Charlotte Beach

Ontario Beach Park

Rochester, NY 14612


Click here for directions!

For more information on parking, please click here!


Let’s Celebrate – 20 Years of the Rochester Polar Plunge!

This year marks the Twentieth Annual Polar Plunge for Special Olympics in Rochester, NY. Please help us reach our fundraising goal of $250,000 to support over 4,500 athletes in the Greater Rochester Area.


Raise $60 to take the Plunge and receive an official Polar Plunge hoodie! Check out a sneak peek of the logo down below. 

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Congratulations to our 2019 Top Law Enforcement Team: Rochester Police Department

Congratulations to our 2019 Top Fundraising Team: Rangers Rock

Congratulations to our 2019 Top Fundraising Individual: Dena Olson

Congratulations to our 2019 Largest Team: RIT


Looking to save time in the registration line? Fill out the Rochester Polar Plunge Waiver before you show up! And, don't forget our Plunge safety reminders:

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Timeline for Plunge:

9:00 AM – Registration, merchandise, and raffle open


10:00 AM – Costume judging begins

Entertainment, DJ, food, and VIP tent opens


11:00 AM – Major Sponsor presentations on main stage


11:15 AM – Costume judging ends (immediate results)


11:40 AM – Ground floor of building, boardwalk, and runway cleared of all spectators by runway marshals

Opening ceremony begins:

- Welcome

- Moment of Silence

- National Anthem

- Acknowledge dignitaries who are present

- Top fundraiser awards





Kelley Ligozio Special Olympics New York

at or 585-586-7400 x 5109