We will be "FREEZIN' FOR A REASON" at the 12th Annual 
Westchester Polar Plunge

Saturday November 14, 2020 

Westchester Country Club- Beach Club
199 Manursing Way Rye, NY (new location)

Celebrating Special Olympics New York's 50th Anniversary

This year Special Olympics New York celebrates a remarkable 50 years of giving athletes not only the opportunity to play and enjoy a sport, but to become a champion

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! Whether you'd like to Plunge BRRR-tually or in person, we have a plan for you!

BRRR-tual Plunge
Date: Wednesday, December 16th
Time: 7:00pm
View: LIVE on YouTube and Facebook @SOpolarplungeNY
(link sent out the week of)

$150 per Plunger minimum. $1,000 per team minimum.

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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  • Take videos of yourself doing your crazy version of the Plunge! Superlatives will be given to “Coldest Plunge,” “Most Creative Plunge,” “Best Outfit (costumes),“ Least Excited to Plunge Again,” “Plunge with Best Fans,” etc. If anyone wants to sing a chorus of a song or recite the Athlete Oath while Plunging, that would be awesome!
  • Record horizontal on your phone.
  • Submit via: https://shortbursts.app.box.com/f/f1d5ee4d8ea14f538bf22b5e789760c5. Save file with your name, team name, and Westchester PP.
  • Videos deadline: Dec. 11th
  • Virtual Polar Plunge Viewing: Dec. 16th at 7:00pm (link will be sent out)



Special Olympics New York has 68,251 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





Will your school be on this year's Champion?

Congratulations to our 2019 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 2021 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!