Join Us for a


Ithaca Polar Plunge

Saturday, March 23, 2024 

Registration 10:00AM to 11:30AM / Plunge at 12:00PM

Taughannock Falls State Park / 1740 Taughannock Blvd., Trumansburg, NY 14886

Gather yourself, your family, grab your friends, double-dare your co-workers and start a Polar Plunge Team! Collect donations to help sponsor your plunge in support of local Special Olympics New York athletes. Every dollar donated makes a difference!

Special Olympics New York Mission: Special Olympics New York provides inclusive opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities, who compete in Olympic-style, coached sports. Be a hero and raise $500 by February 23rd to sponsor a local Special Olympic Athlete—including State Game experience. Your name will go on the back of our official Plunge hoodies!​

Cool School Challenge: Get your school involved in the Cool School Challenge! You could win a scholarship, pizza party, Cool School trophy, school's logo on the back of next year's hoodie, AND ultimate bragging rights!

Plunge Cup: The top fundraising first responder team will win the Plunge Cup trophy, and the opportunity to carry in the "Flame of Hope" with Special Olympics New York athletes on the day of the Plunge.

Team Banner: Be a banner team! Raise $1,500 by Friday, February 23rd, and receive this Plunge Banner to parade into the waters of Cayuga Lake!

Official Polar Plunge Hoodie: Raise $125 and receive the official 2024 Plunge hoodie!