Help more than 21,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities succeed in life through sports. Special Olympics Northern California provides free year-round training and competitions, schools programs and critical health resources while working to create a more inclusive world for people of all abilities.
Dive, dip or dunk! The Plunge is not a swim but instead challenges brave participants to take a chilly splash into icy waters. A fundraising minimum of $125 per person is required. Water not your thing? Register as a “chicken” and enjoy the festivities while staying dry.
For an additional $15 registration fee, bring your favorite pooch to take the Plunge with you.
All registered Plungers who raise the minimum $125 are invited to the Pre-Splash Bash featuring hearty complimentary lburittos and other treats to warm you up before you tag the big dip. Plunge festivities will include a DJ, awards, incentives and more.
Costumes are strongly encouraged for both the Plungers and their four-legged friends. Dress to Impress!
The Rio Sands Hotel is offering a Special Olympics room rate of $85 a night for Friday and/or Saturday night. After a great Plunge, hit the Santa Cruz Boardwalk to top of your day. To book your room, call 831-688-3207 and ask for the Special Olympics rate
10:00 a.m. - Registration opens and pre-plunge games begin
10:30 a.m. - Breakfast service begins
11:30 a.m. - Costume judging & awards
Noon - Polar Plunge!
Questions? Please click the Polar Plunge Resources and Tools tab under Home on the left or contact Plunge@sonc.org.