Celebrating 23 Years of thE “COOLEST” Maryland Tradition
January 24th-26th, 2019 

Are you BRAVE enough to take a dip into the 30 degree bay?

Every January over 10,000 courageous plungers head to Sandy Point State Park seeking thrills and chills all to benefit the 7,782 athletes of Special Olympics Maryland.

Join us in the Rams Head Ice Lodge for live music and drinks as you prepare for the chilly dip! This heated tent is the perfect place to warm-up, celebrate, and enjoy Maryland's largest winter festival! 

The MSP Polar Bear Plunge is a fundraising event in which individuals pledge $75 or more for the privilege of plunging into the Chesapeake Bay in January in support of 7,782 athletes around Maryland.


Plunge Name Date
Cool Schools Plunge Register Thursday, January 24
Police Plunge Register Friday, January 25
Corporate Plunge Register Friday, January 25
Polar Bear Plunge Register Saturday, January 26
Pee Wee & Family Plunge Register Saturday, January 26
Super Plunge Register Friday, January 18
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Special Olympics Maryland

The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for persons two years of age and older with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community.

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