Celebrating 22 Years of thE “COOLEST” Maryland Tradition
January 25th-27th, 2018

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 7,549 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 it the perfect place to warm-up, celebrate, and enjoy Maryland's largest winter festival! Click here to see the weekend's line up!


Unfortunately Hot Tub Limo is unable to join us for the 2018 Corporate Plunge but we are happy to announce Ricky Wise and The Dirty Unit will be taking the stage!

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 7,549 athletes around Maryland.


Meet us at the Special Olympics Maryland office to pick up all of your registration materials so you can bypass the lines on Plunge day and enjoy the festival all day! *NOTE: If you are picking up materials for multiple people, please make sure you have a signed waiver for all plungers!
Location: Special Olympics Maryland, 3701 Commerce Drive, Suite 103, Baltimore, MD 21227
Saturday 1/20/2018 11AM-5PM
Sunday 1/21/2018 12PM-5PM
Monday-Thursday 1/22-25/2018 9AM-8PM
Friday 1/26/2018 9AM-5PM
Saturday 1/27/2018 Meet us at Sandy Point State Park for on-site registration & a chilly day to be freezin' for a reason!

Plunge Name Date
Cool Schools Plunge Register Thursday, January 25
Police Plunge Register Friday, January 26
Corporate Plunge Register Friday, January 26
Polar Bear Plunge Register Saturday, January 27
Polar Bear
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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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