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.

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.



Think you can bear the cold waters of the Chesapeake Bay for 24 plunges in 24 hours? Then you just might have what it takes to be a Super Plunger!
Special Olympics Maryland has 5 open spots for those brave enough to be on the Super Plunge team— an elite group of individuals who not only commit to raising $10,000 individually, but will brave the Bay every hour on the hour in support of the 7,549 athletes of Special Olympics Maryland. If you are interested in joining the ranks of these outstanding individuals, submit your application today and tell us why you think you have what it takes!

Plunge NameDate
Cool Schools PlungeRegisterThursday, January 25
Police PlungeRegisterFriday, January 26
Corporate PlungeRegisterFriday, January 26
Polar Bear PlungeRegisterSaturday, January 27
Raised$37,897.00
Polar Bear
Goal$2,500,000

Leaderboard

Top Teams

Top Participants

Top Companies

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.

Learn More
About SOMD

Thank you to our sponsors