The Polar Plunge a/k/a/ Polar Bear Plunge, consists of brave souls who raise money by “plunging” into icy water in the middle of winter – for some it is a winter tradition! Why so crazy? The funds raised help Kansans with intellectual disabilities achieve greatness in inclusive communities across Kansas. The Polar Plunge is a unique experience with music, food, and most of all fun.
Part of the fun of the Polar Plunge is the Challenge. We Double Bear Dare Ya! to make this a spectacular Plunge Season for Special Olympics Kansas
New to the Polar Plunge®?
Visit the page to learn the different options, then go to Locations to select a city and/or date that suits your schedule. By clicking on the city name you can access the schedule, event details and registration links for that location. If you only want to Strut (Run/Walk) pick a location and select the Strut registration link.
Once you are set on the location, click on the FAQs link from any of the pages to access helpful information on registration, fundraising how-tos, and general tips for a successful plunge experience.
2018 Polar Plunge Stats
Polar Plunge Intern(s)
Looking to gain hands-on experience working in event planning and sales, AND support an incredible, world-renowned non-profit? Join a fast-paced, collaborative work environment as a Development Department’s Polar Plunge intern for your community!
We are currently seeking interns in Kansas City, Lawrence, Pittsburg, Emporia, Wichita, Hutchinson, Salina, Manhattan, Topeka, and Garden City. You will be executing recruitment plans, securing marketing avenues and working for one of Kansas’ largest and fastest growing fundraisers, the Polar Plunge!
Click on the link for more information – Plunge Intern position