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2017 Rockaways Polar Plunge

March 25, 2017 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

We will be Freezin’ for a Reason at the 3rd Annual Rockaways Polar Plunge

Saturday March 25, 2017

Registration between 10:00 – 11:30 am
PLUNGE at Noon
Jacob Riis Park Bay #9
Down the road from the bath house- 144-3 Rockaway Beach Blvd (right in front of the Riis Beach Bazaar)

Last year over 300 participants braved the icy waters while hundreds of spectators looked on with excitement. These brave souls are your neighbors, friends and of course Special Olympics New York athletes. Help raise money for these athletes by asking your friends, family, coworkers, etc. to support you in taking the PLUNGE! Then, take a dip or slow crawl into the chilly waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Whether you would like to plunge or support a Plunger, come join us on March 25th!

We put the FUN into FUNdraising, so this will be a fun party during registration!

Every Plunger that raises $150 receives an official Plunge sweatshirt, raise more money and receive more great prizes!

We dedicate this plunge in memory of one of our very own Special Olympics New York athletes, Emily Hutton. Team Emily’s Favorites will be taking the plunge for another year in a row with us!

The fun doesn’t have to stop after the plunge!

Join us for our Post Plunge Party at our partners, The Bungalow Bar 12:30pm-2:00pm directly after the plunge!

Location: The Bungalow Bar
Address: 377 Beach 92nd St, Rockaway Beach, NY 11693
Time: 12:30pm-2:00pm
Fun, food, photos, and more!

Too Chicken to Plunge?!

We have a chicken coop where you can take pictures with our chicken and buy your very own “Too Chicken to Plunge” t-shirt! Register today and if you raise $150, you will also receive an official Polar Plunge sweatshirt!

Special Olympics New York has 67, 162 (2015 census) athletes training and competing year-round in 22 Olympics-style sports. Our athletes and their families or caregivers are NEVER CHARGED to participate!

It costs $400 to support training and competition for one athlete for one sports season. Set your Plunge goal at $400 and you have sponsored an athlete for an entire season!


March 25, 2017
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Jacob Riis Park
Rockaway Beach Blvd
Rockaway Park,NY11694United States
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(718) 354-4606

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