Ottawa

2017 Plunge Results:
105 Plungers
$20,000 Raised!

Thank you to all Plungers, sponsors, donors and volunteers for making the Ottawa Polar Plunge a Success!

Ottawa officers become copsicles in icy fundraising
plunge for Special Olympics

Ottawa police officers turned into copsicles Saturday, leaping into a massive dumpster full of ice water at Algonquin College.

The third annual Polar Plunge benefited Special Olympics Ontario, with participants crowdsourcing sponsors to back their icy dip.

Law enforcement and others from around Ottawa shed their winter boots in favour of flip-flops as they climbed the frozen steps to the water-filled dumpster.

“It’s always been on my bucket list to do a polar plunge,” said participant Matt Hachey.

He said he didn’t regret doing it, while simultaneously trying to reintroduce circulation to his frozen feet.

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