2018 Ottawa Polar Plunge

Plunge with us!

Algonquin College
Saturday, March 3

9:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Take the Plunge

The Polar Plunge, presented by the Ontario Law Enforcement Torch Run is a fun opportunity to support Special Olympics Ontario athletes by taking a flying leap – a leap into very cold water! Join us for this FREE event!  Fundraising for Special Olympics is encouraged and there are great fundraising incentives!

Plunge Time

The plunge will take place Saturday, March 3 at Algonquin College at 1385 Woodroffe Avenue, Nepean.

Fundraising Incentives

RAISE $50 – Free Polar Plunge Sling Backpack
RAISE $100 – Free Polar Plunge Sling Backpack AND Polar Plunge Stainless Steel Water Bottle
RAISE $500 – Name entered into Provincial Draw for two (2) 100-Level Blue Jays Tickets April 28th vs. Texas Rangers & 1 night accommodations at Strathcona Hotel
RAISE $1,000 – Name entered into Provincial Draw for two (2) tickets in the Maple Leafs Alumni Box March 26th vs. Buffalo with free food and drink & 1 night accommodations at Strathcona Hotel

Special Olympics Community Fundraising Opportunity

Are you a registered Special Olympics Athlete or Volunteer?  Register for the Polar Plunge and start fundraising to receive 75% of your funds sent back to your local club!  You must click the “I am a Registered Athlete/Volunteer” option during registration.  You MUST fundraise online to be eligible.


2015: 75 Plungers, $27,500 Raised
2016: 100 Plungers, $20,000 Raised
2017: 105 Plungers, $20,000 Raised

$67,500 raised for Special Olympics since 2015!

Our goal is to raise $30,000 in 2018 for Special Olympics!