2018 Toronto Polar Plunge

Plunge with us!

Sunnyside Beach (Budapest Park)
Saturday, February 24

Registration: 11:00 AM
Plunge: 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! Participants can pay $30 or fundraise $50 for the chance to jump into the icy water.

Plunge Time

The plunge will take place Saturday, February 24 at Sunnyside Beach (Budapest Park) in Toronto. 

Registration starts at 11:00 AM and plunging starts at 12:00 PM.

Fundraising Incentives

Every Plunger will receive a FREE knit pom-pom toque!

Highest Fundraiser: $500 Air Canada gift certificate

RAISE $100 – Free Polar Plunge Sling Backpack
RAISE $150 – 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.


2017: 46 Plungers, $12,750 Raised

Our goal is to raise $15,000 in 2018 for Special Olympics!


Check out last year's plunge!