2O24 Polar Bear Plunge

A Maryland Tradition

Sandy Point State Park | January 26th – February 3rd

Thursday, February 1st
10:00am - 2:00pm

Are you a teacher, coach, or student who is looking for a whole school engagement activity? Join us for the Cool Schools Plunge!

Friday, February 2nd
10:00am - 1:00pm

Calling all law enforcement, military, fire/EMS and first responders! Recruit your agency and join us for the Police Plunge!

Friday, February 2nd
1:00pm - 5:00pm

Motivate your coworkers and team for the coolest team-building experience of the year at the Corporate Plunge!

Saturday, February 3rd
10:00am - 4:00pm

Want to be a part of the largest Plunge in the world? Plunge in-person or virtually for the 28th annual MSP Polar Bear Plunge!

2024 Super Plunge Registration Closed

Now looking for 2025 Super Plungers! 

We have over 70 BRRRave Super Plungers ready to take on our toughest winter water event this year January 26-27th! Interested in being part of this elite group? We are now accepting Super Plungers for the 2025 Super Plunge. To get started, please fill out the form at the bottom of this page and select "2025 Super Plunge" in the Question Topic field. 

The Polar Bear Plunge is part of Maryland's history. For the past 28 years, thousands of plungers have jumped into the icy waters of the Chesapeake Bay all in support of Special Olympics Maryland. Your dedication to the 15,588 athletes and Unified® teammates is impactful and has created countless inclusion experiences across the state of Maryland. Help us reach our goal of $4 million this year and register for the 2024 Plunge!


of our $4,000,000 goal


Super Plunge


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in Plunge Sponsorship


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Sponsorship Opportunities


Be on the back of the Plunge Sweatshirt that over 10,000 Plungers wear year-round with great pride all across the state.


Make impressions and tell your story through our media partners: WBAL TV 11, 98 Rock, 1090 AM, NBC4, and Telemundo.


Reach new audiences and get your brand’s mission, values, and purpose in front of over 49,441 social media followers. 


The Plunge is the ideal opportunity for your organization to drive business, make B2B connections, and build company culture.

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