Each year, the Polar Bear Plunge at Seaside challenges thousands of brave jumpers from around the state. It's a great way for everyone--individuals, teams, organizations and businesses--to get involved supporting Special Olympics New Jersey. All funds raised go towards programming and events for thousands of athletes statewide.
About Polar Bear Plunge at Seaside
Early Bear ($100 minimum): September – December 31
Now I’m Ready Bear ($110 minimum): January 1 – January 31
Better Late Than Never Bear ($120 minimum): February 1 – February 18
Almost Missed it Bear ($125 minimum): February 19 – February 25
Fundraising and Incentives
The Polar Bear Plunge at Seaside maybe a fundraiser benefiting Special Olympics New Jersey, but it's also a life changer for the athletes and their friends, families, and communities.
How Funds Make a Real Impact
For over 50 years, Special Olympics New Jersey has provided year-round sports training, competition, leadership opportunities, and health screenings to more thousands of athletes. All of these programs and services are completely FREE of charge, thanks to fundraising events like the Polar Bear Plunge at Seaside. Look below for a glimpse at how these funds are making a real impact!