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 more than 25,000 athletes statewide.

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About Polar Bear Plunge at Seaside

The Polar Bear Plunge at Seaside is so much more than an icy dip into the Atlantic Ocean. Special Olympics New Jersey provides year-round sports training, competition, leadership opportunities and health screenings to more than 25,000 athletes. All of these programs and services are always completely FREE thanks to fundraising events like the Polar Bear Plunge at Seaside.

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Plunge Goal

$125,412
OF OUR $2,000,000 GOAL
6%

Plunge Leaderboard

Individual Leaders

Amount Raised: $5,945
Goal: $10,000
Amount Raised: $4,550
Goal: $7,500
Amount Raised: $3,957
Goal: $5,000

Team Leaders

Amount Raised: $11,471
Goal: $55,000
Amount Raised: $10,799
Goal: $50,000
Amount Raised: $5,490
Goal: $60,000

The Polar Bear Plunge at Seaside may be a fundraiser for the athletes of Special Olympics New Jersey, but it's also a life changer for the athletes and their friends, families and communities.

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Where Do Funds Go?

Special Olympics New Jersey provides year-round sports training, competition, leadership opportunities and health screenings to more than 25,000 athletes. All of these programs and services are always completely FREE thanks to fundraising events like the Polar Bear Plunge at Seaside. Check out the chart below for a glimpse at how your dollars make a real impact!

$25 - Cost of ten Special Olympics gold medals
$25

Cost of ten Special Olympics gold medals

$50 - Sends one athlete to Fall Games
$50

Sends one athlete to Fall Games

$100 - Provides one adaptive bowling ramp
$100

Provides one adaptive bowling ramp