Break the ice to break the record!

Every winter, Special Olympics Washington hosts one of the season’s biggest parties: Polar Plunge! This year in Seattle, we’re going for the Guinness World Record. Be one of 2,000 plungers on Alki Beach on February 23rd, from 9:00-3:00, for a fun-filled day both in and out of the water.

Prizes & Giveaways
Food Trucks & Beer Garden
Heated Changing Tents
Funk, Soul, and Top 40 DJs

Winter Beach Games
Special Olympics Washington Athletes
Other Surprises!

Big Plunge Leaderboard

Prizes for Top Fund Raisers:

Law Enforcement Agency Team, Corporate Team, Individual Fundraiser, Polar Plunge Team, Cool  School

Top Fundraiser

Kristi Bridgman $10,005

Most Donors

Kristi Bridgman 74

Top Team

Seattle Police Department & Snohomish County (Marysville PD) Polar Plungers $31,788

Most Members

Seattle Police Department & Snohomish County (Marysville PD) Polar Plungers 101

Get Involved

See a Polar Plunge Poster?
Post a selfie on Instagram, tag it with #BigPlunge2019, and challenge your friends and followers to take the Big Plunge on February 23rd.

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We've raised $167.6K towards our Seattle Polar Plunge 2019 goal $166,500

Individual Funds Raised


Team Funds Raised


Number of Committed Plungers

Join Us!

Can’t Make It To The Big Plunge But Want To Participate

Find other local Polar Plunges around the state and help raise money for Special Olympics Washington. Whether you’re looking to dip your toes in or make a big splash, you’ll be changing lives of 18,000 Special Olympics athletes across Washington state.

Find a Plunge Near You!

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