Winter Games Polar Plunge

February 3

Canoe Creek State Park

Hollidaysburg, PA


February 3, 2024 | Canoe Creek State Park

We're #FreezinForAReason!

Join Special Olympics Winter Games this Saturday, Feb. 3 at Canoe Creek State Park for the Polar Plunge!


What to Know

The Winter Games Polar Plunge is an event to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics Pennsylvania. There will be something for everyone so bring the whole family!

> General Registration is $50; all registrants will receive the Winter Games Plunge T-Shirt.

> Show up ready-to-plunge in proper attire on plunge day.

> Jump into the frigid lake at Canoe Creek to show your support for Special Olympics Pennsylvania!

Not Plunging?

Spectators can cheer on individuals and teams from the viewing areas, join us at PLUNGETOWN for food and entertainment, and can also sign up with a one time $50 donation as ‘Too Chicken to Plunge’ in support of our athletes.


Saturday, February 3, 2024

Registration Opens: 9:00 am

Opening Ceremonies: 11:30 am

Check out photos from the Winter Games Polar Plunge held on Saturday, February 5th, 2022 at Canoe Creek State Park!


Pop a cold water balloon over your head, or over the heads of friends and family members, to show your support of Special Olympics. This option is open to everyone and is perfect for people who are unable to attend the in-person plunge.

Virtual Polar Poppers Commit To

  1. Raise a minimum of $50 to get the Polar Plunge T-Shirt.
  2. Post about your “pop” on social media using #WGPLUNGE and challenge others to register and join in on the fun!

2024 Major Event Sponsors

Law Enforcement Torch Run
New Pace
Knights of Columbus

2024 Local Event Sponsors

Gardenspot Village
Fireside Events
Renewal by Anderson