Capital Area Region Polar Plunge

January 21, 2023

Gifford Pinchot Park
Conewago Day Use Area

Wellsville, PA


Join us on January 21st at Gifford Pinchot State Park for the 2023 Capital Area Region Polar Plunge!


What to Know

   > General Registration is $50; all registrants will receive the Capital Area Region Plunge 2023 T-Shirt.

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

   > Jump into the icy waters at Gifford Pinchot State Park for the athletes of Special Olympics Pennsylvania!

Not Plunging?

   > Spectators can cheer on individuals and teams from the viewing areas and join us in PLUNGETOWN for food and entertainment! Non-plungers can also register as “Too Chicken to Plunge” with a one-time $50 donation in support of our athletes.


Polar Plunge Registration Opens: 10:00 am

First Plunge: 12:00 pm


> Pop a water balloon filled with cold water 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.

> Commit to register $50 and get your t-shirt; Pop shirts will be shipped by March 31, 2023.

> Post about your Pop on social media using #CapitalAreaPlunge and challenge others to register and join in the fun!

Polar Pop Bear
Polar Pop Bear

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