Freezin’ February

Oregonians have a longstanding and beloved tradition of Plunging into frigid waters every February to raise money and awareness for Special Olympics Oregon. With safety of the athletes and Plunge participants as a priority, we won't be gathering to Plunge together in 2021, but there's the good news:

Polar Plunge 2021 is going BRRR...tual (virtual)!

Join us as we 'BRRR...tually' Plunge across Oregon!  

Countdown to Freezin' February


Kickoff Celebration

Live Stream February 1 @ 10:00am

Super Hero Week

February 1 - February 6

Scavenger Hunt Week

February 7 - February 13

Sponsors Week

February 14 - February 20

Super Plunge Week

February 21 - February 27

Finale Celebration

Live Stream February 27 @ 10:00 am 

How it works


Choose Your Plunge 

Polar Plunge

Polar 5K/10K Fun Run, Walk + Roll

Super Plunge


Sign up

Create or join a team

Start fundraising

Customize fundraising center and tools

Reach $50 for 2021 Polar Plunge t-shirt


Go Social

Post your photos/videos to social media

Tag @plungeoregon on Instagram and Facebook

Use #PlungeOregon #PlungeAtHome to be shared or featured across SOOR social media!

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How to create your BRRR...tual (Virtual) Plunge


Option 1 - Hit the Great Outdoors:

Plunge down the slopes (sled, ski, snowboard)

 Snowball fight/hug a snowman

Snow angels in a swim suit

Run, walk or roll in the Polar 5K/10K




Option 2 - Chill at Home:

Bucket of cold water

Garden hose/sprinkler

Slip n’ Slide

Water balloons/Super Soakers

Cold shower, tub or kiddie pool

Cold drink

Join a Virtual Polar Plunge, Super Plunge, or Polar 5K/10K in your area!

BRRR...tual (Virtual) Polar Plunge


Follow these guidelines to safely #PlungeAtHome

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Use your imagination and BE SAFE! 

Have a buddy or lifeguard if you are plunging in bodies of water such as a swimming pool.

The in-person Polar Plunge is safe because we have a professional dive team in the water and emergency responders on site. Do not do anything that could physically harm yourself or others. Special Olympics Oregon is not responsible for any injuries that occur while participating in the Virtual Plunge.

2021 Polar Plunge Safety and Distancing Guidelines


Shows both options of fundraising incentives. Blue heather t-shirt and sweatshirtwith Plunge logo in green and white

The more you fundraise, the more you earn.

Fundraise $50 to earn the 2021 Polar Plunge t-shirt. Fundraise $500 to earn the 2021 Polar Plunge sweatshirt.

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Contact us to learn more about partnership opportunities and sponsorship levels for Polar Plunge.