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Make Plans Now for the 2023 Polar Plunge Near You

Click on the location to find out more about this year’s Plunge events:

Greater Cincinnati Plunge: Jan. 28 at The Banks Lake Cumberland Plunge; March 11; Lee's Ford Marina Lexington Plunge; Feb. 18; Texas Roadhouse-Richmond Rd.
Louisville Plunge; Feb .15; Main Event Western Kentucky Plunge; March 4; Kentucky Dam Village

Polar Plunge

It’s that time of year to start planning for the #ChillofaLifetime! Special Olympics Kentucky has Polar Plunge events remaining in four locations across the state: Lake Cumberland, Lexington, Louisville and Western Kentucky.  Your participation helps provide opportunities for the more than 11,300 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Kentucky sport and health programs across the state.

Ready to take the Plunge?! Here’s what you need to know –

  • Raise or donate a minimum of $75 to participate and earn an event t-shirt
  • Prizes awarded at $300 and $1,000 fundraising milestones (prizes awarded differ at our Greater Cincinnati Plunge – be sure to check the website for more details)
  • Get your friends and family involved!
  • Costumes are encouraged! The “Golden Plunger” Award is given to the best individual and team costumes!

For more information about how you can take part in the 2023 Polar Plunge nearest you, contact Hannah Blancet (Greater Cincinnati, Lexington and Lake Cumberland) at 502-695-8222 or hblancet@soky.org, Jennifer McMahon (Louisville) at 502-326-5002 or jmcmahon@soky.org or Laura Miller (Western Kentucky) at 270-293-9054 or lmiller@soky.org.

Like the Kentucky Polar Plunge Facebook Page or follow the Plunge on Instagram for the most up-to-date information.