Big Bear Polar Plunge 2024

Registration is Now Open!

Run, walk, or dance into the chilly waters of Big Bear Lake to raise funds for Special Olympics Inland Empire. For a minimum $50 donation, you can participate in the coolest event of 2024! Plungers will have the opportunity to earn incentives, party with friends, and be freezin’ for a reason: to help support Special Olympics athletes and programs.

March 16, 2024


Ways To Participate

Support the Special Olympics of Southern California in 4 different way this year!

  • Register as a Plunger – create a fundraising page to collect donations online.
  • Start or Join a Team – fundraise together on your team page.
  • Make a Donation – Too chicken to plunge? Support the cause from dry land.
  • Donate an Auction Item to the Big Bear Polar Plunge raffle/silent auction.

Everyone is Welcome!

Whether you’re plunging or supporting the Polar Plunge from the shore, you’re invited to enjoy the Family Fun area with law enforcement booths, a rock wall for the kids (dependent on weather), a silent auction and raffle, and more. You can also donate an item to the silent auction or raffle.

  • Registration for the Big Bear Polar Plunge begins at 10 AM at Veteran’s Park located at 40870 Big Bear Blvd
  • Opening Ceremonies begin at 11:45 AM with the Polar Plunge to begin immediately after