Polar Plunge

Feb 11
Hosted by:Special Olympics District...
When:
February 11, 2017 at 11:00am to
February 11, 2017 at 4:00pm
Where:
Nationals Park map 1500 S Capitol St SE Washington, DC 20003
Contact:
Goal: $250,000
$206,050 4 82% Complete

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The Polar Plunge was the coolest thing you did this year!  

Thanks for participating in the 2017 Polar Plunge at Nationals Park.  Thanks to you we raised more than $200,000 to fund sports, health and inclusion programs for Special Olympics athletes.  We're still accepting donations so just click the "Donate" button above or mail a check to the office (see address below).  Don't forget to apply for any eligible matching gifts through your employer.

Special Olympics DC

900 2nd Street NE, Suite 6

Washington, DC 20002

 

On behalf of our athletes, thank you very much for your generosity! 

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Three above ground swimming pools will be erected in Nationals Park, and plungers jump in to the water to the cheers of the crowd!  More than a thousand plungers will seek the thrills and chills all to benefit the 1,600 athletes of Special Olympics D.C.  

 

Date:        February 11, 2017

Time:       11:00 am to 4:00 pm 

Location:  Nationals Park

Registration Fee: $10 

Fundraising Minimum: $100 to support Special Olympics athletes 

You'll receive an official "I plunged at the Park" t-shirt, and can earn more gifts at higher fundraising levels.

Come out and enjoy a fun afternoon at the ball park.  The Plunge Festival features:

  • Great music on the plaza
  • Parties in the Brewhouse and Centerfield Social to warm up after your cool dip 
  • Photos with the 'Presidents'
  • Chance to hit in the Nationals batting cage
  • Bring your costumes--stand out plungers will get their 15 seconds of fame on the jumbotron screen above the field!

 

Each participant raises a minimum of $100 to plunge which allows Special Olympics D.C. continue to provide year-round sports, health, and inclusion programs which are essential in helping children and adults with intellectual disabilities lead healthier lives and develop valuable skills.

  • $100 sends one athlete to the Summer Games 
  • $250 provides one adaptive bowling ramp
  • $500 uniforms one basketball team
  • $750 pays for medical exams for 15 athletes to qualify to participate
  • $1,000 reserves gym time for basketball training

Qualify to win these cool incentive prizes!

$10,000+     Access to VIP Area in Budweiser Brewhouse

  • Priority plunge on Nationals field
  • Broadcast of your jump on the Jumbotron
  • Priority access to the Nationals batting cage #1
  • Five entries to win a pair of Nationals Premium Club tickets (date TBD)
  • Your choice of Polar Plunge fleece jacket or robe, with fleece scarf

$1,000         Plunge on Nationals field

  • Entry to the Nationals batting cage
  • Broadcast of your jump on the Jumbotron
  • One entry to win a pair of Nationals Premium Club tickets (date TBD)
  • Your choice of Polar Plunge fleece jacket or robe

$500            Plunge on the Plaza level          

  • One entry to win a pair of lower-level Nationals tickets (date TBD)
  • One entry to win a chance to take a swing in the batting cage
  • Polar Plunge hoodie

$250            Polar Plunge Fleece scarf

$100           “I plunged” commemorative t-shirt or polar plunge hat

 

Registration Options:

  • Polar Plunger - Plunge into the pools on the plaza and enjoy the party

 

  • Cool Schools Plunger - High School and College plungers compete to bring home the trophy of "D.C's Coolest School" to campus

 

  • SO Athlete Plunger - Raise funds so that an athlete can plunge, or come and take the plunge with him or her.  You'll give a memorable experience.

 

  • Power Plunger - Raise $1000 to plunge on Nationals field where you've watched your favorite players, and have the moment viewed live on the Jumbotron screen

 

  • Too Chicken to Plunge?  Donate $100 or more and come out to watch others take the plunge, or stay warm and toasty at home.  Either way, our Special Olympics athletes benefit. 
 
 

 


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