Catholic University Polar Plunge

Feb 3
Hosted by:Special Olympics District...
February 3, 2017 at 2:00pm to
February 3, 2017 at 9:30pm
Catholic University of America map 3606 John McCormack Drive NE Washington, DC 20064
Goal: $30,000
$31,500 4 105% Complete

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The Catholic University Polar Plunge  is the coolest thing you'll do all year!  


Jump into an above ground swimming pool at Catholic U to the cheers of the crowd!  Come out and seek the thrills and chills all to benefit the 1,600 athletes of Special Olympics D.C.  


Date:        February 3, 2017

Time:       Cool Schools 2:30 pm -5:00 pm and University plunge 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm 

Location:  Catholic University of America Athletic Center - Cardinal Stadium

Fundraising Minimum: $50 to support Special Olympics athletes


Each participant raises a minimum of $50 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


Registration Options:

  • CUA Polar Plunger - Take the plunge to show your school spirit and support 


  • 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 at take the plunge with him or her.  You'll give a memorable experience.


  • Too Chicken to Plunge?  Donate $50 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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