The Polar Bear Plunge at Wildwood is so much more than an icy dip into the Atlantic Ocean. Special Olympics New Jersey provides year-round sports training, competition, leadership opportunities, and health screenings to thousands of athletes. All of these programs and services are always completely FREE thanks to fundraising events like the Polar Bear Plunge at Wildwood.
About Polar Bear Plunge at Wildwood
Early Bear ($100 minimum): September – November 30
Now I’m Ready Bear ($110 minimum): December 1 – December 31
Better Late Than Never Bear ($120 minimum): January 1 – January 12
Almost Missed It Bear ($125): January 13
When you register, there is a $25 registration fee. The good news is that the $25 registration fee counts toward the total fundraising minimum. So, the additional funds you need to raise are in addition to the $25 registration fee.
We encourage you to start your fundraising efforts early, reach out to your network, and raise funds to support our cause. Your contributions will significantly impact the community and those we serve.
Fundraising and Incentives
The Polar Bear Plunge at Wildwood maybe a fundraiser benefiting Special Olympics New Jersey, but it's also a life changer for the athletes and their friends, families, and communities.
How Funds Make a Real Impact
For over 50 years, Special Olympics New Jersey has provided year-round sports training, competition, leadership opportunities, and health screenings for thousands of athletes. All of these programs and services are completely FREE of charge, thanks to fundraising events like the Polar Bear Plunge at Wildwood. Look below for a glimpse at how these funds are making a real impact!