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 Special Olympics Southern California Inland Empire

Polar Plunge Pre-Party, too! 



Long Beach, California ____  Get ready to be Freezin’ for a Reason and show how brave you are while raising funds for Special Olympics. Participate in Special Olympics Southern California’s annual Big Bear Lake Polar Plunge™ benefiting Inland Empire athletes on Saturday, March 3, at Veterans Park on the shores of Big Bear Lake.


The Polar Plunge is a unique opportunity for individuals, organizations, and anyone to support persons with intellectual disabilities by running, walking or dancing into the chilly waters at Big Bear Lake.


Each Plunger will receive a long sleeve shirt, a BBQ lunch and two-for-one ski passes with a minimum of $50 raised. Additional incentives are available for those who raise more. Are you Too Chicken to Plunge? You can still register as a chicken, raise $50, but stay DRY in the Chicken Coop while your friends go take the plunge.


The Big Bear Lake Plunge takes place at Veterans Park at Big Bear Lake.

On-site registration opens at 10:00 A.M. with Opening Ceremony to the Plunge beginning at 11:45 A.M.  

The Family Fun Area, which includes law enforcement and fire department displays, a rock wall (dependent on weather), a silent auction and raffle, and much more, is open from 10:00 A.M to 2:00 P.M. 

CAVE columns.jpg      Come a day early and join all Plungers at THE CAVE, located in the Village Big Bear Lake, Friday, March 2nd for the Polar Plunge Pre-Party. Come to register early as The Aviators get you ready for the plunge!

For those of you taking the plunge on March 3, the concert is FREE! Tickets are $5 for anyone not plunging and all ages are welcome. Event is from 6:00 until 10:00 P.M.

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 KISS, The Cave Staff, Dave Stone, Sheriff Deputy Jim Wijnhamer

And Nancy Anderson keeping score


Big Bear Lake Plunge Sponsors-Supporters are: 

City of Big Bear Lake, San Bernardino County Sheriff-Big Bear Lake Division, Big Bear Fire, Big Bear Chamber of Commerce, Big Bear Lake Visitors Bureau, Timberline Spas, The Cave and Black Kat Wine Room.   


For more information or to register, visit SOSC.org/BigBearPlunge 


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