Rockford Polar Plunge

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March 1, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Rock Cut State Park - Olson Lake
7318 Harlem Road
Caledonia, IL 61011
$75 Minimum
Debbie Kelly

Take the Plunge

The Polar Plunge, presented by Law Enforcement Torch Run and GEICO, is a unique opportunity to support Special Olympics athletes by taking a flying leap – a leap into the frigid waters of Olson Lake. Participants must raise $75 in donations from friends, family and co-workers in exchange for jumping into the icy waters.



Plunger Incentive Prizes

Plungers will receive incentive prizes based on the amount of money they raise. By raising the minimum of $75, you’ll receive an official Plunge hooded sweatshirt and admission to the post-plunge party. Other prizes are awarded at the $250, $500 and $1,000 levels.

The additional incentive items are:

  • $250 – Beach Towel
  • $500 – Under Armour Backpack
  • $1,000 – Embroidered Columbia 1/2 Zip Fleece

Plunge Day Information

Plunge registration will start at 10 am at Olson Lake at Rock Cut State Park, Rockford. The plunge begins at noon with the post plunge party taking place immediately afterwards on-site. Lunch is free for Plungers and $5 for guests.

Attire: Anything but a wet suit; shoes are required; costumes encouraged.

All plungers must sign a waiver and plungers under the age of 18 MUST have a parent/guardian sign the waiver form.

Additional Information

Rockford Polar Plunge Waiver

There are two pre-registration events the first will be held from 4:30-6:30 pm on February 25 at Stable’s in Dixon. The second pre-registration event will be held from 3:30-6:30 pm February 26 at Peak Sport Club. Those who pre-register will receive a parking pass for the day of the Plunge.

For additional information visit our main plunge site at

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