11th Annual American Greyhound Polar Bear Plunge--2018

Monday, January 01, 2018


A Freezin' Good Reason for People with Warm Hearts to Support American Greyhound

The 2018 Polar Plunge is a unique opportunity for brave people to support American Greyhound in its mission to find homes for greyhounds in need all over the Midwest.   In keeping with our annual tradition, our plunge will occur in the morning on January 1, 2018 at North Avenue Beach, Chicago, IL. 

Back by popular demand, the annual plunge will feature three divisions of plungers:

Polar Bears:  This is the traditional division in which a plunger head is entirely submersed in the icy cold water of Lake Michigan. 

Penguins:  This division will showcase the plunging talents of our volunteers who want to participate but can't quite make themselves go all the way under. 

Warm Walruses:  This division will feature our virtual plungers who would rather plunge into their warm wooly blankets. 

Participants who raise at least $25 in donations from friends, family and co-workers get the privilege of receiving a commemorative Polar Bear Plunge long sleeve t-shirt and entrance into a Post-Plunge Warm Up Party, plus the chance to win additional prizes that will be announced along the way.   

So if you're ready to make a big difference for America Greyhound, click the Join Now button above to build a fundraising page and start your New Year off with a splash.