Bay City Polar Plunge 2016

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Benefiting SPECIAL OLYMPICS MICHIGAN INC

**NEW LOCATION** AT DOW BAY AREA FAMILY YMCA

The Bay City Polar Plunge will take place on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at the Dow Bay Area Family YMCA. Registration will take place from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Parade of Costumes takes place at 11:30 with the Plunge starting at noon.

Michigan will be having 29 Polar Plunges in 2016. Polar Plunges are a Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) event.  LETR is one of the largest grassroots fundraisers for Special Olympics globally. LETR consists of officers from both Law Enforcement and Corrections who raise funds and create awareness for SOMI year round.

By participating in a Polar Plunge around the state you are helping to raise funds for over 20,000 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. Special Olympics Michigan is a year round program offering sports for those with intellectual disabilities. Although sports are the "vehicle," the ultimate goal of Special Olympics is to help persons with intellectual disabilities participate and receive respect as members of their communities.