The Belleville Polar Plunge will take place on February 10, 2018 at the BYC, 831 East Huron River Drive, Belleville, MI 48111. Registration will start at 9:30 a.m. with the parade of costumes starting at 11:45 a.m. Plungers will be taking the plunge at noon into beautiful Belleville Lake. Awards and the post plunge party will start at 12:45 p.m.
Michigan will be having 28 Polar Plunges in 2018. 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 23,000 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.