ATTENTION PLUNGERS! DUE TO UNSAFE ICE CONDITIONS, PLUNGE LOCATION HAS BEEN MOVED! PLEASE READ BELOW:
The Chippewa Lake - Mecosta/Osceola County Polar Plunge takes place Feb. 24, 2018 at Chippewa Lake. Registration starts at 11:00 at the East Bay General Store, 19961 East Chippewa Lake Drive, Chippewa Lake. The parade of costumes and plunge will start at 12:30 p.m. at Millett Park, 10500-, 10626 Dwight St, Chippewa Lake, MI 49320 .The After Splash Bash will take place immediately following at the Chippewa Township Community Building, 10467 19 Mile Road, Rodney MI 49342.
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.