Traverse City Polar Plunge - 2013

Saturday, February 09, 2013


The Traverse City Polar Plunge will take place on February 9th at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa.  Registration will begin at 10:00 a.m. inside the Clubhouse located on the Resort’s property. The parade of costumes will start at 11:00 a.m. and the plunge immediately following the parade. The Awards and Post Plunge Party will begin at 11:30 a.m. in the Michigan Ballroom, located on the lobby level of the hotel. 

The 2013 Polar Plunge incentive levels are:

$200-$499: Tumbler

$500-$749: Pullover Hoodie

$750: Stadium Chair

$1,000: Warm Up Jacket

$1,500: Sports Duffel Bag

$2,500: Mini Fridge Cooler

Michigan will be having 27 Polar Plunges in 2013. 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 19,000 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.