2018 Special Olympics Vance County Polar Plunge

Saturday, February 03, 2018


Join us for the sixth annual Special Olympics Vance County Polar Plunge!

Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Satterwhite Point Glasshouse
Inclement weather date: Saturday, February 10, 2018

Event Schedule:

  • 9:30 am-10 am: Check-in
  • 10:00 am-10:30 am: Prize giveaways. Come dressed to impress - prizes will be awarded for best costume (individual), best costume (team),  most money raised (individual), most money raised (team), largest team.
  • 10:30 am: Plunges begin!


Cost: Individuals are required to collect a minimum of $30 to participate. Hot cocoa and a t-shirt will be provided for all Plungers!


Here are some helpful Polar Plunge Tips:

  • Bring a jacket/sweatshirt/warm clothes to wear before the jump.
  • Wear loose fitting clothing that will be easy to quickly remove once wet.
  • Bring a change of clothes for after the jump.
  • Wear a costume!
  • Jump as a team and get your friends involved.
  • Tennis shoes or water shoes are required.
  • Bring towels to dry off.
  • No wet suits/dry suits.
  • Alcohol prohibited.


Directions and Parking info:
Kerr Lake State Recreation Area is located in Vance and Warren counties, north of Henderson. It can be reached via US 1, NC 39 or I-85. On I-85, the exits for the individual recreation areas are marked.
To Satterwhite Point and park office: From I-85, take exit 217 and travel north on Satterwhite Point Road approximately six miles. Continue until you get to a community building on the left, which is the
glasshouse, and park in the lot in front of the building.