Skaneateles Polar Bear Plunge
Saturday, January 26, 2013 12:30 p.m.
FREEZIN’ FOR A REASON
Please join us for this great fundraiser, which will provide needed funds for the Skaneateles Education Foundation, SAVES (Skaneateles Ambulance Volunteer Emergency Services) and the Skaneateles Fire Department. You will also be supporting the Sunrise Rotary Club Winterfest, which helps provide family fun and financial support for a variety of community services.
EASY TO REGISTER
It's never too early to start raising money for the Plunge!
- Mail in: Click here to download a registration form
- Click here to register online
Pre-Registration is $50. Registration is $60 for all participants on the day of the event!!!
The first 50 registrants will receive a very cool Skaneateles Polar Bear Club fleece hat with your registration. Additionally, there are the following prizes for those who go above and beyond…
All Powerful Polar Bear
The individual who raises the largest amount of money will receive a prize.
All Powerful Polar Bear Pack Trophy
The team consisting of the Polar Bears raising the most money will receive the Polar Bear Pack trophy, to be displayed at a location of their choice for one year.
Plunging as a TEAM vs. INDIVIDUAL
If you would like to take the Plunge with a specific group of people (family, friends, co-workers, etc.) simply come up with a team name and put it on your registration form! If you are an individual plunger, indicate that you will be plunging as an individual on your registration form.
Teams of 3 – pre-registration is $40 per plunger. You save $10 per polar bear!!!
POLAR BEAR Code of Conduct
- All participants must spend at least 10 seconds in the water & dunk entire body.
- No wet or dry suits allowed. Speedos and fur thongs are permitted, but use them appropriately.
- Head-first diving is not permitted.
- Have fun, while being responsible and courteous to other polar bears.
- The more outrageous the costume, the better.
After the plunge, have fun in the village – as Winterfest will be going full swing!
HAVE FUN AND GIVE TO A GREAT CAUSE!
The plunge is at 12:30 PM, and everyone MUST wear shoes, fill out the waiver/release, and pay the $50 per person member entry fee. Teams of 3 or more can participate for $40 per swimmer - a separate waiver needs to be completed for each member. On polar bear plunge day, registration will begin at 11:30 AM. On-site registration is $60 per person for all participants.
Costumes are recommended and encouraged! Please bring your own water shoes and swimsuit – NO WETSUITS ALLOWED.