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2019 Barrie Polar Plunge raises $11,255 in support of Special Olympics Ontario!

2019 Barrie Polar Plunge raises $11,255 in support of Special Olympics Ontario!
January 22nd, 2019 - Police & the Community

On Saturday, March 2, 2019, members of the Barrie Police Service joined residents to take an icy plunge for the Annual Polar Plunge, in support of Special Olympics, Ontario. The event hosted 39 brave plungers of all ages.

This year $11,255 was raised and 100% of the funds will directly benefit the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Ontario. 

Thank you to everyone who participated and special thank you to our sponsors who continue to make this a successful event. Rock 95 and 107.5 Kool FM joined us at Centennial Beach, offering hot chocolate and their very own Brett Glover joined in the fun, once again taking the plunge!


On Saturday, March 2, 2019, members of the Barrie Police Service will be taking the icy plunge at the 2019 Annual Polar Plunge. 

This event will raise money for Special Olympics Ontario and 100% of the funds will directly benefit the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Ontario.

Participants (Plungers) can either pay the registration fee or fundraise the minimum requirement to be able to take part in the plunge. In most cases, incentives will be given to Plungers based on how much money they raise in donations.

Need extra inspiration to take the plunge? The team that raises the most money will win a pizza party sponsored by Boston Pizza! There will also be medals awarded for best costumes, so start planning your plunging outfits!

This event is proudly supported by 107.5 KoolFM and Rock 95

 

Event Details:

The plunge will take place on Saturday, March 2, 2019, at the Centennial Beach (65 Lakeshore Dr., Barrie).

12:00 PM – Registration

1:00 PM – Plunge begins

Registration Fee:

Registered SOO Athletes & Volunteers – $25 (or raise $50.00 to waive the fee)

Adult Registration – $50 (or raise $100.00 to waive the fee)

Pre-registration:

Participants can pre-register and pick-up their event kit on Thursday, February 28, 2019, between 3:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., at the Allandale Recreation Centre, located at 190 Bayview Drive, Barrie. *New Location!*

 
Fundraising Incentives:

All plungers will get a Polar Plunge Icy Mug!

Highest Fundraiser per Plunge: Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8″ 32 GB

Raise $100: Polar Plunge Socks

Raise $150: Polar Plunge Socks & Polar Plunge Shirt

Highest fundraiser in the province: Tickets to a Leafs Alumni box at an upcoming Leafs game (Date TBC)

 

To register, donate, or dare a friend to take the plunge, visit PolarPlunge.ca