Come join us for a great time!
The Polar Plunge® Festival is Special Olympics Virginia’s premier, annual fundraiser for those brrrr-ave enough to take the challenge. Join the “colony” as we come together to raise funds and plunge into icy waters at four different locations across Virginia in January and February– all for a cool cause.
Join Special Olympics Area 6 and plunge with our Athletes and Volunteers. It will be an experience you will never forget!
Select here to join our Polar Plunge team ‘Area 6 on Ice.’ Create an Account or Login in if you’ve plunged with us before. Be sure to select Area 6 on Ice to join the plunge or make a donation to our team.
Special Olympics Virginia Area 6 is a year-round program of sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.
Area 6 is one of 31 Special Olympics Virginia area programs; it serves:
Thanks to a large volunteer network and the support of generous partners throughout Metro Richmond, athletes pay nothing to participate. We invite everyone to join us in our mission to open hearts and change minds about people with intellectual disabilities.