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New River Plunge February 24, 2018

Break out your swim trunks and let’s get chilly with several hundred of the coolest Special Olympics supporters in New River! We’ve got a DJ, costume contest with prizes and free hot chocolate to warm you up!

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February 24, 2018

Dudley’s Landing @ Bisset
Park New River Drive
Radford, VA

Grab your closest friends and family and come on out for the New River Polar Plunge® Festival! We have prizes for the best costumes and top fundraisers, heated changing tents to take the chill off, and ‒ of course ‒ an icy dip into the New River with hundreds of your closest friends!

It's $100 to Plunge, but the top 5 teams that raise the most money by midnight before the Plunge are entered into a drawing for a chance to win 4 free airline vouchers to anywhere in the United States. So, if you like to travel, start raising for a chance to win! Transportation provided by United Airlines; restrictions apply.


  • 9 am — Registration/check-in
  • 10:45 am — Costume contest, announcements & prizes
  • 11 am — Official plunge start time
  • 1 pm — New River Plunge ends

Looking for great fundraising tools, like email templates, donor receipts and more? Take a look at all the great tools we have for plungers on the home page!

Contact Info

Matt Camire
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Phone: 540.951.2918

The New River Plunge is possible thanks to these amazing sponsors!

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