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EVENT DATE: Feb 25, 2017

DEADLINE TO GIVE: Mar 11, 2017


The Denville Polar Plunge will be held at Cooks Pond in Denville.  All proceeds from The Plunge go towards replacing the Gardner Field Playground!  We plunge at 1pm!


How to Get Started:

Plungers - Just click on the blue "REGISTER" button above and you're one step closer to The Plunge!!!

Chickens - For those afraid of cold water, you can donate to a Plunger by clicking the red "DONATE" button above!



-Minimum fee to register is $25, but you must raise an additional $50 to meet the $75 minimum requirement to Plunge and get a T-shirt. The registration deadline for a guaranteed T-shirt is Saturday, February 4th!

-You can register the day of the Plunge for $40 (cash only), but you will not be guaranteed a T-shirt.

-Minimum age to plunge is 10 years old. 

-Register online.  You will required to fill out a waiver at The Plunge.  Anyone under 18 must have parent/guardian with them at The Plunge to sign the waiver!


Plunger Safety/Amenities:

-Trained Divers and EMT staff to insure you safety before, during, and after The Plunge

-Access to Women’s and Men’s Heated Changing Tents after The Plunge

-Porta-Pottys will be available on-site


What to Bring:

-Warm clothes/shoes to change into after The Plunge

-Plastic garbage bag to put your wet clothes in

-A warm towel!


What to Wear for The Plunge:

-Bathing Suit, must be appropriate.  (Bikinis -yes, thongs - no.)

-Costumes are allowed.  Yes, they can be ridiculous, but they must be family appropriate.  Any clothing deemed inappropriate by the Plunge Staff must be removed or you will not be allowed to participate.

-Old Sneakers or Water Shoes – you MUST wear these for The Plunge to avoid slipping and falling.  No flip flops. 


Plunge Check-in:

-Plunge Day registration starts at 10:30am and closes at 12:40pm.

-We plunge at 1:00pm!!


Additional Safety Tips:

-Leave valuables at home, including jewelry and rings which could fall off in the cold water.

-There is no diving or flipping into the water.  Our Divers will enforce this to insure Plunger safety!

-Sneakers or water shoes must be worn for the Plunge.  No exceptions!  No shoes, no plunge!

-NO ALCOHOL - Please do not bring alcohol or show up to The Plunge under the influence of alcohol.  Violators will not be permitted to plunge.

-Try not to run out of the water after The Plunge.  The sand and parking lot will be wet and slippery on the way to the changing tents.

-Have friends or family waiting for you immediately after the Plunge with a blanket or robe.  Staff members will also be available to help.

-Sorry, pets are not allowed, except for Registered Service Dogs



-Complimentary Hot Chocolate/Coffee/Donuts will be available for the Plungers

-The Polar Plunge will take place rain or shine, or hopefully SNOW!




** The Polar Plunge Staff reserves the right to terminate your participation in The Plunge without a refund if you do not comply with the above stated rules!




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