The 2nd Annual Denville Polar Plunge will be held at Cooks Pond in Denville. All proceeds from The Plunge go towards replacing the Gardner Field Playground!
COST TO PLUNGE/INCENTIVE LEVELS:
We have introduced incentive prizes this year for our fundraisers. All prizes are cumulative, so the more your fundraise, the more Polar Plunge gear you get! Prize levels are per person, not per team.
$25 - Cost to Plunge Only (no T-shirt)
$75 - Polar Plunge Long-Sleeve T-Shirt
$250 - Polar Plunge Beach Towel
$500 - Polar Plunge Micro-Fleece Jacket
$1,000 - Polar Plunge Backpack
$2,000+ - Polar Plunge Robe
Day of Registration - $35
HOW TO GET STARTED:
Plungers - Just click on the blue "REGISTER" button above and follow the registration steps. (If you choose not to fundraise, just register as an individual, pay your $25 and you're done!)
Chickens - For those afraid of cold water, you can donate to a Plunger by clicking the red "DONATE" button above!
DAY OF PLUNGE SCHEDULE:
11:30am - Registration opens
12:45pm - Registration closes
12:50pm - Plungers safety meeting by the beach
12:55pm - Plungers walk onto the beach for set-up and group photo
1:00pm - WE PLUNGE!!!
RULES & REGULATIONS:
-Minimum age to plunge is 10 years old.
-You will required to fill out a waiver at The Plunge. Anyone under 18 must have parent/guardian to sign the waiver and accompany them while at The Plunge.
-All Plungers must be registered in order to Plunge, even if you're on a team!
-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 TO 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.
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.
-Complimentary Hot Chocolate/Coffee/Donuts/Sandwiches/Water will be available for the Plungers (small fee for non-Plungers)
-The Polar Plunge will take place rain or shine, or hopefully SNOW!
-On-Street Parking will be available in front of the Cooks Pond main gate on Entrance Way and surrounding streets. Please do not park inside the gates as this parking is for emergency vehicles only.
-Only in the the event of an extreme weather condition such as an active blizzard or thunderstorm will the Plunge be moved to the next day, Sunday, February 25th at 1pm. If the whole weekend is a wash-out, the event will be cancelled without refund.
** 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!