Run, walk, or dance into the chilly waters of Leadbetter Beach on Sunday, April 14 to raise funds for Special Olympics Santa Barbara. For just a minimum of $50, you can participate in the coolest event of 2019 - the Polar Plunge. Not only will you brave the cold winter waters, but you'll have the opportunity to earn incentives, party with friends, and be freezin' for a reason: to help support Special Olympics Santa Barbara County.

3 Ways to Get Involved

Register for the Polar Plunge

Register to Plunge

Register and create a fundraising page where you can collect donations online.


Register for the Polar Plunge

Fundraise Only

If you prefer to keep your feet dry, register as a chicken and be a part of the fun.


Make a Donation

Support a Plunger

Can't attend the Polar Plunge or want to support a friend? Make a donation.


How Your Donation Helps

Every dollar raised through the Polar Plunge will help fund Special Olympics Santa Barbara programs in your community. Special Olympics Southern California enriches the lives of athletes with intellectual disabilities and their communities through sports, education, and athlete health.

Learn more about how we change lives.