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Photo by Member Mark Krancer, Kram Kran Photo


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1/10/2024 5:00:00 AM Member News

Special Olympics Florida Needs Your Help!


Special Olympics Florida Needs your help! Are you ready to make a splash for a great cause? We are excited to invite you to join us at the 2024 St. Johns Polar Plunge, a thrilling event in support of Special Olympics Florida. This is your chance to take a dip in the chilly Florida waters and contribute to a cause that makes a significant impact on the lives of individuals with intellectual disabilities. The Polar Plunge is one of our two signature fundraisers to help provide critical health services, life-changing leadership courses, and competitive sports training and competition to our 10,000 athletes in Northeast Florida.


Here are the details for the event:

Date: Sunday, February 18, 2024

Location: Crystal Lagoon at Beachwalk, St. Johns

Registration Opens at 8:30 a.m. 


This year marks the third time the Polar Plunge will be held at Beachwalk, and we're making it BIGGER and better than ever. We want YOU to be a part of this incredible experience. Will you be brrrrr-ave enough to take the plunge?


Event Highlights:

  • Fun for a Cause: Support Special Olympics Florida and make a positive impact on the lives of athletes with intellectual disabilities.
  • Exciting Activities: Enjoy great food, refreshing drinks, costume contests, and more.
  • Live Entertainment: Groove to the beats of our DJ and immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere.


How You Can Get Involved:

  1. Take the Plunge: Register as an individual and challenge yourself to take the icy dip.
  2. Form or Join a Team: Gather your friends, family, or colleagues to create a team and share the experience together.
  3. Donate: Contribute to the cause by making a donation to the link below.
  4. Sponsorship Opportunities: Explore sponsorship options and showcase your commitment to making a difference.


Ready to Dive In?

Visit our website to sign up, create a team, donate, or explore sponsorship opportunities. Your participation and support will help make the 2024 St. Johns Polar Plunge an unforgettable event.


Register using the link below for this FREE event:



Let's come together to create a wave of support for Special Olympics Florida. We look forward to seeing you at Beachwalk Club Crystal Lagoon on February 18, 2024!



Ashley Cetin 

Director, Development, Northeast 

Special Olympics Florida 

P 352-243-9536  

M 352-978-1015