Mark Your Calendars for the 2018 Polar Plunges!

Join us at the 2018 Polar Plunges!  Get a thrill from the chill and join us in Gonzales (February 17, 2018), Mandeville (TBD), or Shreveport (February 24, 2018)! You won’t want to miss this!


Mark Your Calendars for 2018 Polar Plunges!

Join us at the 2018 Polar Plunges!  Get a thrill from the chill and join us in Gonzales (February 17, 2018), Mandeville (TBD), or Shreveport (February 24, 2018)! You won’t want to miss this!


Polar Plunge Gonzales is Tomorrow!

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Polar Plunge Gonzales is happening tomorrow, February 18th! This chilly fundraising event will take place at Cabela’s in Gonzales, LA. Will you be Freezin’ for a Reason tomorrow?

Haven’t registered yet? It’s not too late to participate. You can get signed up quickly by Clicking Here!

If you can’t make it tomorrow, don’t worry. We will be hosting two more Polar Plunges in Shreveport, LA on March 11th and in Mandeville, LA on March 18th!

Click here for more information. 
Watch the video.



Polar Plunge

We’re counting down the days until the chilly plunge we’ve all been waiting for! Don’t forget about our three Polar Plunge events coming up:

IMG_4230February 18: Gonzales @ Cabelas 
March 11: Shreveport @ East Ridge Country Club
March 18: Mandeville @ Fontainebleau State Park

Polar Plunge helps raise funds and awareness for our athletes. It is one of our largest fundraisers this year. Why not become apart of something that will create fun-filled memories and leave you feeling “cool”?

If you’re too chicken to plunge, you can donate and/or become a sponsor the events.

Click here for our Polar Plunge video 

Click below to register now to take the plunge!

February 18th- Gonzales 
March 11th- Shreveport 
March 18th- Mandeville 

Freezin’ for a Reason

The Polar Plunge is one of Special Olympics Louisiana’s largest fundraisers! With the help of our Law Enforcement Torch Run comrades this event is attracting hundreds of people to an otherwise deserted waterhole in the winter season. Individuals from all walks of life have committed to raise $50 and take the plunge for thousands of Special Olympics Louisiana athletes! So sign up today to get a thrill from the chill and join us for our best plunges yet!
Join us Saturday, February 27, 2016 at Cabela’s in Gonzales or Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 10:00 AM at East Ridge Country Club in Shreveport!
So, who can participate?
Individuals and teams from businesses and organizations, alongside our athletes and thousands of community members, experience heartwarming and bone chilling extremes as they take the plunge into the icy cold water!Click here to register!

Freezin’ for a Reason was Pleasin’

polar plungeThe 2013 Polar Plunges, “Freezin’ for a Reason” was a great time! All together we had three plunge locations: Baton Rouge/Gonzales, Bossier/Shreveport and Lake Charles, LA. We had over 200 participants take the leap into icy waters for Special Olympics Louisiana. It was perfect weather for the event with temperatures dipping down into the 30s. Overall over $55,000 was made for Special Olympics Louisiana! Thank you to everyone who participated and attended the event. A BIG THANK YOU to our Sponsors & Partners!

Shiver Sponsor: 
Arctic Sponsor: Yokem Toyota
Freezin’ Sponsors: New Covenant Realty, Sheriff Tony Mancuso, Calcasieu Parish, & McDonald’s of Southwest Louisiana

Media Partners:      

Stay tuned for next year’s plunge date! In the meantime View the event pictures.

Were you Freezing for a Reason?

The 4th Annual Freezin’ for a Reason was this past Saturday, January 28th at Cabela’s in Gonzales. Over 100 people jumped into the icy lake Saturday morning all in the name of Special Olympics Louisiana. Teams from across the region were present,  See More pictures from the event.

Walker High School Polar Plunge