Camp Shriver

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Camp Shriver Shreveport will kick off tomorrow, Tuesday, June 13th through Thursday, June 15th from 8am-2pm at Princess Park.

This camp will feature athletes and partners from the Northwest, North Central, Northeast, Cenla, and Red River Areas. 

Camp Shriver Bayouland will also take place Thursday, June 15 through Saturday, June 17 at Bourg Gym, 4411 Eldred Street, Bourg, LA 70343

To learn more about Camp Shriver and to register, please click here.

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 

Join us at the 2017 Polar Plunges!

IMG_4230The official event of winter, the Polar Plunge® is one of Special Olympics Louisiana’s largest fundraisers. With the help of our Law Enforcement Torch Run comrades, 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 during the winter! Individuals have committed to raise $50 or more to plunge into the icy cold water for thousands of Special Olympics Louisiana athletes! Get a thrill from the chill and join us at any one of our three event locations:

Gonzales- February 18th, 2017 @ Cabela’s
Shreveport- March 11th, 2017 @ East Ridge Country Club
Mandeville- TBA

If taking an icy dip isn’t for you, then come be a fan of fun as you watch folks Run, Plunge and Freeze for a great cause OR Donate to a Plunger. The Polar Plunge® is open to the public and also features musical entertainment, food, costumes, vendor displays, children’s activities and more. There is no fee to view the Plunge, but donations are always welcomed.

Register Now!

Polar Plunge

Are you ready for Polar Plunge?!  The Gonzales Plunge is on February 27th at Cabela’s and the Shreveport Plunge will be on March 12th at East Ridge Country Club.  More info here. If you have not registered yet, be sure to click here and so NOW!

We also wanted to thank all of our sponsors for this event!  Your support is greatly appreciated!

Artic Sponsors:
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
Specialized Industrial Maintenance

Chilly Sponsors:
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Coastal Bridge Company
In Memory of Mark Swiconek
Sheriff Jeff Wiley
SKR Construction
Volks Construction

Freezin Sponsors:
Himmel’s Door
Gauthier & Amedee
Gonzales Lions Club
Mike Anderson’s – Gonzales
Select Properties, LTD

In-Kind Sponsors:
Cabela’s
EZ Dock Gulf Coast
East Ridge Country Club
Eatel
Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office
Community Coffee
Coca-Cola

Camp Shriver – Shreveport!

Camp Shriver is taking place in Shreveport this week!  This 3-day camp will feature athletes and unified partners playing on the SAME team.  Throughout the year, we host Camp Shrivers in locations throughout the state.  To learn more about Camp Shriver, please click here.Camp Shriver-Shreveport 2

To view a few pictures from Camp Shriver in Shreveport, click here.

Take the Plunge!

Polar Plunge is fast approaching!  Have you registered yet?!  If not, do so today!  You have two options, Gonzales, LA on February 28th or Shreveport, LA on March 14th.  Polar Plunge

So What is it?  The Polar Plunge is one of Special Olympics Louisiana’s largest fundraisers, attracting hundreds of people to an otherwise deserted waterhole in the winter. Crowd favorites at this event include the Costume contest, musical entertainment, gigantic Ice sculpture, as well as vendor displays and giveaways.

We look forward to seeing YOU there!

 

2015 Polar Plunge

Polar Plunge is right around the corner!  We will host two (2) this year, the first will be in Gonzales, LA on February 28th and the other will take place in Shreveport, LA on March 14th.Polar Plunge

Polar Plunge is one of our 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.

Check out more info here!