Annual Polar Plunge returns to Fort Wayne

Registration for the annual Polar Plunge event is now open.
Registration for the annual Polar Plunge event is now open.(Polar Plunge Fort Wayne)
Published: Dec. 2, 2022 at 3:41 PM EST
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA) - Registration for the annual Polar Plunge event is now open.

Metea County Park in northeast Fort Wayne will be hosting the event on Feb. 11. Event officials say the plunge consists of numerous people and companies raising funds through pledges before taking the big plunge into freezing waters.

Officials say the Polar Plunge raises funds for Special Olympics programs across Indiana. There are currently more than 16,000 athletes participating in at least one sport through Special Olympics Indiana.

Event officials also encourage all participants and businesses to get more involved and put plunge teams together. They also encourage participants to raise a minimum of $85 in pledges before the day of the event.

For more information about the Polar Plunge event, visit their website.