42nd Annual Penguin Plunge has been rescheduled for January 21, 2018
The 42nd Annual Penguin Plunge has been rescheduled for Sunday, January 21st! We invite you to help us celebrate the 42nd Annual Penguin Plunge for Special Olympics Rhode Island at Roger Wheeler State Beach in Narragansett. Join thousands of individuals who will be "Freezin for a Reason" when they take the plunge at exactly 12 noon to raise money for Special Olympics Rhode Island. It's going to be the "Coolest Event" in Rhode Island with plenty of chills, thrills and fun for the whole family. 2018 also marks the 50th Anniversary of Special Olympics, which we will kick-off with a BIG SPLASH!
The Penguin Plunge for Special Olympics is one of the original New Year's Day Plunges in Rhode Island and is a tradition for generation after generation of plungers. Due to the extremely cold temperatures, it was the 1st time in the history of the Penguin Plunge that we had to reschedule this great event. The Penguin Plunge Committee has worked hard to ensure that this event would be a success with an opportunity for some great photos, video and interviews from plungers and spectators. For more information, visit our website atwww.specialolympicsri.org. All proceeds from this event will benefit more than 3,500 athletes that compete year-round in over 1,600 training opportunities and athletic competitions.
Over the past 42 years the event has transformed into one of the largest and most successful fundraising events for Special Olympics Rhode Island raising over $3 million dollars. All plungers are encouraged to fundraise for this event.