Make the #PolarPromise and prepare to #MakeASplash for Special Olympics Chicago!

Think you're fun? Take the test and jump in the lake for Special Olympics Chicago! Whether you go knee high, waist high or take the full plunge, all are welcome to join us! Free round trip bus for groups of 20 or more so recruit your friends. All are invited to post event "Melt Down Party" (11am-2pm). Music, food, cash bar and more! How to Register FAQ. How to Use Your Fundraising Hub FAQ.

QUESTIONS ABOUT THE EVENT? - Email or call 312-527-3743.

847-243-8526. Refer to our "How To" Guides on our Chicago Polar Plunge Registration Page (located to the right of the Polar Plunge video)!



I understand that I am joining with other participants in an effort to obtain donations for Special Children’s Charities/Special Olympics Chicago. In consideration of such donations, the efforts of the other participants, sponsors, and volunteers, and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, I, for myself, my heirs, my executers, administrators, personal representatives, successors, and assigns, waive and release any and all rights, claims, or causes of action that I have or may have against Special Children’s Charities, Special Olympics Chicago, Special Olympics Illinois, Chicago Park District, Chicago Public Schools, City of Chicago, and any and all sponsors, their representatives, parents, members, trustees, managers, affiliates, agents, employees and their successors, that may arise as a result of my participation in “Chicago Polar Plunge” to be held on March 4th, 2018, as well as any related activities held prior to or after such event. In order that I be allowed to participate in such event, I represent to the sponsors and all other responsible parties that I understand the physical risks involved, that I am physically fit and that I have sufficiently trained for this event and that my physical condition has been verified by a physician licensed to practice medicine in the state of Illinois. I further represent that I am a legally competent adult, over sixteen years of age and under no physical or mental disability. Further, I hereby grant full permission to any and all of the above parties to use any photographs, motion pictures, videos, recordings or other reproductions of this event for any legitimate purpose, including commercial advertising.

If I am under the age of 16 years I will have these waiver terms and conditions viewed and signed to by my legal guardian or which will in effect give consent for me to participate in the event guardian or which will in effect give consent for me to participate in the event.