Waukegan Polar Bear Plunge

The Waukegan Park District and the City of Waukegan are partnering to host the 25th Annual Waukegan Polar Bear Plunge on Monday, January 1, 2024 from 10am to 11am at the Waukegan Municipal Beach, located at 201 E. Sea Horse Drive. All proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit Special Recreation Services of Northern Lake County – Waukegan, helping individuals with disabilities participate in camps, athletics, health and fitness programs, and much more. 

Preregistration is open! Individuals can preregister for $20 per plunger online or at the Field House Sports, Fitness & Aquatics Center. Preregistration will be open until Thursday, December 28, 2023 at 4pm. On-site registration for $25 per plunger will be available from 9am to 10:45am the day of the event. The first 300 plungers will receive a commemorative event shirt. 

Businesses and organizations can become sponsors with a minimum sponsorship of $250. Sponsorship opportunities are below:

Recognition$250$500$1,000$1,250 (SOLD OUT)$2,500 (SOLD OUT)
Featured in Event BookletXXXXX
Recognized on FacebookXXXXX
Receive 3 Shirts and 3 Plunge EntriesX
Receive 5 Shirts and 5 Plunge EntriesX
Receive 5 Hoodies and 10 Plunge Entries or 10 Shirts and 10 Plunge EntriesXXX
Regular Logo Featured on Shirt and HoodieXX
Large Logo Featured on Sleeve of Shirt and HoodieX
Logo Featured on Sleeve of Shirt and HoodieX