The fundraiser will feature participants taking the ‘plunge’ to support Special Olympics Nevada’s health and sports programs
The 2021 Las Vegas Polar Plunge. SONV is teaming up with Cowabunga Bay Water Park to invite brave residents to take a hop, skip, run, jump, or dive into the chilly waters to support SONV’s health and sports programs.
Who: Special Olympics Nevada (SONV), Silver Level sponsors Health Management Systems and the Knights of Columbus, and Bronze Level sponsors Powering Nevada – IBEW/NECA
Plunge participants must raise a minimum of $125 and will receive the complete VIP Plunge experience. Additional fundraising incentives are available at different monetary levels. Guests are also invited to watch their friends or family take the plunge and may enjoy the post-plunge festivities for an additional cost. Interested attendees must register in advance as a guest or “plunger” at https://www.sonv.org/plunge.
An exciting addition to this year’s Polar Plunge is the Duck Derby. Participants can adopt a duck and “race’ to the finish line for prizes. For more information or to register/purchase tickets, please visit: https://www.sonv.org/plunge
When: 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 27, 2021
Where: Cowabunga Bay Water Park, 900 Galleria Drive, Henderson, NV 89011
Why: The Polar Plunge is a unique opportunity for individuals, organizations, and businesses to support Special Olympics Nevada athletes. Proceeds raised go to help provide year-round sports training and competition for over 3,000 athletes in the state. Additionally, your contribution and involvement help athletes achieve their goals, live healthier lives, and have a sense of inclusion in the community.
Share It: Post photos/videos of your unique plunges with the hashtag #plunge4sonv
About Special Olympics Nevada
Special Olympics Nevada (SONV) is dedicated to enriching the lives of children and adults with intellectual disabilities through inclusive sports, education and health. The 501(c)3 nonprofit organization offers free year-round training and competition programs for 3,253 athletes who compete in more than 60 competitions in 10 sports annually. On the playing field, SONV promotes inclusion through Unified Sports, bringing together athletes with and without intellectual disabilities to play as teammates.
On school campuses, SONV impacts more than 62,000 school-aged students by promoting inclusion through the Unified Champion Schools Program, which encourages Unified Sports, Inclusive Leadership programs and Whole School Engagement. SONV is also committed to improving the overall health and well-being of individuals with intellectual disabilities through Healthy Athletes events, offering health screenings and services free of charge. SONV relies on the support of 4,766 volunteers and funding from individuals, organizations, corporations and foundations. In 2018, SONV honored the 50-year anniversary of Special Olympics. More information may be found by visiting www.sonv.org and on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram at @SONevada.