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Wildwood’s Polar Bear Plunge Is This Weekend

Wildwood’s Polar Bear Plunge Is This Weekend

It’s time again for Wildwood’s Polar Bear Plunge and this year might be the coldest yet.

Wildwood’s Polar Bear Plunge takes place on Saturday, January 15th.

Registration opens at 10 am inside the Wildwoods Convention Center (4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood NJ). You can still sign up in person for the plunge. An on-site bear registration costs $125.

At 12:45 all plungers and spectators will head out to the beach.

The plunge itself will take place at 1 pm with lunch following afterward at 1:15.

As of right now, according to, it is going to be a high of 28 degrees and a low of 19 degrees. The ocean temperature looks to be around 49 degrees.

You can get all the details about the event on their Facebook page or on their website.

Usually, we cover Wildwood’s Polar Bear Plunge but since we have covid-19, we are stick in quarantine for a bit.

Last year’s Polar Bear Plunge was canceled due to covid.

The Polar Bear Plunge at Wildwood is so much more than an icy dip into the Atlantic Ocean. Special Olympics New Jersey provides year-round sports training, competition, leadership opportunities, and health screenings to thousands of athletes. All of these programs and services are always completely free thanks to fundraising events like the Polar Bear Plunge at Wildwood.

If you are a plunger and you want to share your photos and videos please send us a message on Facebook. We would be glad to share with the world your cold dip in the ocean!

Can’t make it to the plunge this year? The Polar Bear Plunge now has a virtual plunge option. Plunge your way, have fun, be safe. Click the link for more info

Tune back later for more details.

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