Penguin Plunge

2019 Dates & Links to Register

Register online to reserve your FREE event t-shirt!

Farmington – Winding Trails - February 10, 2019

Middletown Pavilion at Crystal Lake - March 2, 2019

Winsted - Highland Lake -March 2, 2019

Shoreline - Ocean Beach Park, New London - March 3, 2019


Law Enforcement Torch Run Penguin Plunge Events to Benefit Special Olympics Connecticut

Plunge at the Park presented by the Monroe Police Department - Wolfe Park - TBD

Plunge at the Lake presented by CT State Police - Troop C & ECSU Police Department- Patriot's Park, Coventry - TBD

1st Annual Loony Dook presented by the Guilford Police Department - December 1, 2018

Fairfield Plunge presented by Fairfield Police Department & Fairfield University DPS – Jennings Beach - TBD


All participants must raise $100 to participate.

All Penguins must be at least 8 years old on the day of the Plunge to participate. 


Matching Donations:

Double your donation!  Make sure to find out if your company matches gifts. Fill out your company's Matching Gift form and submit it along with your pledge information.

Don't go it alone!

Get your friends, family or co-workers to Plunge with you and form a TEAM.

Too Chicken to Plunge?

Too chicken to plunge? That’s ok! You can still be a part of the fun. Many of our plunges have a “Chicken Coop”. Raise pledges and receive incentives just like a Penguin except no going into the icy water. You’ll get to hang out in the “Chicken Coop” staying warm (and dry!) while you cheer on the brave Penguins! It’s a fun way to still be a part of the team.
All Chickens under the age of 8 years old must be accompanied by an adult to be a part of the Chicken Coop.