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2023 Polar Plunge

The Knights of Columbus Council 5207 welcomes you to join us and hundreds of other brave souls across the state on Saturday, Febrrrrruary 18th for the coolest thing you'll do in 2023. Whether you jump, run, or tiptoe in you'll be helping us build a bigger, better and COOLER community for 17,000+ Special Olympics athletes.

Everyone will be able to take a chilly dip in the pool at the Pilot YMCA. With a minimum of $75 in donations ($50 for students) each plunger receives the official Plunge t-shirt, and all bragging rights associated with such a brave endeavor.

You can participate as a plunger on the Knights of Columbus team that Sam Arwood has registered or if you are "Too Chicken," then you can still show support by providing a donation.

Visit the link below to register for the team and / or make a donation on behalf of the team. All the money goes too such a worthy cause. Currently, the Knoxville Polar Plunge has raised about $33.7k our of their initial goal of $35k. Let us do our part in pushing to the goal and beyond.

To register:

  • Click on the above link

  • Select Register

  • Choose: Join a Team

  • Type in: Knights of Columbus

  • Select the Team

  • Choose if you will Plunge or Not

  • Follow through the remaining registration steps.


Event Details

Saturday, February 18th

Pilot YMCA in West Knoxville

10:00 am check-in/registration

11:00 am costume contest

11:30 am plunge begins

  • Each plunger needs to register and raise the minimum $75 ($50 students) to plunge

  • the $10 registration deposit is applied to the plungers fundraising total

  • Plunge as an individual or as a team

  • Costumes are encouraged!

  • Awards and prizes are given to Top Fundraisers and Best costumes/themes


Additional details can be found at the Knoxville Polar Plunge site: Click Here

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