Find and Donate to Participants

327 Plungers raised $78,800 at the 2018 Brainerd Plunge! 

Location and Check In

Not registered online? Walk-up registration will be taken at the Pre-Plunge and Day-Of Check In events.

Plunge Time
Plunge begins at 1 p.m.

Plunge Location
Breezy Point Resort
9252 Breezy Point Dr
Breezy Point, MN
map and directions

Day-Of Plunge Check In
10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Breezy Point Resort
9252 Breezy Point Dr
Breezy Point, MN
map and directions


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The Loon

Group Challenges


U.S. Bank Polar Plunge Forecast

 Find a Participant
 Event Tools


Check out volunteer opportunities for this event!


Event photos will be posted to our Flickr and Facebook pages as we receive them. We are fortunate to have wonderful volunteer photographers for our events, and it typically takes a few weeks until we receive and post photos so please stay tuned.

Parking and Shuttle

A free shuttle bus route will be available from 11 a.m. through the end of the Plunge. Shuttle buses are free to all participants and spectators and run approximately every 15 minutes.

The Wharf

The Pickle

Pequot Lakes
Lucky’s Tavern

Costume Contest!

Best Team
Oldest Plunger
Youngest Plunger
Best Male
Best Female

Begins at noon
First Floor, Convention Center – Minnesota Rooms 1 & 2


Breezy Point Resort is offering a Plunge Special for those who wish to stay there for the Brainerd Plunge! Package includes one or two nights of lodging with breakfast each morning and a two hour complimentary cocktail reception each night! For more information, please visit their website here.

Buffalo Wild Wings

The Baxter Buffalo Wild Wings will donate 10% off your meal to the Polar Plunge & Special Olympics Minnesota when you visit the restaurant on March 2 – 4! Just present this flyer to server.

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Special Thanks

Fleet Farm logo
B93 logo Cool 103.5 logo FAN logo Power Loon logo WJJY logo
Baxter Police Department
Brainerd Fire Department
Brainerd Police Department
Breezy Point Resort
Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office
Lodge #11 FOP
Minnesota State Troopers Association
North Ambulance
Pequot Fire Department

Past Plunge Results

2018 – 327 Plungers raised $78,800

2017 – 380 Plungers raised $82,913
2016 – 359 Plungers raised $80,526
2015 – 391 Plungers raised $92,668
2014 – 390 Plungers raised $95,360