Polar Plunge – Lethbridge

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Don’t miss out on your chance to plunge into one of Lethbridge’s icy lakes to support Special Olympics.

The Polar Plunge – Lethbridge challenges people to bravely jump into Henderson Lake. It’s a great way for everyone—individuals, organizations and businesses—to get involved in supporting Special Olympics Alberta.

This chilling event happens only once a year! Grab some friends, make a team and get ready for the coolest party you can have on a frozen lake.

Plungers must raise a minimum of $75 to jump to frozen glory, and can raise additional funds to earn extra incentives along the way. If you raise at least $250 you will receive sunglasses and a Polar Plunge towel.  Raise at least $750 and you will receive sunglasses, a Polar Plunge towel and a Polar Plunge Under Armour jacket.

Over 90 plungers from the Lethbridge area raised more than $23,000 for Special Olympics Alberta in 2017 and we know we can do better than that!

For 2017 our goal is to reach 1,000 across the province, and we know you can increase your plungers Lethbridge!

This year in Lethbridge, the Alberta Law Enforcement Torch Run will be plunging on January 27th, 2018 at Henderson Lake (Parkside Dr entrance by the playground). Register as a team or individual today!

Each year members of the Law Enforcement Torch Run® along with local Special Olympics Programs invite the local community, businesses, celebrities and sponsors to brave the freezing cold waters during their respective Polar Plunge® events.

This event raises funds for local Special Olympics Programs and raises awareness about the power of Special Olympics through hosting unique experiences with music, food and most of all fun.

Are you brave enough to be freezin’ for a reason?

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Law Enforcement Torch Run is Special Olympics' largest grass-roots fundraiser and public awareness vehicle internationally. In Alberta, 18 agencies in 117 communities contribute to LETR efforts annually, not only with events, but as Guardians of the Flame ensuring the delivery of the Special Flame of Hope to the opening ceremony of Provincial Games and sending off our local athletes to National and World Games.

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