2018 plunge NEXT WEEKEND! 
January 20th at 12noon
@ Oak St Beach

Online registration now open!


Mark your calendars for January 20th, 2018 for the 17th annual Chicago Polar Bear Club (CPBC) Polar Plunge!

Over the past 16 years, through thousands of generous donations, the CPBC has raised nearly $300,000 and ONE HUNDRED PERCENT of every dollar donated has gone directly to the families supported by the CPBC.

YOU can make a difference in the life of a family in need.

We look forward to seeing you all at the beach this January (preferably in your speedo!)


The Chicago Polar Bear Club


We plunge at Oak Street Beach:


2018 plunge proudly supported by:

p.s. Need a place to stay while you're in Chicago for the plunge?

Check out the Ambassador Hotel, who is offering a one-night special "Polar Plunge Package" on January 20th that includes: early check-in, a $15 food and beverage credit, two thermal blankets, and complimentary hot cocoa all day! Plus, a portion of all proceeds will be donated to this year’s Polar Plunge charitable cause.

Click here to make your reservation.

p.s.s. Worried about parking for the plunge?

Reserve your parking in advance with SpotHero and arrive on-time and stress free! Download their apps for iPhone | Android and use this link to get 50% off drive-up rates on Saturday!