HASBROUCK HEIGHTS/SEASIDE, NJ -- For the past 25 years, the Polar Bear Plunge at Seaside has been a marquee fundraising event hosted for Special Olympics New Jersey. Since its inception, the Polar Bear Plunge has raised over $21 million and has had over 80,000 Plungers jump into the Atlantic Ocean. In 2018 alone, the Seaside event raised a record  $2,212,019 as 7,169 brave participants took the frosty dip.

Last year, Hasbrouck Heights' Ron Kistner and his son Bobby were two of the thousands of plungers. This year, his fifteenth, he's doing it again, and he's set up an online donation page. 

Are you, your family, company, school club, church, or community group taking the Polar Bear Plunge on Saturday, February 23? Tell us about it! When you get home and defrost, drop TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro an email along with a few photos. Tell us about your experience so we can share it with our readers.


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