48th Annual Penguin Plunge

Penguin Plunge 2023

January 1, 2024

The 48th Annual Penguin Plunge

Embrace the invigorating spirit of the New Year by taking the plunge, quite literally, into our 48th annual Penguin Plunge at Roger Wheeler State Beach in Narragansett! Join us on New Year’s Day as we dive into icy waters to make a splash for a cause that truly warms the heart – supporting the athletes of Special Olympics Rhode Island. This exhilarating event isn’t just about starting the year with a refreshing jolt; it’s about creating ripples of positive change for our incredible athletes. Your participation or donation will not only kick off 2024 with a memorable experience but also contribute to a brighter future for these athletes, empowering them to achieve their dreams. So, come together with friends, family, and fellow plungers to make a difference in a way that echoes throughout the entire year. Let’s make a splash for inclusion, courage, and the triumph of the human spirit!

When: Monday, January 1, 2024 | Main Plunge at 12 p.m.; Family Friendly Plunge at 12:30 p.m.

Where: Roger Wheeler State Beach in Narragansett

Register below to take the plunge or support a daring individual or team plunging for Special Olympics Rhode Island.

Penguin Plunge Pledge Sheet

Penguin Plunge Incentive Information

Penguin Plunge Map & Frequently Asked Questions

For more information about the 2024 Penguin Plunge for Special Olympics Rhode Island please contact Tracy Garabedian, Senior Director of Special Events & LETR  at tracy@specialolympicsri.org.


Roger Wheeler State Beach, Narragansett, RI


January 1, 2024
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM