Start the new year off by supporting individuals with a disability by registering for the "Polar Bear Plunge" into Lake Michigan on New Year's morning.
Participants will help raise funds for the Special Recreation Services of Northern Lake County -- Waukegan scholarship program. Proceeds from the event are used to help individuals with disabilities participate in camps, athletics, health and fitness programs, and more.
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Maximize the impact by asking friends and family to support your plunge with a pledge.
Registration and pledge forms are available online or at these Waukegan Park District facilities: the Field House Sports and Fitness Center; Jack Benny Center; or Belvidere Recreation Center.
The plunge will take place at the Waukegan Swimming Beach from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 1.
Event day registration opens at 9 a.m. and costs $15. Register for the plunge to support individuals with a disability and receive a limited edition T-shirt.
Special Recreation Services of Northern Lake County provides individuals with disabilities or special needs the opportunity to be involved in year-round recreation and leisure programs. Programs are available for individuals ages 3 and older who are in special education programs, vocational workshops, or those who need assistance to succeed in recreational activities.