The Brandywine Valley Association Polar Bear Plunge

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Date(s) - 02/08/2014 - 03/22/2018
10:00 am - 9:26 pm

Brandywine Picnic Park


The Brandywine Valley Association Polar Bear Plunge

Continue the winter tradition by participating in BVA’s Annual Brandywine Polar Plunge. Experience the Brandywine Creek in a whole new way. Whether you dip a toe in or take the full plunge you are welcome to make a splash!

TO PARTICIPATE: Register online OR mail in the Brandywine Polar Plunge Printable Registration Form by 1/24/14 with $35; $25 with Student ID.

Registrations on day of event also welcome.


10 – 11:00AM Registration

11:15AM Awards

11:30AM Plunge



690 South Creek Road

West Chester, PA 19382

AWARDS: Individual raising the most money

Team raising the most money

Group with most plungers

Best Costume (3)

Join Polar Plunge on Facebook!

Fundraising is encouraged! Participants can collect donations from friends, family and co-workers, in exchange for jumping into the icy water in the middle of winter. Team participation is encouraged. Various Sponsorship levels make it possible for any business to participate in the Polar Plunge.

The Brandywine Polar Plunge is presented by The North Face. Generous support in 2013 was also provided by Brandywine Valley Heating & Air Conditioning, Guaranteed Rate Mortgage, WSFS Bank, Dansko, EarthCare, Inc., Embreeville Mill, Jeremiah Eldredge Septic Management Services, Longwood Rotary/UHS Interact, Aztec Printing, Brandywine Picnic Park, Champion Specialty Advertising, DuPont Clear into the Future, Solitude Lake Management, Hickory House Catering, The Kennett Paper, Landmark Automotive Services Co. and Trail Creek Outfitters.

HOSTED BY: Brandywine Valley Association

The Brandywine Polar Plunge event is hosted by the BVA to support their efforts to protect and conserve the natural resources of the Brandywine Valley. Since 2008, more than 930 people have taken the plunge to raise over $91,700 to protect and conserve our region’s natural resources. As your leader in local watershed conservation & education, BVA offers programs for all ages and conducts environmental studies and projects to promote the restoration, preservation, conservation and enjoyment of our region’s natural resources.

Meghan Kelly

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