SAINT JAMES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
POLAR PLUNGE 2023
Schedule of Events - February 5, 2023
- 12:30pm - Meet at the Sea Bright Municipal Lot - look for the SJS tent!
- 1:00pm - Plunge into the ocean!
- Immediately Following the Plunge -
- After Party at AOH Hall (for all schools' participating in the plunge), 12 State Route 36 East, Middletown or
- SJS After Party at Dublin House, Red Bank
What is the Polar Plunge?
The Polar Plunge is an annual event sponsored by the Ancient Order of Hibernians of Monmouth County, a Catholic men’s organization. The purpose of the event is to raise money for Catholic schools. This year is the 17th annual Polar Plunge event and there will be over 19 Catholic schools and 1000 participants.
Who is the AOH?
The Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH) was founded in 1836 in New York City. AOH is a Catholic men's organization dedicated to unity, charity, and friendship. The Monmouth County Division 2 was founded in 1990. In addition to the Polar Plunge for Catholic schools, the division is involved in many charitable events including Project Paul and the Wounded Warriors event.
Click here to learn more about the AOH: www.njaohdiv2.org .
When and where is the Polar Plunge?
The Polar Plunge will be held on Sunday, February 5th, 2023, at 12:30pm, in Sea Bright, NJ, at the Municipal Beach.
Who do we contact if we have questions?
Feel free to contact the following individuals with any questions:
Kira Nelsen - email@example.com
Marisa Saliga - firstname.lastname@example.org
How do I keep warm during the plunge?
Get your very own plush and woven SJS towel here! Orders are due by December 5th-no exceptions!
I KNOW THAT A POLAR PLUNGE IS A POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS ACTIVITY. I SHOULD NOT ENTER OR PARTICIPATE UNLESS I AM MEDICALLY ABLE. I AGREE TO ABIDE BY THE RULES AND DIRECTIONS OF THE PLUNGE SPONSORS. I ASSUME ALL RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS PLUNGE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE EFFECTS OF EXTREMELY COLD WATER AND TEMPERATURE ON MY BODY, FALLS AND THE RISKS OF ENTERING THE ATLANTIC OCEAN . KNOWING THE RISKS I, MYSELF, AND ANYONE ENTITLED TO ACT ON MY BEHALF WAIVE AND RELEASE THE ANCIENT ORDER OF HIBERNIANS, ALL SCHOOLS, DONOVAN'S REEF, THE TOWN OF SEA BRIGHT AND ALL SPONSORS, REPRESENTATIVES AND THEIR SUCCESSORS FROM ALL CLAIMS OR LIABILITIES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM MY PARTICIPATION IN THIS EVENT OR CARELESSNESS OF THE PERSON NAMED IN THIS WAIVER. IN ADDITION, I GRANT THE ORGANIZERS TO USE ANY PHOTOGRAPHS AND OTHER MEDIA OF THIS EVENT FOR LEGITIMATE PURPOSES. I KNOW THAT THIS EVENT INVOLVES THE COLLECTION OF PLEDGES. PERSONS UNDER 21 YEARS OF AGE MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT OR GUARDIAN.
Polar Plunge Information Sheet 2023
Polar Plunge Registration & Donation Form 2023
Polar Plunge Flyer 2023