Pittsburg Polar Plunge postponed due to extreme cold

Postponed until Saturday Feb. 27

PITTSBURG, Kan. – Pittsburg Police Department announced Wednesday morning the Pittsburg Polar Plunge benefiting the Kansas Special Olympics has been postponed. The annual charity event will instead be held on Saturday, Feb. 27.Polar Plunge

According to organizers, the extremely cold temperatures this weekend would have made it difficult to keep people socially distant inside the building.

Pre-registration for the new date will begin on Friday, Feb. 26 from 4:00 – 7:30 at the Crimson Villas. On the Plunge day February 27, a costume contest will be at 11:30 a.m. and the plunge begins at noon.

You can register at plungeks.org