day of details


9:30-10:00 am 

Receive T-shirt and wristband for breakfast



10:15 am


What to Bring?


Any last minute donations!

A towel for drying off and/or warming up!

Dry replacement clothes!

Event Information


Event Cancellation Policy:  We reserve the right to cancel the event due to inclement weather.  If you cannot attend the event or the event is cancelled, there will be no refunds.

Parking:  Carpooling is highly recommended.  There are limited parking spots available at the First Baptist Beach House and they are first come, first serve.  We encourage all Charleston County Parks members to please, please, please park at the Folly Beach County Park. When parking on the side of the road, all four tires must be off of the pavement.

Beach House Access:  Participants will not have access inside the beach house.  Please plan accordingly.


How old do you have to be to plunge?  There is no age requirement to participate in the Polar Bear Plunge.  All children are welcome to join, but that decision is up to the child’s parent or guardian.  Those under 18 years of age are required to have a parent or guardian present at the event.

All Rules of Folly Beach apply to the Polar Bear Plunge.  When parking along W Ashley, all 4 tires must be off the pavement.  No plastic bags, balloons, or styrofoam on the beach. No glass or alcohol permitted.



Lower School and Middle School

48 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401

Telephone: 843-722-6646

Fax:  843-720-2510

High School

2055 George Griffith Blvd. James Island, SC 29412

Telephone: 843-410-1606


2051 George Griffith Blvd. James Island, SC 29412


Admissions Office

Telephone: 843-722-6646 (ext. 1021)

Fax:  843-722-3894


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