Welcome to the Polar Plunge for BEL Rotary Club

Rotary Club of Bridgenorth-Ennismore-Lakefield

Welcome to the BEL Rotary 43nd Annual Polar Plunge Donation Site 




We're back! Join us on Sunday, February 5th, 2023 at 2pm as we take the plunge in support of local charities and the BEL Rotary club.

The theme this year is “Be a Rockstar to the charity of your choice!"  Raise money for your favorite charity and the work of BEL Rotary.  As in previous years, all donations will be a 50/50 split.


View our 2022 virtual plunge videos on our  BEL Rotary Polar Plunge YouTube Channel


**Additional Information** 

Over the past 42 years we have raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for for charities and local organizations. Please join us and support your community!

We thank you for your past, and ongoing, participation. Because of your support we have been able to provide ongoing support in our community.  Since March 2020 our club has purchased PPEs for front line workers, provided meals to the staff and residence of the Youth Emergency Shelter, treats for residents and workers in long term care facilities, supported the Bridgenorth and Lakefield Food Banks, provided the makings of Thanksgiving dinner to many of our community members and provided the “gift of Christmas” to local families through our Adopt a Family Program. 

This is all possible thanks YOU and the support of our community. 

Is your charity of choice not listed? Send an email to our Rotary Club and they will be added. 

Questions? Please see our FAQ page.

Happy Plunging!








Our goal: $20,000.00
Total raised this year: $44,745.00

We are at 223.7% of our goal!

  Community Leader Board


Participant Amount
Jana Lee Murray$3385.00
Jodie Mulder$2420.00
MaryLou Johnson$1925.00
Ed Bos$1400.00
Emma Lambert$1395.00
Cheryl Hoddy$1350.00
Wayne Harding$1255.00
Darcy Usborne$1150.00
Mike Richardson$1125.00
Susan Nicholls The Hair House$1070.00
Lara Haderer$980.00
Phuc Paris Nguyen$875.00
Nathan Mitchell$715.00
Tabitha Macdowell$695.00
Mika Noonan$680.00
Kim Whynot$671.00
Teresa Mycroft$625.00
Zoe King$575.00
Matt Barlow$550.00
Rodel Rabaya$550.00

Top Teams

Team Amount
Rotary Youth Exchange YOLO$5485.00
New Canadians Centre Peterborough$3360.00
Community Care Rocks On$2770.00
Shoot n' Thaw$2420.00
BALL $2100.00
Alternatives Community Program Services$1965.00
Doing it 4 Phil$1945.00
Alket Kulla / Remax$1300.00
Chemong HHBC Ice Hammers$1260.00
The Tragically Dip$1140.00
Chilly Peppers$1135.00
Richfam Rockers$1125.00
KVEC Polar Porcupines$725.00
CIBC Ice Crushers$671.00
Team RBC$500.00
Rockers for Knockers$335.00
Strange Women Laying in Ponds Distributing Swords$220.00
Simply the Best$200.00
Edward M. Mitchell Woodcock$154.00

Additional Information Regarding Pledges

The suggested minimum donation is $20.00, but we appreciate any contribution you can make. Plungers are required to raise a minimum of $100.00 each in order to plunge

All donation amounts are shared between the participant or team's registered charity of choice (50%) and the Rotary Club of Bridgenorth-Ennismore-Lakefield (50%)

All donations are made in Canadian Dollars (CAD) Minimum donation required for a charitable receipt is $50.00.

There are no refunds on any donations made.



2023 BEL Rotary Polar Plunge Sponsors 

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