Richmond Event Information

Here is everything you need to know about your icy dip at Pocahontas State Park

December 11, 2021

Pocahontas State Park
10301 State Park Rd, Chesterfield, VA 23832

The Polar Plunge returns to Richmond to kick-off the 2021-2022 Polar Plunge Season! Join us at Pocahontas State Park, where we’ll be strutting our stuff and taking a chilly strut down the boat ramp –all for a great cause. Bring your friends and family out for a day of fun, music and food. Don't forget, we'll crown the best-dressed plunger, top fundraiser and VIP team. It's $100 to take the Plunge, with cool incentives and chances to win prizes along the way!


  • 10 am - Registration Opens
  • 12:30 pm - Plunge Festivities Begin
    • Opening Ceremonies, Top Team + Individual Announcements
    • Costume Contest
    • Safety Briefing
  • 1pm - Registration Closes


  • Event Map: Please see the event map with directions to the parking area and boat ramp area. There will be directional signs posted from the park entrance to the parking lot.
  • Parking: Parking at Pocahontas State Park is free for cars containing a plunger. All Plunger vehicles should place a Plunger Parking Pass on their dashboard. For all cars with spectators, it's a cash donation to the park at the entrance gate. Sufficient parking will be marked and is available at the event space.
  • Changing Tents + Restrooms: Changing tents and restrooms will be available for use throughout the event
  • Plunge Attire: We highly recommend the use of footwear (water shoes, sneakers) while taking the plunge at Pocahontas State Park
  • Food + Drink:
    • Tiffany's Food Truck and Funnel Cake Recess food trucks will be on-site throughout the event
    • Friends of Pocahontas State Park will be selling hot chocolate and coffee
    • Picnics and BBQ's are also welcome
    • Please note this is an alcohol free event
  • Music: There will be music + entertainment throughout the event
  • Safety: Please note that diving and flipping is strictly prohibited.
  • Park Rules & Regulations: All participants and spectators are reminded to review VA State Park Rules and Regulations prior to arrival


Katelynn Sundheim
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Aliza Tekavec
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