RVA Polar Plunge benefits the Special Olympics

Posted at 10:50 PM, Feb 28, 2015
and last updated 2015-02-28 23:25:13-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- Sunshine and 30's sounds like a great time to go swimming -- and that's what nearly 150 people did Saturday at the RVA Polar Plunge Winter Fest.

Polar Bear Plunge 1

Participants made a splash into an icy pool while raising more than $25,000 for the Special Olympics of Virginia athletes and volunteers.

Polar Bear Plunge 2

Today's plungers included the Richmond Police Department and VCU's Rodney the Ram.