Dig out your bathing suit and join in the fun. The Special Olympics New Jersey returns to the Wildwoods to kick off 2016 with an icy plunge into the Atlantic Ocean during the annual Polar Bear Plunge on Saturday, January 16 at 1 p.m. on the beach behind the Wildwoods Convention Center. The Polar Bear Plunge is a free event for spectators to watch, but Plungers must raise $100 in pledges to participate in the event. Registration is available online by visiting www.njpolarplunge.org. Additional registration and donations will be accepted on-site the day of the event. The Wildwoods’ Polar Bear Plunge is a family-friendly event benefiting more than 22,000 athletes of the Special Olympics New Jersey. There are incentives based on the total funds raised, and the highest fundrasising team will be awarded the Wildwood Polar Bear Plunge Championship Cup.