2024 Polar Bear Plunge

The 2024 Polar Bear Plunge is scheduled for Saturday, March 9th. Sign-in starts a 1pm and ends at 2:45, DJ begins at 1pm and Plunge begins at 3pm!

Money raised will benefit the Jeffrey B. Meddock Memorial Scholarship at Pymatuning Valley Schools, Grand Valley Schools student programs in memory of Emily Plickert, Jefferson Area Local Schools Academic Boosters, Thomas Zirkle Memorial ATECH Scholarship and the Roaming Shores Kids’ Breakfast with Santa event.

To assist us in our efforts, we are taking orders in advance for our annual plunge t-shirts and hoodies. T-shirts will sell for $15, zipped hoodies $35, and pullover hoodies $30 each. Payment in advance is required at the time of order and the last day we can accept an order is Feb. 20th.  Make checks payable to RSPBC and mail to 62 Rockaway Dr.  Roaming Shores, OH 44085.  Any individual who wishes to donate to this years’ plunge, please mail your check to this same address.  Questions, 330-507-4917 or 440-812-3441

2024 Jumper Instructions2024 Jumper Sponsor FormsLiability WaiverInterested in becoming a Business Sponsor?

July 13th Island Extravaganza

The Polar Bear Club is excited to host our “Island Extravaganza”! July 13th (rain date 7/14), we are providing hot dogs, hamburgers, pop and water to every boater or jet ski that stops at the island on our beautiful Lake Roaming Rock. How many of us have went around the island and never stopped to enjoy? We wanted to take a day to celebrate the beautiful view! We are asking for a donation if able, and offer a 50/50 raffle! Music provided and time allotted is 12-3, or as supplies last.

Oct 5th Clam Bake and Chicken Dinner

The Polar Bear Club will host a Clam Bake & Chicken Dinner at the Clubhouse on October 5th begining at 3pm. Tickets must be purchased in advance from Club members and will also be available at the RRA Office and the Marina. Includes clams, chicken, corn, potato, bread, salad and dessert.

Dec 14th Breakfast with Santa

The 2024 Children’s Christmas with Santa will be held Saturday, December 14th beginning at 9am.

Registration is required with a cutoff date of Friday, December 6th.   Please email the Polar Bear Club at:  joeythepolarbear@yahoo.com

When registering, please leave the following information:

  1. Family name
  2. Children’s name, age, and gender
  3. Preference of 9:00, 9:30, 10:00,10:30 reservation (due to the amount of children, Santa has asked we spread out the times so he has time to spend with the children)

The Polar Bear Club will send an email confirmation that you are registered within 48 hours of receiving.

We thank you and look forward to your family’s participation. Proceeds from the Plunge are donated to charities we sponsor:

The Jeff Meddock Memorial Scholarship
Jefferson Area Schools Falcon Academic Boosters
“Breakfast with Santa” event for local children
Grand Valley Schools student programs in memory of Emily Plickert


There is no requirement that you take the plunge to be a part of the Club. We are just looking for like minded individuals, whether that means you like the icy water or the charities we help. We are seeking volunteers to help at all events. If interested, email us at joeythepolarbear@yahoo.com or contact one of the Club officers at listed below.

President: Melinda Fier 330.507.4917
VP: Bryan Fier 330.507.9673 
Treasurer: Mark Dougherty 440.812.3411
Secretary: Gary Meighen

The Polar Bear Club holds monthly meetings the 4th Wednesday at 6pm in the Clubhouse.

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6:00 pm: Polar Bear Club Meeting

April 24, 2024

The Roaming Shores Polar Bear Club will hold a meeting at the Clubhouse from 6pm to 7pm.

13 Roaming Rock Blvd
Roaming Shores, OH 44085
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4:00 pm: Cinco de Mayo Event

May 4, 2024

On Saturday, May 4th, at 4pm the Polar Bear Club will be hosting a Cinco de Mayo event at the Clubhouse. We will have a build your own taco buffet, chips, rice, beans and refreshments. Tickets are available on the Polar Bear Club's website now or in person soon. You may also purchase at the door. Tickets are a $10 donation for adults and a $5 donations for kids 10 and under.

13 Roaming Rock Blvd
Roaming Shores, OH 44085

Past Plunges