Join other students, faculty, staff, and community members and take a dip in the mighty Susquehanna River to benefit the Lewisburg Downtown Partnership.
The 2016 Polar Bear Plunge will take place on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016.
Location: St. George Street ramp (map)

Registration Information

Ways to Register:

  1. Online with a credit card. (See a PDF with step-by-step instructions)PBP instructions
  2. Register and pay with check by completing the online registration form and entering the promotional code PLUNGE during the check out process. Please make the check out to the Office of Civic Engagement with "Polar Bear Plunge" in the memo line. Drop off the registration form and payment in 119 Bertrand Library or mail to: Office of Civic Engagement, Bucknell University, 1 Dent Drive, Lewisburg PA 17837.
  3. Onsite registration is available the day of the Plunge starting at 12:30 p.m. with cash or check only.

Registration Fee

The early registration fee is $15 prior to Wednesday, Jan 20, then it increases to $20.


Please register by the early registration deadline, Jan. 19, to secure your Plunge t-shirt, while supplies last. To receive a t-shirt, registrations must be paid in full, regardless of registration method. All t-shirts are mailed to the address supplied during the registration process.

PBP 2016 shirt front

PBP 2016 shirt back

T- Shirt front  T-shirt back

Polar Bear Hats

PBP hatPolar Bear hats are $20 and all proceeds benefit the Lewisburg Community Garden. One size fits all. Please indicate on either the online registration or the paper registration if you would like to purchase a hat. Hats will be available to purchase at the plunge, while supplies last.

Cancellation Policy

The Lewisburg Downtown Partnership relies on the guidance of the Lewisburg Fire and Rescue Squad to determine river safety. In the event of unusually high water or swift currents, the LDP will cancel the Plunge rather than risk participant safety.

Cancellation Policy: Any participant who has prepaid the registration fee prior to cancellation of the event will be issued a registration voucher for next year's event. No refunds will be issued. For any questions regarding this policy, please contact the Lewisburg Downtown Partnership.


For questions regarding registration, please contact Lynn at or 570.577.1292

All other questions, please contact the Lewisburg Downtown Partnership at


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