Thank you to our Celebrity Plungers!

District 2 Commisioner

Our own District 2 Commissioner:
Derek Vetsch

Commissioner Vetsch represents the following Cities and Townships:

  • City of Clearwater
  • City of Maple Lake
  • City of Monticello
  • Clearwater Township
  • Maple Lake Township precincts 1A and 1B
  • Monticello Township
  • Silver Creek Township


Former Mayor of Maple Lake:
Laun Aiken!

City of Maple Lake Council Member:
Deb Geyen!

Deb Geyen is a proud, lifelong resident of Maple Lake. For the past 21 years she’s worked for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources in the parks and trails division, coached and umpired for many different youth ball teams in the city, and is involved in many other city, school and local events.

She’s been co-chair of the Maple Lake St. Patrick’s Day parade for several years, volunteering for Gear-Head Get Together and she’s always looking for other opportunities to help in our community.

Deb has a deep respect and passion for Maple Lake and it’s citizens- trying always to enhance our community.

Proceeds from the Arctic Plunge benefit the Maple Lake Fire Department and the Maple Lake Property Owners Association.


What is the minimum amount to raise per plunger?


Is there a changing room for plungers?

Yes. There is a changing tent with separate areas for men and women.

Is there emergency assistance if needed?

Yes.  The Maple Lake Fire Department Volunteers are always in the arctic waters during the plunge with their diving gear in case of emergency.

How deep is the jump area?

Approximately 4 feet.

Is there a warm place for us after the jump?

Yes. Warming trailers are provided for you to change and warm up.

How do I sign up?

Contact Deb Geyen to sign up and all of your Arctic Plunge needs!

2nd email for Deb:

Congratulations to our 2018 Arctic Plunge costume winners!

#1. ML Legion (Minnesota Nice).    $100.

#2. Tweedle Dee & Tweedle Dumb.  Deb Geyer & Laun Aikin. $50.00

#3. Nutrition is our Mission from Maple Lake. $25.00

The Arctic Plunge is held in conjunction with the Maple Lake Ice Fishing Derby.

Proceeds from the Arctic Plunge benefit the Maple Lake Fire Department and the Maple Lake Property Owners Association.

Fishing Derby Arctic Plunge

Free T-Shirt for All Plungers!

$100 minimum registration – get your friends and family to sponsor your jump!

  • Registration: 9:30am
  • First Jump: 10:00am
  • Cash prizes for top three costumes
  • Jump in groups – up to 5 jumpers

Located on the south side of Maple Lake along Hwy 55.

Arctic Plunge policies

  • All jumpers must sign a consent form.  Jumpers under 18 must have a parents signature.
  • There will be heated changing trailers near the jump
  • All jumpers must wear shoes
  • The Maple Lake Fire Dept will be in the water for safety
  • You can register the day of the event.

Plunge Registration Form

Plunge Parental Permission Form

Maple Lake Arctic Plunge

Patty the Penguin is the Host of the Polar Plunge!
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