On Saturday, the LIU Post field hockey team took part in the third-annual Town of Oyster Bay Polar Plunge at Tobay Beach, benefiting Special Olympics New York.
The Pioneers helped to raise funds for Special Olympics by taking a dip into the frigid Long Island waters.
“We are very grateful for the opportunity to work with Special Olympics New York,” said Head Field Hockey Coach Raenee Savin. “They do such great things for the community and we wanted to do everything we could to be a part of it.”
Established in 1969, Special Olympics New York has 67,162 athletes training and competing year-round in 22 Olympics-style sports. They provide intellectually-disable people with opportunities to realize their potential, develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage and experience joy and friendship.
For more information on Special Olympics New York, please visit specialolympics-ny.org.