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This Year's Sponsors



Expert Fitness

FL Roberts

Complete Disposal

Westfield News Group

Easthampton Savings Bank


Homewood Suites

Westfield Gas & Electric

Flowers By Webster

Westfield Bank



Air Compressor Engineering

Faddy's Donuts

Nuvo Bank


Bertera Dodge Chrysler Jeep RAM

Westfield Fire Dept. Westfield Police


Interested in becoming a sponsor? Contact us!

Download your sponsorship packet here!

2014 Penguin Plunge Photos

Plunge participants take a dip in Hampton Ponds to raise funds for the Amelia Park Children’s Museum. Enjoy the thrill of the big chill while knowing you are contributing to the museum’s largest fundraiser of the year! “Penguins” solicit donations from family, friends and local businesses in order to take the plunge.

Incentive prizes for money raised and awards are given in a number of categories. 


at the Museum on Friday, January 24th 6-8 p.m.
Submit your registration and all your pledges, receive your plunger packet and avoid lines on the day of the event.

  • On-site Registration starts at 11 a.m. on Saturday
  • Start plunging at 1 p.m.

Kids under 18 can plunge with a signed waiver from a parent/guardian and the parent needs to be present at the event.



  • Penguin Excelsior - 2014 Plunger Raising the Most Money
  • Individual Best Costume Award
  • Team Best Costume Award

MoFroYoBecome a Team Captain!

Organize a team of “Penguins” and come up with a “wicked cool” team name.  Have your family and friends sponsor you by pledging donations to help support the Amelia Park Children’s Museum.

Team raising the most money will receive a frozen yogurt sundae party sponsored by MoFroYo Frozen Yogurt of Westfield!


Hottest Ticket in Town!Win A Trip to the Hilton Las Vegas!

All plungers will get a chance to win a trip for two to the magnificent Las Vegas Hotel and Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada for five nights! 

The more money you raise the more raffle tickets you receive to enter to win the Grand Prize.

Increase your chances by starting early and getting sponsors!

Rather go somewhere else?* Visit Hilton Grand Vacations web site for available properties: http://www.hiltongrandvacations.com/Home

Disclaimer: Air Fare is not included. Trip must be taken by December 31, 2014. Dates subject to availability.*

*We will do our best to work with the winner to book a location that accommodates travel limitations and availability. Point-nases system - duration depends on available points for selected location.



Register On-Line!

Download and fill out the registration form and either email it to fun@ameliaparkmuseum.org or print it out and mail or fax it back! Pledge form is included in download, Plungers will need this form to collect their pledges.

IMPORTANT: Download the form and fill it out using Adobe Reader to submit via email. Trying to fill out the form using a different PDF viewer and submitting the form through your web browser may cause errors during transmission.


FIRST-TIME Plungers!

Get all the info you need to know here and review this entire page for answers to all your questions. Still have some? Call the Amelia Park Children's Museum at (413) 572-4014

Hampton Ponds State Park
Westfield MA

Amelia Park Children's Museum is challenging all to bath in the cool waters of Hampton Ponds State Park in Westfield.

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Plunge Policies

  • The Penguin Plunge is an alcohol-free event.
  • The Plunge is a family event and the event committee reserves the right to remove any participant and/or spectator from the grounds for behavior that does not adhere to the existing policies, and/or is deemed offensive to others. This includes possession of open containers or other illegal substances, public intoxication, lewd or inappropriate costumes, or otherwise disorderly conduct, among other things.
  • Following State Parks regulations, anyone found to be in possession of any alcoholic beverage will receive a citation for Alcohol in a Non-Designate Area by the Natural Resources (Environmental) Police.
  • We are guests of the Hampton Ponds State Park and ask all visitors obey park rules.
  • Absolutely NO DIVING allowed.
  • Plungers MUST Plunge inside the designated Plunge Zone. Only registered Plunge participants and chaperones of minor Plunge participants (15 years of age or younger) will be granted to the secure Plunge Zone.
  • Anyone of any age can participate, but participants under 18 must have signed parental permission from a parent or guardian.
  • No change will be given at registration. Please have exact change only.
  • Plunge attire is swimsuit and/or athletic gear (shorts, t-shirts, etc.), or a costume.