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Ready for the Plunge?

Plungers show off their costumes during the 2023 event in Canton. HWA photo Plungers show off their costumes during the 2023 event in Canton. HWA photo

The 12th annual Plunge Benefit-t-t-ting Kids in the Creek and Environmental Education will take place 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Lake Junaluska Pool in Waynesville. 

The depth of the plunge is a personal choice, ranging from a dip of the toe to full immersion off the diving board, and costumes are encouraged. Prizes will be given for best costume, top individual fundraiser and team fundraisers. Youth activities will be on hand throughout the event.

The cost to participate is free for youth under 18, $35 for adults or free by raising sponsorships. All proceeds go to Haywood Waterways Association’s Kids in the Creek and environmental education programs. Walk-ins welcome. To register or donate, visit For a hard copy registration form, contact Haywood Waterways at 828.476.4667 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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