Save The Bay Splash!

Save The Bay Splash is a family-friendly obstacle course followed by a cold-water plunge. This fun and quick Obstacle Course is created by Laid Back Fitness owner and trainer, Ryan McGowan. Enjoy the cold dip and warm up at the Exploration Center and Aquarium.

Saturday, February 11, 2017
Easton's Beach, Newport 
11:00 AM (Check in starts at 10:00 AM)
Ages: 8 years and up
Adults: $30
Children (12 and under): FREE!
Exploration Center: FREE!

Details: Participant check in at 10:00 am at Easton's Beach Rotunda (in front of the Exploration Center & Aquarium). The first 125 to register receive a medal.  The course takes approximately 5-7 minutes to complete.

After The Splash, registered plungers can dry off and warm up at the Exploration Center and Aquarium free of charge, where some 40 species of Narragansett Bay critters are on display. Plungers can also enjoy discounted tickets, at $15 per person (usually $22), or $14 for members for Save The Bay’s Newport Seal Watch Tours at either 1 or 2 p.m. out of Newport. 

Participants must be at least 8-years old.


Raise $200 or more and get a long sleeved rash guard with UPF 50+ sun protection and advanced moisture wicking.
Raise $50 or more and get a Save The Bay winter cap. 

Owner and trainer Ryan McGowan will offer two free sessions at Laid Back Fitness in Warwick for anyone who registers for Splash! His training focuses on physical competence, situational preparedness, and play utilizing unique but realistic equipment/obstacles to develop practical skills in small groups or one-on-one indoors and out. Check out the website at www.laidbackfitness.com.

Do you love your Bay, but not the Brrrrrr?

We know not everyone is a fan of the cold, but we know you are a fan of our Bay, so here's your chance to support the Splash and earn your medal from the comforts of your bed, your couch, your tub, or anywhere else you'd rather be... other than taking a cold-water plunge on Saturday, February 11. You can sign up as a virtual splasher and enjoy your Saturday any way you wish, knowing that you're saving the Bay while doing so.

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Saturday, February 11, 2017
Easton's Beach, Newport
11 am 
Adults: $30
Children 12 and under: FREE!!


Bring your family and tackle this fun obstacle course and polar plunge. Warm up after at the Exploration Center and Aquarium, free of charge!