We are on a mission to increase happiness & mental resilience by getting people outdoors, in their bodies, and connected to the earth...starting with cold plunges.


Frequently asked questions

What is cold plunge therapy?

Cold plunge therapy, also known as cold water immersion, is a practice of submerging oneself in cold water for a short period of time. This can be done in a pool, a lake, or even a shower.

What are the benefits of cold therapy?

Reducing inflammation
Improving recovery
Boosting the immune system
Improving blood circulation
Stress relief

Learn more about the benefits here.

How long should I cold plunge for?

2-5 minutes with your body submerged in 40-50° is the recommended time to receive the benefits of cold therapy. Important to note, this is a recommendation, and not advised for everyone.

Where can I find places to cold plunge?

Coming soon: we will have a directory of locations on this website that you can cold plunge at. This will include a number of indoor and outdoor locations. Stay tuned!

What temperature should the water be?

The ideal temperature to submerge your body up to your neck for a cold plunge is below 59° Fahrenheit (15° Celsius).

Do I need an Apple Watch to use the app?

Yes, you will need an Apple Watch in order to use the GoPolar tracker, which allows you to track your cold shower, cold plunge, and sauna.

However, you do not need the Apple Watch app to find cold plunge locations. That is accessible on this website after creating an account (coming soon).