Date: Sunday, March 4, 2018
Location: Savin Rock Conference Center – 6 Rock St, West Haven, CT
Registration Starts: 11:00am
Program & Activities: 11:30am – 1:30pm
Getting to the event
From New York & West: Take I-95 north to Exit 43. Turn right at end of ramp Campbell Avenue. Travel 1.5 miles to Captain Thomas Boulevard, then turn right. The Savin Rock Conference Center is a half-mile on the left, next to Jimmies restaurant.
From Hartford & North: Take I-91 south to I-95 south to Exit 42. Turn right at end of ramp onto Route 162, Sawmill Road. Proceed 2 miles to Captain Thomas Boulevard. Savin Rock Conference Center is straight ahead.
From Rhode Island & East: Take I-95 south, and follow directions From Hartford & North.
There is limited parking available at Savin Rock Conference Center. We encourage plungers to car pool.
Volunteers are the core of our events. Show your support for the brain tumor community by supporting us on event day. By joining our family of volunteers, you’re helping us bring awareness to this devastating disease.
Are you ready to join the fight against brain tumors? Please register online or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to find out our current volunteer opportunities.
Hampton Inn & Suites West Haven/New Haven is offering Connecticut Brain Freeze participants lodging for a reduced price: $109 for an overnight stay on March 4, 2017. Must book by February 14, 2017 to receive discount. Rooms at the group rate are limited and available on a first come, first-served basis.
Hampton Inn & Suites West Haven/New Haven
510 Saw Mill Road
West Haven, Connecticut 06516
Frequently Asked Questions
Youth ages 8+ and Adults can participate. If you are under 18, an adult must accompany you at all times.
Anyone with a serious medical condition, please consult with your doctor before participating. Consider joining us as a virtual participant, volunteer or bystander.
There is no registration fee for the Connecticut Brain Freeze, however there is a required fundraising minimum.
Adult participants in the Connecticut Brain Freeze are required to raise a minimum of $100. Youth participants (ages 8-17) are required to raise a minimum of $50 up to 2 months post event (Thursday, May 4, 2017).
Upon registration, you will receive a personal fundraising page and useful online tools to help you jumpstart your efforts. Even after the event is over, you will still have access to your personal fundraising page, allowing you to maximize your impact in the fight against brain tumors.
- Bring extra towels and a change of clothes. There will be designated changing areas available.
- We encourage you to wear costumes. There will be a costume contest during the event – so bring your A-game!
- Shoes are highly recommended – water shoes or sneakers are best. Please avoid wearing flip-flops.
- If you have a serious medical condition, please consult with your doctor before participating. Consider joining us as a volunteer or bystander.
- Please do not stay in the water longer than 5 minutes. Body heat is lost 25 times faster in water than in air.
- Please no diving, cannonballs or somersaults.
- Please do not drink alcohol as it accelerates hypothermia.
- Please do not remove your outer clothing until swim time. If you are wearing a costume, please leave accessories with your towel before going into the water. Please wear shoes at all times for protection.
- The day of the event you will receive a brief orientation and safety instructions.
Yes, all participants and volunteers must register. Participants may register online, at the registration table the day of the event, or download our registration form and send to email@example.com.
To volunteer, please register online or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to find out our current volunteer opportunities. If you plan to attend as a bystander, you do not need to register.