Hockey In New Jersey
Founded in 2003, Hockey in New Jersey inspires youth to develop life skills, succeed academically and create positive relationships through the sport of hockey.
As part of the National Hockey League's Hockey Is For Everyone initiative, HNJ provides the opportunity to learn and play ice hockey absolutely free of cost and to date, has over 350 current participants and 1,000 alumni.
HNJ has locations in Jersey City, Newark, and starting in the 2016 – 17 season: Englewood. In each respective location, city residents ages 6 – 18 are eligible to join. Hockey in New Jersey provides free gear, ice time, coaching, life skills training, and academic assistance.