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Union Sports Arena
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2441-A Route 22 West • Union , NJ 07083
Phone: 908-687-8610 • Fax: 908-687-8924

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Union Sports Arena
2441-A Route 22 West
Union, NJ07083

Phone: 908-687-8610
Fax: 908-687-8924

Schedule Updates:


Please check the Rink Calendar for updates.


Public Sessions  Weekdays 12-1:30 pm, Friday 7:30-9:00 pm,

Saturday 12:30 -2:00 pm, Saturday 8:30-10:00 pm,

Sunday 12:30-2:00 pm


Youth Pond Hockey --   TBD

On “The Pond” - Up to 18 players and 4 goalies


Youth Open Hockey --   Monday Jan. 15 – 1:45-3:15 pm


Family Pond Hockey  TBD

On “The Pond” - Limited to 20 participants


Family Hockey ---------   See Calendar


Hockey Clinic Programs:

Beginner Clinic --------- Sundays – 5:45-6:45 pm


Girls Beginner Clinic - Saturdays – 5:45-6:45 pm


Adult Hockey Clinic -- Sundays 8:00 pm

Call to confirm time.


The rink schedule is subject to last minute changes, so please call the rink at 908-687-8610 to confirm days and times.


Skate For Resolve

Please join us for Ice Skating fun on

Saturday February 10, 2018 – 6:30-8 pm

to support the Resolve Community Counseling Center of Scotch Plains.


All proceeds of this ice skating

event will go to Resolve.




For the Fall/Winter of 2017/2018, we will have 2 Adult Leagues – one for players of all ages and one for players aged 35 and over.  Games will get started in Mid-September.


For Information about our Fall/Winter Adult Leagues, please click on the link below for more info, or call the rink at 908-687-8610.


Fall/Winter 2017/2018 Adult League Info (All Ages)

Fall/Winter 2017/2018 Adult League Info (Over 35)




Our Mite Development program is intended to be an entry point to competitive play for beginner players age 4-8 – born in 2009 or later. The emphasis of this program will be on skill development in accordance with the USA Hockey ADM (American Development Model). 


Click on a link below for more info, or call the rink at 908-687-8610.


Fall/Winter Mite Development League


All players must be registered with USA Hockey for the 2017-2018 season.  USA Hockey registration is FREE for players age 6 and under.


For more information or to register on-line, go to


To register for any of our 2017-2018 Youth Hockey Programs, click on the following:





The Beginner Clinic is our “Introduction to Hockey” program designed to introduce young beginners to the game of hockey.  It is intended for players age 10 and under.  The focus of the program is on skill development in order to prepare the players to move into one of our house league or travel hockey programs.  The program is coached by our staff of professional instructors, assisted by local travel hockey players.  Sessions are on Sunday afternoons on “The Pond”.  Please call the rink at 908-687-8610 with any questions.


Beginner Clinic Info




Come play hockey like a Girl!  The “Girls Only” Beginner Clinic is our hockey skill development program for girls age 10 and under.  Sessions are on Saturday afternoons on “The Pond”.  Please call the rink at 908-687-8610 with any questions.


Girls Only Beginner Clinic Info


The U12 Girls Development Program intended for beginning players; age 10-12 (born in years 2004, 2005 or 2006).  It is particularly suited for newer players looking to play for their High School teams or travel teams in the next few years. Please call the rink at 908-687-8610 with any questions.


U12 Girls Development Program – Winter 2017 Session info




Have fun, get some exercise, and improve your game with help from professional instructors!  This program is intended for players 17 years old and older who wish to improve their individual skills and overall knowledge of the game. The clinic is designed as an enjoyable and rewarding way to stay in shape and improve your hockey skills. The skills that are addressed are: skating, stick handling, shooting, and positioning. The clinic will include scrimmages and is designed for beginning to intermediate hockey players. Skaters are grouped by experience and skill level.


All participants should have basic skating skills (Forward & Backward Skating, forward crossovers, and hockey stop).


Full hockey equipment is required.


Sunday evenings – 8:00-9:00 pm (call to confirm time)


Click on a link below for more detailed program info:


Adult Hockey Clinic




Many thanks to all the players (and their parents!) who have participated in our Union Thunder program.  We hope you had as much fun with the program as we did.  For the 2017-2018 season, Union Thunder will now be a member of the NJYHL (NJ Youth Hockey League) which will offer a league structure for some of our teams.


For more information, please contact Matt Anderson or visit the Union Thunder Youth Hockey website.


For info, e-mail: Matt Anderson


More info at:




We’ve added a new training rink (the “Pond”) – 40’ by 80’. Located in the back of the building, in the room that has been Soccer Room 1 for the last 14 years, this new facility will be primarily used by our Mite and Squirt programs.  But we’ll also be adding a variety of other programs on this rink over the next few months, including time for hockey birthday parties.  Ice time will be available for rental on this new rink as well.  Please call the rink at 908-687-8610 for more information.




We’ve created an e-mail list to allow us to target messages to our customers with specific interests.  Click on the link below to subscribe.


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We’re on Twitter and Facebook!


We’re giving Twitter and Facebook a try!  Click on the links in the menu bar on the left side of this page and tell us how we’re doing. And if you really like Union Sports Arena, please tell us by clicking on the Facebook “Like” button!


The “Living Room” Café


Our new Snack Bar – The “Living Room” Café – is now open on weekdays during the afternoon and evening, and all day on Saturdays and Sundays.  Stop in for coffee or a snack, or just relax on our comfortable couches.  We also have free wireless internet available as well as DirecTV service on our large screen TV!


Indoor Soccer Field is available!


Click on the link below for more information on our Field Rental programs.


The rental price for our fields is as follows:

   Before 9 PM - $160 per hour

   After 9 PM - $150 per hour


Soccer Field Info


 It’s Great to Skate !!!!!:


We have Learn to Skate programs available for both children and adults.  Click on the link below, or call the rink at 908-687-8610 for more information.


Learn to Skate Info


Youth Open Hockey:

Play "Pond Hockey" with your friends!
$15 / player ($120 for a 10 session pass)
Call the rink at 908-687-8610 to confirm these sessions and to check if additional sessions have been added!


Check the Rink Calendar or call the rink for the latest dates and times.


Note that this program is intended for youth players age 17 and under.  Full equipment is required.


Adult Open Hockey:

Our regular Adult Open Hockey sessions are as follows:


 Weekday Mornings:  8:30-10:00 AM


 Tuesdays:      10:45 PM - 12:15 AM

 Thursdays:    10:45 PM - 12:15 AM

 Saturdays:     10:15 PM - 11:45 PM


Please check the Rink Calendar for dates and times and call the rink the day of the session to confirm that the session will be held.


Also, please note that due to the popularity of some of the Open Hockey sessions, we have started to restrict attendance to 30 players and 4 goalies.  We will be allowing pre-registrations with full payment in advance.  Please call the rink for further details.


Check the Rink Calendar


Freestyle Skating Sessions:


  Weekdays:  Check the Rink Calendar


   $15 for 1½ hours. Guest Coaches welcome.



Regular Programs

Look at our Calendar for Public Skating and Open Hockey sessions.

Public Skating:
Great Family Fun!

Learn to Skate Programs for Children and Adults.

Have your Birthday Party during our Public Session and leave the planning and clean-up to USA!  Our Soccer Center is also available for Soccer, Football and Baseball Birthday Parties!

Youth Open Hockey: Check the Calendar for scheduled sessions or call us to see if sessions have been added.  Sessions on Saturday and Sunday during the Summer.

Adult Open Hockey: Sessions: Weekday mornings (check the Rink Calendar), Mon.-Fri. at 8:30 AM, Tuesdays at 10:45 PM, Thursdays at 10:45 PM, Saturdays at 10:15 PM.  Please call to confirm.

Youth Hockey Development This program is a general hockey skills session.  All levels welcome.  Click Here for info.

Youth House League: Learn, Practice and Play! Spaces Available.

Family Hockey:  Sunday evenings during thru mid-November!  Check the Rink Calendar or call the rink at 908-687-8610 for exact times. 

Host a large event at USA: Clubs, corporate, or family events.

Check out our programs for local Girl Scout Troops:
Invitation Letter
Girl Scouts on Ice
Girl Scout Skating Days
Arctic Challenge

Private Hockey Lessons: Available from our on-site Professionals.



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Last updated: January 7, 2018