Protec Ponds Training Center

Hockey Programs

Learn To Play 

Teaches young athletes the basic aspects of ice hockey through an established curriculum based program. Our coaches strive to help each player develop a lifelong interest in the sport while focusing on player development and skill progression.

New York Rangers – Learn To Play

Learn to Play is a program that provides a unique opportunity for families to join the hockey community and for participants to develop fundamental skills to help them succeed both on and off the ice. Created jointly by the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) and the National Hockey League (NHL). Learn to Play’s goal is to inspire youth and welcome more families into the hockey community.

Protec U Clinic Series

Protec U Clinics are simply the best hockey instructional clinics in Central NJ. We offer year-long clinics addressing a wide variety of skill sets to help you elevate your hockey game to the next level. No matter what your age or skill level, we have exactly what you need. Our clinics are set up as such where like-skilled players can be grouped together to ensure the best possible learning experience.

Stick Time

Open Stick Time is open to players of all ages unless noted otherwise.  Our schedule shows times when we have open ice for you to come to Protec with your friends and mess around.  Nets provided on the ice.  Full equipment required.  Please bring your own pucks with you to our Stick Time sessions.

Protec Ducks – Travel Hockey

The Protec Ducks is a Tier II/AA travel hockey program for levels 8U through 18U. Ducks travel hockey is a great opportunity for players to get involved in a more competitive hockey program and play against other top teams throughout the Northeast.

Spring Hockey 

Protec Ponds offers Spring Hockey from Mites to Midgets.  The spring season includes games, clinics and practices. All clinics are designed to provide elevated skills training such as, skating, shooting and passing, stick handling, and goalie skills.

Men’s Adult League

The Protec Adult Hockey League (PTAHL) at Protec is a recreational hockey league available to men (+18 years of age) of all skills levels. The League is split into four divisions.

Adult Clinics

Do you have skating experience, or a little hockey playing experience? Come have a great time with a bunch of great guys and girls of varying skill…no pressure and no stress. Guaranteed a fun time with lots of learning and laughs. Nobody is taking themselves too seriously, just there to learn and enjoy a pickup scrimmage game.

Women’s Adult League

The New Jersey Women’s Hockey League (NJWHL) at Protec is a recreational hockey league available to women (18+ years of age) of all skill levels. Games are played on an NHL-sized rink with a referee.


Protec Pond Ice Center is the premier ice rink for tournaments. We offer tournaments annually for outside teams to participate in. These tournaments are chock full of vendors, great food and fun for the whole family.