Inside ProtecHockey Ponds Ice Center?s impressive, 52,000-square-foot facility, figure skaters, hockey players, and casual skaters alike glide across three separate ice surfaces?including an NHL regulation-size rink?during lessons, games, and public-skating sessions. Ranging from junior hockey players to New Jersey state figure-skating champions, the team of coaches imparts skills during everything from introductory skating lessons to four-day hockey camps. When the center isn't hosting the public for skate sessions, ProtecHockey Ponds Ice Center is home to the Protec Ducks Hockey Program, and the nationally recognized Protec Academy Learn-to-Skate Program. Upstairs, a full-service caf? serves coffee, hot chocolate, and delicious food for visitors to warm up before watching the center's hockey teams. The rink's staff can also host birthday parties, group outings, and fundraisers in their private room.
Spread across 150,000 sq. ft., Bridgewater Sports Arena is a multi-faceted sports and entertainment complex. In one area, families play arcade games like ski-ball. In another, athletes train on a fitness center's treadmills, stationary bikes, and weight machines. The arena also encompasses ice rinks and the futuristic LaserZone, where fog and black lights set the stage for games of team laser tag.
Since 1972, locals have entrusted their swimming pools and hot tubs to the experts at the family-owned Sahara Pools. The certified technicians are available for both seasonal and extended maintenance, whether clients simply need help prepping their pools for summertime or would like regular assistance with surface skimming, vacuuming, brushing, water testing, and chemical balancing. They also offer customized maintenance and pool renovations and repairs, and update chlorine sanitization systems to more eco-friendly (and skin-friendly) salt-based systems. Seasonal and extended maintenance plans can include water surface skimming, debris-vacuuming, emptying pump baskets, filter backwash, and visual and chemical inspections of the water.
Beyond offering top-notch service, Sahara Pools carries a wide selection of equipment—from robotic cleaning systems, filters, pumps, heats, and basic brushes—from reliable brands such as Raypack, Hayward, Polaris, Zodiac, Jandy, and Aquabot. Patio furniture, including umbrellas, propane fire tables, and chef-approved grills and smokers further promote backyard revelry.
Mr. Vent commands a crew of more than 50 fully equipped trucks and 200 trained employees that fights the ongoing battle for clean air and comfortable temperatures. The shop’s technicians have spent more than two decades repairing and installing heating, ventilation, and air conditioning in homes and offices. They keep lungs happy by sucking out the grime and allergens that accumulate in air ducts and dryer vents, ridding homes of dander, lint, and the skeletons of incompetent cat burglars. Techs maintain healthy systems with routine maintenance, inspecting, cleaning, and adjusting components to ensure that they function both optimally and safely.
Marriage, motherhood, and a passion for watching movies haven't slowed down professional trainer Marie V. Ande. In fact, she feels more motivated than ever to stay fit to meet the challenges of domestic life and advancing age. That's why she's passionate about helping exercisers of every stripe—especially parents—do the same and to achieve their weight and physical goals. She has designed boot-camp classes in progressions and regressions so that all can train at their current fitness level within the same workout without surpassing campers' pain thresholds. In observance of safety, Marie emphasizes oft-overlooked aspects of exercise, such as stretching, proper form, and avoiding gyms filled with bats.
For the past 20 years, the team at CoolAir has navigated buildings' complicated inner workings in order to improve air quality. The ventilation system, which is often ignored by homeowners and novice diamond thieves, acts as a backbone for much of the building or home. So CoolAir technicians devote all of their expertise to cleaning and maintaining furnaces, vents, and HVAC systems in order to keep the property functioning properly. All of the team's services not only rid buildings of allergens and pollutants, but they can also make ventilation systems run more efficiently.