STOCKHOLM, NJ – The Monarchs Hockey team for special needs athletes is preparing for their fall sessions.  They are holding Learn to Skate for special needs athletes and are sponsoring a golf outing to raise funds.

On most Monday’s at 6 p.m. during Skylands Ice World’s Head Start Hockey, special needs athletes are invited to Learn to Skate.  The cost is $100 for 10 sessions. Check the Skylands Ice World web site for details.

The golf outing at Black Bear in Franklin is scheduled for Tuesday, September 12 with a Modified Shotgun start beginning at 9 a.m. Opportunities to support the event include golfing for $135 per person or hole sponsorship for $100.  Breakfast and lunch are included as well as prizes. 

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The Monarchs are partnering with the Kinnelon Parents for Exceptional Children organization for the golf outing. 

According to Brad Meyers, Monarchs organizer, “The Monarchs are a non-profit collaborative initiative to enable participation in organized youth sports programs with a focus on teamwork, sportsmanship and fair play through access to facilities and equipment, player and coaching development and mentoring. The Monarchs children develop positive self-esteem and learn skills to help them lead healthy, successful lives.”

The Monarchs are on Facebook at and on the web at  Our twitter handle is @MonarchsSkating

The golf outing is located online at