FAQ

Who are the Brooklyn Blades?

We are a national D level traveling team that plays other local teams in Long Island, Westchester and northern New Jersey.  Our players fall into the advanced beginner/intermediate category (we recommend that you play at least 2 years of recreational hockey before joining.)

Where do you play?

Our home ice is the Richard L. Korpi Rink at the Bayonne High School in Bayonne, NJ.

When do you play?

Our season runs from early October to mid-March.  Our home ice slot is Sunday nights at 7:00 PM.  Away games vary but are generally on Saturday or Sunday nights.  We usually play 18-20 games per season, plus an additional 6-8 practices.

What are the costs involved with joining the team?

The fee for the season is $650, with a $250 deposit required to hold a place on the team.  In addition, players are responsible for registering with USA Hockey, and any fees incurred with that registration.

What is included in the fee?

All games and practices are included.  In addition, you will be issued a home uniform with a personalized jersey and matching socks.  (An away jersey and socks may be purchased as well, if you choose.)

How many players are on the team?

We have between 15-18 players on the team per year.

How do players who don’t drive get to the games?

We use a carpool system to insure that no player gets left behind.

About the Blades

The Brooklyn Blades Ice Hockey Club is a volunteer-run program that has been running community ice hockey programs in the NYC area since 1992.The Women’s program consists of a National D Level Travel Team. We play approximately 16 games against local women’s teams located in Long Island, Westchester County and northern New Jersey, with our home ice located at the Richard L. Korpi rink at the Bayonne High School, in Bayonne NJ.