Mar 14, 2022 RWJUH Somerset Opens New Space at Iron Peak Sports & Events

As part of their multi-year partnership, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) Somerset, an RWJBarnbas Health facility, has officially opened a new space within Iron Peak Sports & Events, New Jersey’s premier venue for sports, events, and family entertainment. The new facility will be used for a variety of purposes, including athletic training and community health initiatives.

“We’re truly excited about what this partnership has meant to Iron Peak,” stated Gregg Wilke, Iron Peak Sports & Events’ Managing Partner. “This new chapter will serve to strengthen the partnership, and integrate RWJBarnabas Health into even more of our programs, including our Yeti basketball and volleyball clubs.”

The 1,200 square foot space, located just inside the front entrance to Iron Peak Sports & Events, will serve as a location for Athletic Training services for Iron Peak’s athletes and partners. It will also be utilized by the RWJUH Somerset Community Health Department for community outreach initiatives including education programs and health screenings.

“Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset is committed to promoting the health and wellness of our communities,” said Tony Cava, president and CEO, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset. “Partnering with Iron Peak will help us enhance the safety of young athletes and also give Hillsborough area residents greater access to our education programs and screenings so they can take steps toward healthier lifestyles.”

To date, the partnership between the two organizations has included athletic training services for both external sporting events, as well as those run by Iron Peak. In addition, RWJBarnabas Health was a valued consultant as Iron Peak established health and safety policies and procedures. As the partnership grows, Iron Peak will integrate RWJBarnabas Health into more of its programming, providing a premier level of service for the athletes that train at the facilty.


About Iron Peak Sports & Events

Iron Peak Sports & Events is the state-of-the-art sports and events destination in Hillsborough, New Jersey. From sport competitions and programing to corporate meetings, this unique facility provides an atmosphere of fun and purpose, while facilitating incredible guest experiences for the local and regional communities. Iron Peak Sports & Events is a bold space for every champion. Iron Peak Sports & Events is a member of the SFM Network, the nation’s largest and fastest growing network of sports facilities and is operated by the industry-leader in outsourced operations, Sports Facilities Companies.

About Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset

Located in Somerville, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) Somerset, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, is a nationally accredited, 341-bed regional hospital providing comprehensive emergency, medical/surgical, behavioral health and rehabilitative services to central New Jersey residents. As a designated teaching hospital of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, the hospital maintains a family medicine residency program with 21 residents.

RWJUH Somerset has earned significant national recognition for clinical quality and patient safety including the prestigious Magnet® Award for Nursing Excellence. As the first hospital in New Jersey to offer primary health care services for the LGBTQIA community, RWJUH Somerset has been honored as a Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign.

The Steeplechase Cancer Center at RWJUH Somerset has been designated as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Center by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer. RWJBarnabas Health and RWJUH Somerset in partnership with Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey - the state's only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center - bring a world class team of researchers and specialists to fight alongside you, providing close-to-home access to the latest treatment and clinical trials.