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New Jersey Campaign

Funding Outdoor Fitness Courts® across the state

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In partnership with municipalities, schools, and sponsors, over $100 million in public-private investment has been raised to combat obesity and the burdens of sedentary lifestyles. The Campaign provides expertise in building funding, masterplanning, and community building. NFC's mission is to build healthy communities with the goal of bringing a Fitness Court® within a 10-minute bike ride of every American.

The Growing Fitness Court® Network in New Jersey

Making World Class Fitness Free for New Jersey

The Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ and NFC Campaign is delivering outdoor wellness infrastructure to help communities stay active across the state, in an effort to change health outcomes. Out of New Jersey's 21 counties, there are open Fitness Courts® across 6.


  • TCNJ
  • New Brunswick
  • Garfield
  • Toms River
  • Roselle
  • Maywood
  • Greenbrook Township
  • and more!

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Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ and National Fitness Campaign are bringing free, accessible, world-class fitness to change wellness habits across the state.

Gary D. St. Hilaire

President & CEO, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ

“Investing in Fitness Courts® is another way Horizon is working to empower our members to achieve their best health, while partnering with community organizations to build a healthier New Jersey. As New Jersey’s hometown health insurer, we’re focused on making good health more affordable and more accessible. The opportunities created by our partnership with National Fitness Campaign builds on Horizon’s ninety year history of supporting local organizations and improving the health of New Jersey’s communities.”

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Mitch Menaged

Founder & Director, National Fitness Campaign

“National Fitness Campaign is proud to welcome Horizon as they join the growing network of leading healthcare partners across the country prioritizing equitable fitness across their state. This program will deliver tremendous resources to contribute to the important mission of improving health outcomes as
the network of Fitness Courts® grows across New Jersey. We look forward to working with Horizon to make this campaign a great success.”

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Bring a Fitness Court® to Your Community

NFC is calling on Mayors, Civic and Education leaders, and Community Champions to join the urgent fight against sedentary lifestyles and preventable diseases. We can make a difference if we work together to increase outdoor movement and provide wellness activities that are equitable, accessible and free! Let’s build a free outdoor Fitness Court® within a 10-minute bike ride of every New Jerseyan, together.

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Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.