Thunder Ice Arena

Thunder Ice Arena

Trine University’s new 46,200-square-foot, 700-seat Thunder Ice Arena is located on U.S. 20/West Maumee Street. The arena includes an NCAA-compliant ice rink; men’s and women’s varsity, club and visitor’s lockers; weight and training rooms; concessions; a pro shop with wearables, sticks and skates for sale; a VIP lounge and press box. It also includes skate rental and sharpening and is be open to the community for programs and open skates.

Thunder Athletics

Trine’s NCAA DIII men’s and women’s hockey teams dropped the puck on their inaugural season in 2017 as a member of the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association, a conference of regional institutions. Trine also has two men’s hockey teams playing in the American Collegiate Hockey Association DII and DIII. 

Open Skate

Open skate is available throughout the week. Check our schedule online.

Public  $5.00
Trine faculty/staff/students with ID  $2.00*
Skate rental  $3.00

^We accept cash and credit cards. 


Drop-in Skate

Adult drop-in hockey is available during the week. Be sure to bring your own pucks and equipment. Check the schedule online.

Public $10.00
Trine faculty/staff/students with ID $5.00
Skate rental $3.00

^We accept cash and credit cards.

Community Programs:

Learn to Skate USA Classes

Certified skating coaches will take you from the ground to the ice, no matter what your athletic ability. Fundamentals of hockey and other classes are also available.

Learn more   Register for Learn to Skate

Community Youth Hockey

The Thunder Ice Arena is home to youth hockey leagues. Check out our community hockey frequently asked questions.

Learn more   Register

Skate Sharpening

Skate sharpening is available at the Thunder Ice Arena. The fee for sharpening is $6 per pair with payment due at drop off.

Drop off / pick up skates^
Monday 8:30 - 11:00 am
Wednesday during open skate
Thursday 8:30 - 11:00 am
Sunday during open skate

^We accept cash and credit cards.

Suite/Box Rental

The viewing suite/box overlooking the rink is available for rental.

NCAA Varsity hockey games
$350 per game, includes 20 tickets to the game and suite*

ACHA Club hockey games
$250 per game, includes 20 tickets to the game and suite*

*No outside food allowed. Catering is provided by campus provider Bon Appetit. 

To rent or for more details, please contact Mike Ferrell at or 260-665-4319.

Contact information:

619 West Maumee St.
Angola, IN 46703