Thunder Ice Arena

Thunder Ice Arena

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** Open skate is cancelled on Sunday, Dec. 9 due to a game. View open skate calendar **

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. 


Special Hockey EventFort Wayne Komets

Fort Wayne Komets Alumni vs Thunder Ice Arena House Team
Friday, December 28, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Thunder Ice Arena
Tickets: $12

Purcase Tickets



Community Programs:


Learn to Skate 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.

Note, when creating your account on our registration system (MaxGalaxy ), please create the account with your child's information.

Learn more   Register for Learn to Skate


Youth Hockey Camps/Clinics

Learn to play hockey camps/clinics offer youth skaters the opportunity to build skills necessary to optimize their potential within their age/skill range. 

Note, when creating your account on our registration system (MaxGalaxy ), please create the account with your child's information.

Learn more   Register


Youth Hockey Leagues

The Thunder Ice Arena is home to youth hockey leagues. 

Note, when creating your account on our registration system (MaxGalaxy ), please create the account with your child's information.

Learn more   Register

Youth Hockey Leagues Schedules

U6/U8 (408 kb) U10/U12 (407 kb) U13/U18 (400 kb)
- DAS - Scoops - Harold Chevrolet
- Village Kitchen - Lawnscape - Cameron
- Croxton & Roe - 6 Autumns  
- VGC    

*Starting on January 7 until the end of the season, every Monday practice that started at 5:30pm will be pushed back to 5:45pm. Every Monday practice starting at 6:35pm will be pushed back to 6:50pm. These changes are reflected on the schedules for each age group but not on the individual team schedules.



Special Events

 

Try Hockey for Free - Save the Dates

A limited amount of equipment is available to borrow. Our top coaches will be on the ice to assist your child in learning the basics. Your child does not need any previous skating or hockey experience.

Dates: Saturday, February 23, 12-12:50 pm
Register: Online registration coming soon.


 Fort Wayne Komets Alumni vs Thunder Ice Arena House Team details

 



Open Skate

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

Pricing^
Public  $6.00
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.

Pricing^
Public $15.00
Trine faculty/staff/students with ID $10.00
Skate rental $3.00

^We accept cash and credit cards.



Skate Sharpening

Skate sharpening is available at the Thunder Ice Arena. The fee for sharpening is $7 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 ferrellm@trine.edu or 260-665-4319.


Contact information:

thunderice@trine.edu
260-665-4380

619 West Maumee St.
Angola, IN 46703
www.thundericearena.com

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