About Us


Midwest Training & Ice Center is Northwest Indiana's largest state-of-the-art training facility, specializing in the sports of Ice Hockey, Figure Skating, Gymnastics, Trampoline & Tumbling, and Cheerleading. MTIC provides the highest quality instruction to athletes of all ages and abilities. For the general public, Midwest Training & Ice Center offers open skate sessions, drop-in hockey and open gym. Also located within the facility is the Midwest Fitness Center. The Fitness Center features state-of-the-art strength & cardiovascular equipment, one-on-one personal training, and saunas in both the Men's and Women's locker rooms.

In addition to our sport specific training programs, Midwest Training & Ice Center is the proud home of The Midwest Blackbirds Youth Hockey Association, The Illiana High School Hockey League which is comprised of teams from Lake Central, Crown Point, Munster, Portage, and Kankakee, Midwest Gymnastics and Trampoline & Tumbling Teams, The Midwest Sirens Women's Hockey Team, and over 20 Adult Hockey League teams. Midwest is also home to the Illiana Blackbirds, part of the Minnesota Junior Hockey League. The team is coached by former Blackhawk Reid Simpson. 

Approximately 10,000 athletes, parents and spectators utilize our facility on a weekly basis. Many weekends are occupied with Tournaments, Competitions, or Meets that bring in additional athletes and families from around the Midwest.

Midwest Training & Ice Center features:

  • 34,000 sq. ft. Gymnastics/Trampoline & Tumbling Training Facility
  • 1 Olympic Size Ice Arena
  • 9 Team Locker Rooms
  • 6,000 sq. ft. Fitness Center
  • Midwest Pro Shop
  • Championz Cafe
  • Party/Meeting Rooms
  • Sports Specific Training Rooms