Welcome to
Midwest Training & Ice

The region's largest state-of-the-art training facility for Ice Hockey/Figure Skating & Gymnastics.

Welcome to
Midwest Training & Ice

The region's largest state-of-the-art training facility for Gymnastics in Dyer and Crown Point.

Welcome to

The regions best place for your private party.

Hockey & Figure Skating
Midwest Training & Ice Center

Midwest Ice Center provides the highest quality instruction to athletes of all ages and abilities. We offer public skate sessions, drop-in hockey, and private parties.

Midwest Blackbirds
Hockey Association

Midwest Youth Hockey Association was formed in 2006 providing children from Northwest Indiana the opportunity to learn, compete, and enjoy the game of ice hockey. The Blackbirds were founded on the principles of a strong commitment to skill development, promotion of sportsmanship and fair play, and an unmatched work ethic.

Adult Hockey
Recreational, Competative, & Instructional

We offer adult hockey leagues for both recreational and competitive players ages 18 and older. Adult Learn to Play class is ideal for anyone interested in learning the game of ice hockey. All players must be registered with USA Hockey prior to playing in any league at Midwest. For more information, or to be placed on a team, please contact Zack Kane at midwesthockey06@gmail.com.

Midwest Blackbirds
Youth Development

Development Program is the bridge program between hockey learn to skate and the Midwest Blackbirds youth hockey teams. Cross Ice Hockey is a 2 day a week program and is based on the USA Hockey Development Model of practicing and playing games across the width of the ice rather than full ice.

Illiana High School Hockey League

MTIC hosts the Illiana High School Hockey League teams you know and love, like Lake Central, Munster Mustangs and Crown Point Bulldogs.

Illiana Blackbirds
USPHL Junior Hockey

MTIC hosts the USPHL Junior Hockey team. For tickets to home games and further information visit IllianaBlackbirds.com

Figure Skating
All Ages & Skill Levels

We offer a variety of classes that teach all aspects of skating. Each level progressively introduces skills so they are mastered at your own pace. At the end of each session, skaters are given a written evaluation of skills mastered and a recommended level for advancement. All classes follow ISI standards. We now have Open Enrollment. You may sign up for classes at any time.

Open Skate
Open to the Public

We offer open skate for family fun, casule ice skating, or date night. Bring skates or rent them from the front desk. Check our Event Calendar for times.


Olympic Size Rink


In Youth Hockey


NHL Size Rink
(coming fall 2016)


Inches Skated in a Hockey Game

Named the 2015 Development Gym of the Year
By USA Gymnastics

Midwest Gym Center

Midwest Gym Center is located at both the Dyer & Crown Point locations and features combined 54,000 sq. ft. Gymnastics/Trampoline & Tumbling Training Facilities.

Trampoline and Tumbling

includes four events within its program - trampoline, power tumbling, synchronized trampoline and double mini - trampoline. Both men and women participate in all four events. Some gymnasts choose to focus on just one area, while other participate in all four events.

Cheer/Midwest Elite
Develop strength and agility

Midwest’s two facilities boast 3 full Spring Cheer Floors - perfect for cheerleaders needing to practice tumbling or running routines. Squads are welcome to use their dedicated practice time to work on competition routines and/or game material.

Artistic Gymnastics
Fun, Fitness and Fundamentals

Great care is taken to teach gymnastics skills in a thorough and progressive manner to insure safe and continual progress. Through the acquisition of gymnastics skills, it is our goal to help develop a positive self-image and self-confidence in every student we teach.

Parkour/Warrior Zone
Train your body and mind to overcome obstacles.

Parkour is a method of physical training that develops one’s ability to overcome obstacles (both physical and mental). Underpinning this is a philosophy of altruism and useful strength, longevity, self-improvement and self-understanding.


Combined sq.ft. Gymnastics Facility


In Gymnastics


Awards Won


American Gymnasts in the 1904 Olympics

Unparalled Instructional Staff

We have the most experienced staff, coaches, and instructors found in one place.

Stephanie Peters
Skating Director

Stephanie has been skating for over 15 years. She has competed in freestyle and solo ice dance competitions. Her highest accomplishment to date was winning the gold medal in 2012 at the Solo Ice Dance National Championship. She competed in Gold pattern dance; the highest level. Stephanie has passed the following tests: Gold Dance, Senior Moves, Novice Freestyle, and three international ice dances. She is currently working on the rest of her international ice dances and her Junior Freestyle. Stephanie began student teaching when she was 13 years old. She has over 5 years of coaching experience. She has been skating director at Midwest since 2012.

Judy Redmond
Gym Manager

Judy is a degreed Physical Educator with over 30 years of experience in the sport of gymnastics - club owner, head coach (club & high school), judge, and administrator. She is the former Illinois USA (USGF) Gymnastics State Chair, Junior Olympic Chair, and current Level 5 Chair. She is a wife of over 40 years, mother of 3 (all successful gymnasts), and grandmother of 4. She brings the winning attitude of "Best Effort" to Midwest!

Zack Kane
Hockey Director

Zachary played minor professional hockey for 4 season after players two seasons of Division 1 Hockey at RIT. He made stops in the ECHL, MAHL and AAHL during his hockey playing career. Zachary currently instructs the off-ice program for the Blackbirds youth hockey program and officiates for Midwest.

Brandon Spike
Player Development

Brandon played youth hockey at Homewood Flossmoor and from there went on to play college hockey at Bradley University, where he had the opportunity to work out with the Peoria Rivermen.

Brandon began coaching youth hockey in 1995 and has coached teams to an Illinois High School state championship and several NIHL Championships, runner-ups, and final fours.

Brandon is a skill oriented power skate instructor who strives to take players to the next level. Whether that be from learn to skate to house league, house league to travel, travel to high school or high school to college/junior."

Misha Popov
Trampoline & Tumbling Instructor

Master of Sport Russia, comes all the way from Varonezh, Russia. Misha started taking Acro-Classes at 7 years old, and continued moving through the ranks. From 2001-2006 he competed professionally with a Mens Team in his hometown of Varonezh. Some of his achievements include placing 2nd and 3rd Russian Cup Tournament and was a finalist in 2006. Misha worked with the Ukraine National Circus as well as the Ringing Brothers. He was a Gymnastic's Judge for the disabled in his hometown Varonezh for the City Cup and Coached Junior-Pre-Team classes.

Train Here!

Midwest Training & Ice Center is the region's state-of-the-art training facility for Hockey/Figure Skating and Gymnastics. MTIC provides the highest quality instruction to athletes of all ages and abilities. Sport specific training is available in gymnastics, ice hockey, figure skating, and cheerleading.

What People
Say About Us

This place is the best!
My daughter loves it here! The coaches are very good! The facility is very clean and the staff is very friendly

Brianna Delanie Espino

What People
Say About Us

My son has played hockey here since 2012. Its helped his confidence immensely! Greatest coaches I've witnessed.

Shawn Stuckey

What People
Say About Us

Our daughter is on her third season of cheer at Midwest and it has been nothing but a positive experience every season. The coaches are talented, caring and you can tell they love what they do. It is amazing to see what our daughter has accomplished under their training!

Jamie Moore

What People
Say About Us

The best gym in the area hands down. The coaches, instructors and the owner love what they do and they do it so well! A positive, fun place that kids thrive in

Dori Moore

What People
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Great coaches that go the extra mile to do whatever they think is needed to build a successful team! Love our newest addition To the team! Thanks for caring...

Stephanie Soto Andree

Midwest Fitness and Training Studios: Powered by Tina Sena

Midwest Fitness and Training Studios: Powered by Tina Sena is located at our Dyer location and features numerous fitness classes and a full nutrition bar and healthy café.

What fits your goals?

From cardio coaching to strength training, our flexible class schedule is sure to fit your needs and interests!

Nutrition Bar
Refuel the right way

Enjoy a delicious and healthy smoothie or snack all from Tina Sena’s nutritional food line: Whole Heart Foods.

Complimentary Childcare
Have the kids? No problem!

While you work out, our experienced and professional childcare staff will watch your kids in our new playroom!

Membership Packages
Affordable Monthly Plans

We offer three membership packages! See which membership level fits your goals.

Tina Sena
Fitness Director

Tina and her staff look to work with individuals who are committed to reaching their health and fitness goals! From expert exercise instruction, nutritional guidance and meal planning, to lifestyle coaching – no one just exists at Midwest Fitness! You “strive” as we teach, train, and coach you to reach your goals at every session.

What People
Say About Us

Great place, with wonderful people. Made my son and I feel right at home and
the ice rink was in great shape.

Kyle Cummings

What People
Say About Us

Great place to learn the best sport in the world, hockey!

Brian LaLonde

What People
Say About Us

I go there for CrossFit. Nice facility with excellent coaches.

Lauren Cartwright

What People
Say About Us

Birthday party was a HUGE success!! Definitely a party place we will book again!

Wendy Smith-Scheeringa

What People
Say About Us

Adore this place. Birthday parties are the best here!!!!

Jennifer Einhorn-Sullivan

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Champions in Training

Figure Skating
    • Trampoline & Tumbling
    • at Midwest
    • Artistic Gymnastics
    • Balance Beam
    • Figure Skating
    • at Midwest
    • Cheerleading
    • at Midwest
    • Gymnastics
    • at Midwest
    • Back Walk Over
    • at Midwest

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10600 White Oak Ave,Dyer, IN 46311


1204 Erie Court,Crown Point, IN 46307