Black Bear Sports acquires Ice Land Skating Center in New Jersey

Black Bear Sports Group has purchased almost all the assets of the Ice Land Skating Center, an ice rink located in Hamilton Township, New Jersey for an undisclosed price.

The Ice Land Skating Center, which features two sheets of ice, is home to youth ice hockey and other ice sports players in the metropolitan Trenton area.

Additionally, Ice Land Skating Center owns and operates the Mercer Chiefs youth hockey club, a Tier I and II travel hockey club, sanctioned by USA Hockey.

Black Bear Sports Group, which was founded in 2015 by Murry Gunty has previously acquired six ice rinks. These include American Heartland Ice Arena located in Lincolnwood, Illinois, Center Ice of Dupage located in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, Piney Orchard Ice Arena located in Odenton, Maryland, Ice World located in Abingdon, Maryland, Seven Bridges Ice Arena located in Woodridge, Illinois, and Printscape Arena at Southpointe located in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.

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Murry Gunty – CEO of Black Bear Sports Group said: “We’re very excited to be investing in the vibrant hockey community in Mercer County and growing the Mercer Chiefs program.

“We continue to invest in the people and facilities at all of our rinks and look forward to providing an exceptional customer experience at Ice Land.”

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