Murry Gunty, Founder of Black Bear, announces 23rd Arena acquisition

Murry Gunty Announces Acquisition of Twin Ponds East Arena


Twin Ponds East Arena in Harrisburg, PA is the latest acquisition by an affiliate of Black Bear Sports Group. Featuring two NHL ice sheets and one smaller training sheet, pro shop, a café, and athletic turf designed for baseball training, the Arena is home to many figure skaters and youth hockey players in the area. They are frequently hosts to youth hockey tournaments and central Pennsylvania middle school and high school games throughout the year.

Black Bear, founded by CEO Murry Gunty in 2015, is the largest owner/operator of ice rinks in the U.S.

“Twin Ponds fits perfectly in our network of ice rinks including York, PA, Northern Maryland, Delaware and the Philadelphia region and in particular this rink will be a great fit for our new league, the Atlantic Hockey Federation and for our tournament businesses.” – Murry Gunty, Founder & Managing Partner of Blackstreet Capital

Formed by Black Bear Sports Group Partners alongside Ice Arena Owners, the Atlantic Hockey Federation is an elite tier-II youth hockey league that facilitates games throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. The league has more than 225 teams.

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