Printscape Arena at Southpointe, owned by Black Bear Sports Group, Inc. is a multi-purpose sports facility located in Canonsburg, PA. Opened in 1995, the 125,000 square-foot facility has an annual foot traffic of over 815,000 people and is one of the South Hills most heavily visited sports arenas. The facility includes one NHL-sized ice rink (UPMC Rink at Printscape Arena) operating year-round and one NHL-sized dry floor arena which operates with turf from November through March and a sport court surface from April through October complimented by three meeting/party rooms. The mix of sport surfaces Printscape Arena provides a host of sports programs, leagues, events, activities as well as corporate functions year-round. The facility is home to many user groups along with a variety of on site businesses including the Southpointe Fitness Center, Southpointe Chamber of Commerce Network Center, Mark Shraders Mixed Martial Arts Academy, Bubba’s Gourmet Burghers and Beer, Bubba Java, Throw Indoor Axes, and House O’ Hockey Retail Store.
Black Bear Sports Group, LLC Black Bear Sports Group, Inc. is a Chevy Chase, MD-based company that operates sports and entertainment facilities and youth sports events. Black Bear Sports Group, Inc. was founded to purchase undermanaged and underperforming ice rinks to bring professional management and badly needed capital to 20-30 year old rinks to save the facilities and provide a safe and fun environment for the local community. We have subsequently expanded in junior hockey ownership to provide our facility participants a pathway to college hockey.
Ice Rink Performance Group The Ice Rink Performance Group provides management services that are focused on effective operational performance by implementing vertically integrated, internally managed programming, marketing, sponsorship partnerships and providing a best-in-class customer experience.