Black Bear Sports Group Launches Largest Co-Ed Adult Learn to Play Hockey Program in the U.S.A.


Bethesda, MD – Today, Black Bear Sports Group’s most recent vertically integrated program expansion, Foundry Adult Hockey, the largest and most comprehensive adult hockey organization in the U.S.A., is proud to announce that registration is open for GET IN THE GAME, a new co-ed learn to play hockey program for the adult who has never played hockey before.

GET IN THE GAME is open to adults 18+ who have never played hockey before. The lesson program will combine on-ice skills sessions with instructional games. During each session, participants will learn the fundamental skills of ice hockey, including how to skate if they’ve never done so before. In addition, they will get a chance to play the greatest game on Earth.

“We continue to use our extraordinary people and facilities to help grow the game of hockey and improve access for all our families and players of all ages,” said Murry N. Gunty, Founder and CEO of Black Bear Sports Group, Inc. “Adult hockey is a critical part of our business and I am thrilled that we continue to focus on improving the experience for all our adult players.”

“Never played hockey before and thought the game has passed you by, it’s never too late to GET IN THE GAME”, said Scott Branovan, head of Sales and Marketing for Black Bear Sports Group. Inc. and the creator of GET IN THE GAME. “We look forward to rolling out GET IN THE GAME across our entire portfolio.”

About Foundry Adult Hockey – Foundry Adult Hockey is the largest and most
comprehensive adult hockey organization in the U.S.A.  With Foundry Adult Hockey, you can Play Your Game. As a hockey enthusiast, you can learn the game and or play the game whenever you want, wherever you want, and at any level you want.  For more information,

About Black Bear Sports Group, Inc.– Black Bear Sports Group, Inc. is a privately held company formed by Murry Gunty and Blackstreet Capital Holdings, LLC in 2015 that seeks investments in sports and entertainment facilities, teams, and youth sports events. Black Bear arenas are clean, professionally managed, and offer world-class recreational programs.

Black Bear focuses on ice arenas in metropolitan areas with compelling demographics, markets with a National Hockey League club presence and arenas with existing youth hockey clubs. Black Bear not only features the ability to acquire healthy and stable arenas, but also the expertise required to turn around mismanaged or under-performing facilities. The largest owner/operator of ice rinks in the U.S., Black Bear’s footprint totals 27 facilities across the United States with 50 sheets of indoor ice, four indoor turf fields, 16 youth hockey clubs, two youth hockey leagues (Atlantic Hockey Federation and National Girls Hockey League) and three Junior “A” hockey franchises with membership in the United States Hockey League, North American Hockey League and Eastern Hockey League.