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To Grow the game of hockey in tampa bay & Beyond


Learn about our ice and ball hockey programs for all ages and skill levels.

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To Grow the game of hockey in Tampa Bay and beyond


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The Lightning Made Training Center (LMTC) is an indoor community center operated by the Tampa Bay Lightning. The facility includes; (1) - 60'x30' Ball Hockey Rink, (1) - 60'x30' Synthetic Ice Sheet and a flexible spaced that is used for fitness training and birthday parties!

Fun, Friends & memories


Our game-day experiences for the Tampa Bay Lightning are an electrifying adventure from the moment fans step into the arena. Create once-in-lifetime memories with our opportunities available for young athletes. Gameday experiences include the opportunity for your child to be a part of the game!  A game day with the Tampa Bay Lightning is an unforgettable fusion of sportsmanship, passion, and the joy of being part of a vibrant and dedicated fan community.

Inclusive programming

Special Programs & Support

LMTC Ball Hockey

Support & Aid

Esposito memorial Fund

The Carrie Esposito Memorial Hockey Fund was established in 2016 in memory of Carrie Esposito, the daughter of Tampa Bay Lightning founder Phil Esposito. Its mission is to provide financial assistance for children to participate in youth ice hockey programs in Tampa Bay.

TAMPA, FL - MARCH 4: The Tampa Bay Lightning sled hockey team plays the Space Coast Blast on March 4, 2023 at Clearwater Ice Arena in Clearwater, Florida.  (Photo by Casey Brooke Lawson/Tampa Bay Lightning)

Special programs

Adaptive Hockey Programs

At Lighting Hockey Development we have a variety of hockey programs. Sled hockey is an adapted version of ice hockey for athletes whose disabilities may inhibit them from playing stand-up hockey. Click to learn more about our disabled hockey programs.

Fun, Friends & memories

Community Partnerships