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Ion International Training Center

“Ion International Training Center”, is a year-round, twin sheet indoor ice rink and Arena. The ice rink provides two National Hockey League (NHL) size rinks serving recreational and professional figure skaters, ice dancers, pair skaters, synchronized skaters, and hockey players of Loudoun County, VA and around the world. One rink is encircled by stadium seating, with 3,500 to 5,500 seats providing fans and Loudoun County residents a venue to enjoy a wide variety of activities and events.

Ion ITC provides a full service Gym for skaters, athletes, and the general public, as well as a full service Café, and Pro-shop. Several areas are allocated to birthday parties, and corporate events.

The Gym, equipped with state of the art cardio, stretching and weight training equipments, includes enclosed mirrored areas for exercise, ballet, and dance classes.


Luiz Taifas is the visionary behind Ion International Training Center. As an Olympic figure skating athlete, Luiz has travelled to and competed in 58 countries. For the past 19 years, he has served in various capacities in the ice skating industry. These roles have included coaching, elite training, and Judging.

Luiz Taifas is a globally recognized figure in the industry, who recognized the need and demand for an Olympic caliber facility and operations in this region. He created Ion International Training Center in response to our community's demands and particular needs.


Ion International Training Center's Philosophy revolves around "POSITIVE ENERGY"!
Luiz believes that work ethic, attitude, and hard work are the main ingridiants of an athlete worthy of the title. In his opinion, it all begins with a positive attitude, and a positive environment.
Ion International Training Center is focused on Our Community! As Loudoun grows, so does it's community's needs; ION has filled these needs locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.

The 100,000 sqft Ice Arena is the largest of its kind from Hershey, Pennsylvania to Raleigh, North Carolina. Our State-Of-The Art Facility, One-of-a-kind Hockey & Figure Skating Programs, Ice Events and Shows, Hockey Games and Tournaments, variety of other Sports Tournaments, Conventions, Competitions, Entertainment Programs & Concerts and many Community Oriented Activities make Ion International Training Center a unique gem in the heart of Loudoun County!

Ion International Training Center draws and serves athletes from around the world who seek world-class facility, coaching and training. 

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