In the spring of 2018, the Thialf Academy opened its doors. The high performance center in long track and short track speed skating can be described as ‘the skating hub of the world.’ With the Thialf Academy, Thialf wants to share its rich skating history with the champions of the future.
The best facilities, coaches and training groups give national and international athletes a home in Thialf, Heerenveen at the Thialf Academy Program.
For more than 150 years the best skaters in the world have been training and racing on the ice of Thialf. This rich history created a network of expertise and craftsmanship in the field of speed skating in and around Thialf. It is possible to take advantage of this experience and knowledge and to train on the fastest lowland ice in the world with the Thialf Academy.