Enrollment: Intense Hockey Training program serves about 200 kids.
Club/team affiliations: Fushion AAA
Training facility highlights: Ice rink, speed ramp, hockey treadmill, shot radar gun, shooting accuracy goal, stick work simulator, weight room.
Cost: Examples taken from Intense Hockey Training program registration form: $3,250 -- high school boys; $3,000 -- high school girls; $2,500 -- bantam/pewee. IHT is a seven-month program that includes on- and off-ice training four times a week.
Notable clients: NHL players Zach Parise, Drew Stafford, Kyle Okposo, Derek Stepan.
Enrollment: "Hundreds of members training year-round."
Training facility highlights: Three basketball/volleyball courts, weight room and classrooms.
Club/team affiliations: 43 Hoops Basketball, Club 43 Volleyball
Cost: Basketball -- membership training package, 12-month unlimited -- $300 month ($3,600 annual); one-on-one session -- $60; team-training session -- $150. Volleyball -- club fees (six months, for top team in 15-17 age group) -- $3,400; one-on-one session -- $25-$60.
Notable alumni: Kris Humphries (NBA, Brooklyn Nets); former Wisconsin point guard Jordan Taylor.
Note: All academy owners said that families that can't afford to pay these fees can work out some sort of payment plan.