The Abbotsford Entertainment & Sports Centre is a 7,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada. The arena was expected to cost $64.7-million. Construction began on September 24, 2007. Its current tenant is the Abbotsford Heat, the Calgary Flames' American Hockey League affiliate. Beginning in fall 2012, it will also be home to the BC Angels of the Lingerie Football League's Canadian Division.
On September 25, 2006, Abbotsford council voted unanimously to hold a referendum asking voters to borrow $85-million to fund three community projects, including a new entertainment and sports centre. The arena was approved by Abbotsford voters on November 25, 2006 with a 54.8% majority.
Arena amenities 
The arena has a capacity of 7,000 seats for hockey with room for expansion to 8,500. There are 300 club seats, 15 boxes, 20 private suites, and 2 party suites.
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