The Q Centre

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Coordinates: 48°26′40″N 123°27′48″W / 48.44444°N 123.46333°W / 48.44444; -123.46333

The Q Centre
Former names Bear Mountain Arena
Location Canada Colwood, British Columbia, Canada
Capacity 2,781 (ice hockey, curling & box lacrosse)
Opened 2004
Victoria Grizzlies (BCHL) (2004–present)
Victoria Shamrocks (WLA) (2004–present)
Victoria Salmon Kings (ECHL) (2004–2005)

The Q Centre (formerly Bear Mountain Arena) is in Colwood, British Columbia, Canada. The arena was built in 2004, has 2781 seats, and houses year-round events for hockey and lacrosse. With an additional floor capacity of 860 people, this premier spectator facility can hold any type of event, from trade shows to major sporting and entertainment events. [1] It is the home of the Victoria Shamrocks and the Victoria Grizzlies. It was the home of the Victoria Salmon Kings for the 2004–05 ECHL season while their future home, the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre was being built. It has also hosted BCLA provincial box lacrosse championships. The venue has hosted one of the biggest World Curling Tour events, the Bear Mountain Arena Curling Classic, annually since 2006. It also played host to the training camps of the Vancouver Canucks in September 2007 and the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2008. In 2014, the arena was named "The Q Centre" after local radio station 100.3 The Q, (CKKQ-FM).


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Preceded by
Riverside Centroplex
(Baton Rouge (LA) Kingfish)
Home of the
Victoria Salmon Kings

2004 – 2005
Succeeded by
Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre