Centre Pierre Charbonneau

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Centre Pierre-Charbonneau
Location 3000 Viau,
Montreal, Quebec
H1V 3J3
Owner City of Montreal
Capacity Basketball: 2,700
Construction
Opened 1957
Architect Paul Lambert
Tenants
Montreal Sasquatch (Premier Basketball League) (2008-2009)
Montreal Matrix (American Basketball Association) (2005–2008)
Montreal Jazz (NBL Canada) (2012-present)

Centre Pierre Charbonneau is a sports arena located in Montreal, Quebec. It was built in 1957 and holds 2,700 people. It is the current home of the Montreal Jazz of the National Basketball League of Canada.[1] It was formerly host to the Montreal Royal of the American Basketball Association's current incarnation, and the Montreal Sasquatch of the Premier Basketball League.

It was originally built as a police academy[citation needed] and is located at 3000 Viau Street. All types of courses are given in such areas as gymnastics, martial arts, music, and languages. The center also hosts various conventions and exhibitions during the year. On December, 27, Thursday, 2007 they held a TNA Wrestling House Show.

The arena also hosted wrestling events at the 1976 Summer Olympics.

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  1. ^ "New Montreal Team Gets Name, Home, and Coach". NBL Canada. November 1, 2012. Retrieved November 1, 2012. 

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Coordinates: 45°33′42″N 73°33′0″W / 45.56167°N 73.55000°W / 45.56167; -73.55000