|Former names||Lakeland Civic Center (November 1974– June 1994)|
|Location||701 West Lime Street, Lakeland, Florida 33815|
|Tampa Bay Rowdies (1983-84) indoor
Lakeland Loggerheads (WHA2) (2003– 2004)
Lakeland Thunderbolts (AIFA) (2005– 2007)
Lakeland Raiders (XIFL) (2012– present)
The Lakeland Center is an 8,178-seat multi-purpose arena, in Lakeland, Florida. It opened in November 1974, as the Lakeland Civic Center, it gained its current name in June 1994
It was home to the Lakeland Loggerheads ice hockey team from 2003 until 2004 and later the Lakeland Thunderbolts indoor football team from 2005 until 2007. Currently, the arena's primary tenant is the Lakeland Raiders of the Xtreme Indoor Football League.
The Tampa Bay Rowdies of the defunct North American Soccer League used the arena for indoor soccer on several occasions including three of their sixteen home games during the 1983-84 indoor season. This would also prove to be the league's final indoor campaign before suspending operations following the 1984 outdoor season.
U2 rehearsed for and opened their Zoo TV tour in February 1992.
- Beard, Randy (November 5, 1983). "Don't hold your breath as Rowdies unveil schedule". Evening Independent. p. 4-C. Retrieved 2012-06-02.
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