List of indoor arenas in Canada

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The following is a list of indoor arenas in Canada with a capacity of at least 1,000 for sporting events. The arenas in the table are ranked by capacity; the arenas with the highest capacities are listed first.

Current arenas[edit]

Canada's largest indoor arenas by seating capacity. Rows shaded in yellow indicates arenas that are home to an NHL franchise.

# Image Arena City Province/Ter. Maximum Hockey Basketb. Pro Jr. Major Tenant(s) Built
1 Glace Centre Bell Centre Ice Bell Centre Montreal Quebec 21,700 21,273 21,700 NHL Montreal Canadiens 1996
2 Scotiabank Place Canadian Tire Centre Ottawa Ontario 20,500 19,153 NHL Ottawa Senators 1996
3 Air Canada Centre - Toronto Air Canada Centre Toronto Ontario 19,800 18,819 19,800 NHL, NBA, NLL Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors, Toronto Rock 1999
4 GM Place Rogers Arena Vancouver British Columbia 19,700 18,810 19,700 NHL Vancouver Canucks 1995
5 Saddledome, Calgary Scotiabank Saddledome Calgary Alberta 19,289 19,289 NHL, NLL WHL Calgary Flames, Calgary Hitmen, Calgary Roughnecks 1983
6 Copps 048 FirstOntario Centre Hamilton Ontario 19,000 17,383 OHL Hamilton Bulldogs 1985
7 2007 Memorial Cup towels Pacific Coliseum Vancouver British Columbia 17,150 16,281 WHL Vancouver Giants 1967
8 Edmonton Rush versus Toronto Rock February 2010 Rexall Place Edmonton Alberta 16,839 16,839 NHL, NLL WHL Edmonton Oilers, Edmonton Oil Kings, Edmonton Rush 1974
9 Winnipeg Jets first home victory celebration MTS Centre Winnipeg Manitoba 16,345 15,005 NHL Winnipeg Jets 2004
10 Colisée Pepsi Remparts-Drakkar 25-10-2012 (21) Colisée Pepsi Quebec City Quebec 15,399 15,127 QMJHL Quebec Remparts 1950
11 2011-01-22 18.08.05 SaskTel Centre Saskatoon Saskatchewan 15,195 15,195 WHL Saskatoon Blades 1988
12 HMCHockey Scotiabank Centre Halifax Nova Scotia 13,000 10,595 11,093 NBL QMJHL Halifax Rainmen, Halifax Mooseheads 1978
13 Ottawa 67s v Sudbury Wolves Sep 30 2004 TD Place Arena Ottawa Ontario 10,585 9,862 OHL Ottawa 67's 1967
14 Toronto Marlies faceoff Ricoh Coliseum Toronto Ontario 10,279 7,851 AHL Toronto Marlies 1921
15 Budweiser Gardens - Interior Budweiser Gardens London Ontario 10,200 9,100 NBL OHL London Lightning, London Knights 2002
16 SOFMCFront Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre Victoria British Columbia 9,000 7,006 WHL Victoria Royals 2005
17 Halifax NS Forum 1 Halifax Forum Halifax Nova Scotia 8,600 5,600 1927
18 Abbotsford Centre Abbotsford British Columbia 8,500 7,000 2009
19 Paralympics 2010 - UBC Thunderbird Winter Sports Centre Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre Vancouver British Columbia 8,000 7,500 UBC Thunderbirds 2008
19 Prosperaplace Prospera Place Kelowna British Columbia 8,000 5,507 WHL Kelowna Rockets 1999
19 WFCU Centre Interior WFCU Centre Windsor Ontario 8,000 6,500 7,000 NBL OHL Windsor Express, Windsor Spitfires 2008
22 ENMAX Centrium Sept 2007 Enmax Centrium Red Deer Alberta 7,819 6,000 WHL Red Deer Rebels 1991
23 Kitchener Memorial Auditorium interior (1) Kitchener Memorial Auditorium Kitchener Ontario 7,800 7,268 7,312 OHL Kitchener Rangers 1950
24 General Motors Centre interior by Djuradj Vujcic General Motors Centre Oshawa Ontario 7,300 5,180 OHL Oshawa Generals 2006
25 Justrice complex 008 Harbour Station Saint John New Brunswick 7,205 6,200 6,603 NBL QMJHL Saint John Mill Rats, Saint John Sea Dogs 1993
26 Moncton Coliseum Inside Moncton Coliseum Moncton New Brunswick 7,200 6,554 NBL QMJHL Moncton Miracles, Moncton Wildcats 1973
27 Brandt Centre Regina Saskatchewan 7,129 6,200 WHL Regina Pats 1977
28 Blimp (4185910213) Enmax Centre Lethbridge Alberta 7,100 5,479 WHL Lethbridge Hurricanes 1974
29 Cncentre CN Centre Prince George British Columbia 7,000 5,971 WHL Prince George Cougars 1995
29 Hershey Center Hershey Centre Mississauga Ontario 7,000 5,612 5,400 NBL OHL Mississauga Power, Mississauga Steelheads 1998
29 Mile one stadium Mile One Centre St. John's Newfoundland and Labrador 7,000 6,247 AHL St. John's IceCaps 2001
32 K-Rock Centre Rogers K-Rock Centre Kingston Ontario 6,800 5,700 OHL Kingston Frontenacs 2008
33 Credit Union Place entrance 2009 Consolidated Credit Union Place Summerside Prince Edward Island 6,728 4,228 4,532 MHL Summerside Capitals 2007
34 Centre 200 Centre 200 Sydney Nova Scotia 6,500 5,000 QMJHL Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 1987
34 Sleeman Centre Sleeman Centre Guelph Ontario 6,500 4,715 OHL Guelph Storm 2000
36 Steelback-Ctr-SSM-ON-040107 Essar Centre Sault Ste. Marie Ontario 6,497 4,928 OHL Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 2006
37 BMO Centre Corral Stampede Park, Calgary, Alberta Stampede Corral Calgary Alberta 6,450 6,450 1950
38 South Okanagan Events Centre Penticton British Columbia 6,432 4,701 BCHL Penticton Vees 2008
39 Windsor Arena the old Barn home of Spitfires Windsor Arena Windsor Ontario 6,246 4,400 Windsor Lancers 1924
40 Interior savings centre Interior Savings Centre Kamloops British Columbia 6,000 5,464 WHL Kamloops Blazers 1992
40 Meridian Centre St. Catharines Ontario 6,000 5,300 NBL OHL Niagara IceDogs 2014
40 ProsperaCentre Prospera Centre Chilliwack British Columbia 6,000 5,000 BCHL Chilliwack Chiefs 2004
40 Sarnia Sting vs Windsor Spits 3 RBC Centre Sarnia Ontario 6,000 4,118 OHL Sarnia Sting 1998
40 Western Financial Place Cranbrook British Columbia 6,000 4,654 WHL Kootenay Ice 2000
45 Kal Tire Place Vernon British Columbia 5,650 3,006 BCHL Vernon Vipers 2001
46 Barrie Molson Centre Barrie Molson Centre Barrie Ontario 5,500 4,195 OHL Barrie Colts 1995
46 University of Alberta Universiade Pavilion Butterdome Edmonton Alberta Canada 03A Universiade Pavilion (Butterdome) Edmonton Alberta 5,500 5,500 University of Alberta Golden Bears 1995
48 Lec-basketball-court Langley Events Centre Langley British Columbia 5,276 5,276 NLL BCHL Vancouver Stealth, Langley Rivermen 2009
49 Centre Bionest Centre Bionest de Shawinigan Shawinigan Quebec 5,195 5,195 QMJHL Shawinigan Cataractes 2008
50 KeystoneCentre2010 Westman Place Brandon Manitoba 5,102 5,102 WHL Brandon Wheat Kings 1973
51 Sudbury community arena Sudbury Community Arena Sudbury Ontario 5,100 4,640 OHL Sudbury Wolves 1951
52 Colisée Rimouski 2007 Colisée de Rimouski Rimouski Quebec 5,062 5,062 QMJHL Rimouski Oceanic 1966
53 Ed Lumley Arena Cornwall Ontario 5,000 5,000 LNAH CCHL Cornwall River Kings, Cornwall Colts 1976
53 Brampton vs Niagara 01 Powerade Centre Brampton Ontario 5,000 5,000 5,000 NBL, ECHL Brampton A's, Brampton Beast 1998
53 Mosaic Place Moose Jaw Saskatchewan 5,000 4,414 WHL Moose Jaw Warriors 2011
56 Maurice Richard Arena Montreal Quebec 4,750 4,750 1962
57 Patinoire du Centre Georges-Vézina Centre Georges-Vezina Chicoutimi Quebec 4,724 3,683 QMJHL Chicoutimi Sagueneens 1949
58 Fort William Gardens TBay Fort William Gardens Thunder Bay Ontario 4,680 4,680 SIJHL Thunder Bay North Stars, Lakehead Thunderwolves 1951
59 Bill Copeland Sports Centre Burnaby British Columbia 4,500 2,000
60 Centre KC Irving 03 K.C. Irving Regional Centre Bathurst New Brunswick 4,400 3,162 QMJHL Acadie-Bathurst Titan 1996
61 Peterborough Memorial Centre Peterborough Memorial Centre Peterborough Ontario 4,329 3,729 OHL Peterborough Petes 1956
62 J.D. McArthur Arena - Interior J.D. McArthur Arena Owen Sound Ontario 4,300 3,500 OHL Owen Sound Attack 1983
63 Aitken Centre Aitken Centre Fredericton New Brunswick 4,258 3,685 UNB Varsity Reds 1976
64 Varsity Arena Varsity Arena Toronto Ontario 4,116 4,116 Varsity Blues 1926
65 Sunlife Arena Sunlife Arena Waterloo Ontario 4,132 4,132 Waterloo Siskins 1993
66 Verdun Auditorium Montreal Quebec 4,114 3,795 1939
67 North Bay Memorial Gardens North Bay Ontario 4,043 4,043 OHL North Bay Battalion 1955
68 Medicine Hat Arena Medicine Hat Alberta 4,006 4,006 WHL Medicine Hat Tigers 1970
69 PEI Rocket Game Eastlink Centre Charlottetown Prince Edward Island 4,000 3,717 4,000 NBL QMJHL Island Storm, Charlottetown Islanders 1990
69 Glacecmd Centre Marcel Dionne Drummondville Quebec 4,000 3,038 QMJHL Drummondville Voltigeurs 1963
69 Kahnawake Sports Complexe Kahnawake Quebec 4,000 4,000 LHJQ Kahnawake Condors
69 Centre Robert-Guertin Robert Guertin Centre Gatineau Quebec 4,000 3,196 QMJHL Gatineau Olympiques 1952
73 John Brother MacDonald Stadium New Glasgow Nova Scotia 3,723 3,013
74 Aréna Jacques-Plante Aréna Jacques Plante Shawinigan Quebec 3,700 2,524 1937
74 Ray Twinney Complex Newmarket Ontario 3,700 3,700 OJHL Newmarket Hurricanes 1985
76 Palais des Sports Sherbrooke Quebec 3,646 3,646 QMJHL Sherbrooke Phoenix 1965
77 Thompson Arena London Ontario 3,615 3,615 Western Ontario Mustangs
78 Rath Eastlink Community Centre Truro Nova Scotia 3,600 3,100 MHL Truro Bearcats 2013
79 Art Hauser Centre Prince Albert Saskatchewan 3,571 2,580 WHL Prince Albert Raiders 1971
80 Centre Air Creebec Centre Air Creebec Val d'Or Quebec 3,504 2,140 QMJHL Val d'Or Foreurs 1949
81 Arena Iamgold Rouyn-Noranda Quebec 3,500 2,150 QMJHL Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 1951
81 Colisee de Laval (Nov 18 2007) Colisée de Laval Laval Quebec 3,500 3,500 LNAH Laval Prédateurs 1954
81 Colisée Trois Rivières 01 Colisée de Trois-Rivières Trois-Rivières Quebec 3,500 2,800 LNAH Trois-Rivières Blizzard, UQTR Patriotes 1938
81 Dartmouth Sportsplex Halifax Nova Scotia 3,500 3,000 1982
81 Earl Armstrong Arena Ottawa Ontario 3,500 2,300 CCHL Gloucester Rangers 1971
86 Colisée Desjardins Victoriaville Quebec 3,420 3,420 QMJHL Victoriaville Tigres 1980
87 Kingston Memorial Centre Kingston Ontario 3,300 3,300 Queen's Golden Gaels 1951
88 Yardmen Arena inside Yardmen Arena Belleville Ontario 3,257 3,257 1978
89 Centre d'Excellence Sports Rousseau Boisbriand Quebec 3,250 3,100 QMJHL Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 2011
90 Credit Union iPlex Swift Current Saskatchewan 3,239 2,879 WHL Swift Current Broncos 1967
91 Canada Games Arena Grande Prairie Alberta 3,228 3,228 AJHL Grande Prairie Storm 1995
92 Cominco Arena Trail British Columbia 3,215 3,215 BCHL Trail Smoke Eaters 1949
93 Palais des Sports de Saguenay Jonquière Quebec 3,200 3,200 LNAH Jonquière Marquis 1946
94 Jack Gatecliff Arena Gatorade Garden City Complex St. Catharines Ontario 3,145 3,145 St. Catharines Falcons 1938
95 Pepsi Centre Corner Brook Newfoundland and Labrador 3,100 3,100
96 Centre Henry-Leonard Baie-Comeau Quebec 3,042 2,779 QMJHL Baie-Comeau Drakkar 1970
97 Colisée Cardin-1 Colisée Cardin Sorel-Tracy Quebec 3,037 3,037 LNAH Sorel-Tracy Éperviers 1954
98 Centre Premier Tech Centre Premier Tech Rivière-du-Loup Quebec 3,000 3,000 LNAH Rivière-du-Loup 3L 2005
98 FCAInt1 Frank Crane Arena Nanaimo British Columbia 3,000 3,000 BCHL Nanaimo Clippers
98 Max Bell Centre 2 Max Bell Centre Calgary Alberta 3,000 2,121 AJHL Calgary Canucks
98 Steve Yzerman Arena Ottawa Ontario 3,000 3,000 CCHL Nepean Raiders 1972
Brantford (2) Brantford Civic Centre Brantford Ontario 2,981 2,981 Brantford Blast 1967
William Allman Arena William Allman Memorial Arena Stratford Ontario 2,828 2,828 Stratford Cullitons 1924
Sobeys Arena New Glasgow Nova Scotia 2,835 1,660 MHL Pictou County Crushers 2012
Miramichi Civic Centre Miramichi New Brunswick 2,805 2,805 MHL Miramichi Timberwolves 1986
Acadia Arena Wolfville Nova Scotia 2,800 1,800 Acadia Axemen 1988
The Q Centre Colwood British Columbia 2,781 2,781 BCHL Victoria Grizzlies 2004
Colisée Isabelle-Brasseur Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu Quebec 2,751 1,751
Selkirk Recreation Complex Selkirk Manitoba 2,751 2,751 MJHL Selkirk Steelers 1992
Clare Drake Arena Edmonton Alberta 2,700 2,700 University of Alberta Golden Bears 1959
Centre Pierre Charbonneau Montreal Quebec 2,700 2,700 1957
Colisée Jean Béliveau Longueuil Quebec 2,600 2,600 LHJQ Longueuil Collège Français 1968
St. Thomas-Elgin Memorial Centre St. Thomas Ontario 2,600 2,600 1953
West Central Events Centre Kindersley Saskatchewan 2,600 2,600 SJHL Kindersley Klippers
Arctic Winter Games Arena Iqaluit Nunavut 2,500 2,500 2001
Centre Mario Gosselin Thetford Mines Quebec 2,500 2,500 LNAH Thetford Mines Isothermic 1964
Amherst Stadium Amherst Nova Scotia 2,500 2,500 MHL Amherst Ramblers
Dave Andreychuk Mountain Arena Hamilton Ontario 2,500 2,500 OJHL Hamilton Red Wings 1966
North Battleford Civic Centre North Battleford Saskatchewan 2,500 2,500 SJHL Battlefords North Stars
Woodstock District Community Complex Woodstock District Community Complex Woodstock Ontario 2,500 2,000 Woodstock Navy-Vets 1996
Intérieur du Centre sportif Lacroix-Dutil Centre Sportif Lacroix-Dutil Saint-Georges Quebec 2,476 2,476 LNAH Saint-Georges Cool FM 103.5 1968
Chatham Memorial Arena Chatham Ontario 2,412 2,412 Chatham Maroons 1949
Centre sportif Léonard-Grondin - facade angle Centre sportif Léonard-Grondin Granby Quebec 2,385 2,385 LHJQ Granby Inouk 1968
Casman Centre Fort McMurray Alberta 2,300 2,300 AJHL Fort McMurray Oil Barons
Hants Exhibition Arena Windsor Nova Scotia 2,300 2,300 Windsor Royals
Markham Centennial Centre Markham Ontario 2,300 2,300 1972
Centennial Regional Arena Brooks Alberta 2,294 1,794 AJHL Brooks Bandits 2010
Antigonish Arena Antigonish Nova Scotia 2,290 2,290 Antigonish Bulldogs
Pembroke Memorial Centre Pembroke Ontario 2,250 2,250 CCHL Pembroke Lumber Kings 1952
Keating Millennium Center Charles V. Keating Millennium Centre Antigonish Nova Scotia 2,207 1,501 St. Francis Xavier X-Men, St. Francis Xavier X-Women 2001
Centre Etienne Desmarteau-Interior in arena Caroline Ouellette Centre Étienne Desmarteau Montreal Quebec 2,200 2,200 CWHL Montreal Stars
Main arena at the Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex Coquitlam British Columbia 2,200 2,200 BCHL Coquitlam Express
Shaw Centre Salmon Arm British Columbia 2,200 1,500 BCHL Salmon Arm Silverbacks
CCCExteriorShot Cowichan Valley Arena Duncan British Columbia 2,040 2,040 BCHL Cowichan Valley Capitals 1978
Aréna Marcel Bédard Beauport Quebec 2,000 2,000
Father David Bauer Olympic Arena 2 Father David Bauer Olympic Arena Calgary Alberta 2,000 1,750 AJHL Calgary Mustangs, Calgary Dinos 1963
Jim Peplinski Arena Ottawa Ontario 2,000 2,000 CCHL Ottawa Jr. Senators 1963
Whitney Forum Flin Flon Manitoba 2,000 2,000 SJHL Flin Flon Bombers 1958
Winkler Arena Winkler Manitoba 2,000 2,000 MJHL Winkler Flyers 1967
PCU Centre Portage Credit Union Centre Portage la Prairie Manitoba 1,975 1,975 MJHL Portage Terriers 2010
McIntyre Community Building in Timmins, Ontario McIntyre Community Building Timmins Ontario 1,931 1,300 1938
Elgar Peterson Arena Humboldt Saskatchewan 1,900 1,900 SJHL Humboldt Broncos
Weyerhaeuser Arena Port Alberni British Columbia 1,850 1,850 BCHL Alberni Valley Bulldogs 2001
Prince George Coliseum Prince George British Columbia 1,800 1,800 BCHL Prince George Spruce Kings 1958
R.J. Lalonde Arena Bonnyville Alberta 1,800 1,800 AJHL Bonnyville Pontiacs 1982
Credit Union Place Dauphin Manitoba 1,763 1,763 MJHL Dauphin Kings 2006
Mariners Centre Yarmouth Nova Scotia 1,750 1,750 MHL Yarmouth Mariners 2001
Crescent Point Place Weyburn Saskatchewan 1,745 1,495 SJHL Weyburn Red Wings 1960
Centennial Civic Centre Lloydminster Saskatchewan 1,700 1,700 AJHL Lloydminster Bobcats 1967
Royal LePage Place West Kelowna British Columbia 1,650 1,520 BCHL West Kelowna Warriors 2007
Colchester Legion Stadium Truro Nova Scotia 1,625 1,625 1965
Playoff Brampton-Montreal 002 McConnell Arena Montreal Quebec 1,600 1,600 McGill Redmen, McGill Martlets 1956
HersheyCentre OHL St. Michael's College School Arena Toronto Ontario 1,600 1,600 OJHL St. Michael's Buzzers 1956
TGSmithCentre T.G. Smith Centre Steinbach Manitoba 1,600 1,450 MJHL Steinbach Pistons 1967
Takhini Arena Whitehorse Yukon 1,535 1,535
Arena de Lachine 02 Arena de Lachine Montreal Quebec 1,500 1,500 LHJQ Lachine Maroons
Heinz Arena Leamington, Ontario2 Kinsmen Recreation Complex Leamington Ontario 1,500 1,500 Leamington Flyers 1985
Farrell Agencies Arena Yorkton Saskatchewan 1,483 1,483 SJHL Yorkton Terriers
Max Bell Centre Winnipeg Manitoba 1,400 1,400 Manitoba Bisons 1981
MTS Iceplex MTS Iceplex Winnipeg Manitoba 1,350 1,350 MJHL Winnipeg Blues 2010
Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre Bridgewater Nova Scotia 1,300 1,300 MHL South Shore Lumberjacks 1949
Grant Fuhr Arena Spruce Grove Alberta 1,259 1,259 AJHL Spruce Grove Saints
South Surrey Arena Surrey British Columbia 1,240 1,240 BCHL Surrey Eagles 1991
Canlan Ice Sports - York Toronto Ontario 1,200 1,200 York Lions 1996
Tundra Oil & Gas Place Virden Manitoba 1,200 1,200 MJHL Virden Oil Capitals 2011
Yellowhead Centre Neepawa Manitoba 1,200 1,200 MJHL Neepawa Natives 1972
Galt Arena Gardens Interior Galt Arena Gardens Cambridge Ontario 1,100 1,100 Cambridge Winter Hawks 1922
Gordon Lathlin Memorial Centre The Pas Manitoba 1,100 1,100 MJHL OCN Blizzard 1985
Garcelon Civic Centre St. Stephen New Brunswick 1,050 1,050 MHL County Aces
Nicola Valley Memorial Arena Merritt British Columbia 1,000 1,000 BCHL Merritt Centennials
Maple Leaf Gardens (Ice Rink) Mattamy Athletic Centre Toronto Ontario 1,000 1,000 Ryerson Rams 1931

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