List of indoor arenas in the Philippines

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This is a list of indoor arenas in the Philippines.

Arenas used for professional and collegiate sports and used for entertainment[edit]

Arenas that are included in this list are venues for basketball (PBA, PBA D-League, ABL) and boxing. Collegiate sports (like the NCAA and UAAP) include basketball, volleyball, contact sports (judo and taekwondo), and cheerdance competitions. It also includes arenas used for entertainment events including concerts and musical performances, anniversary shows, and professional wrestling shows.

Metro Manila[edit]

Arena Location Maximum Seating Capacity Year Opened Remarks
Smart Araneta Coliseum Quezon City 25,000 1960 Dubbed as the largest indoor facility in Southeast Asia[1]
Mall of Asia Arena Pasay 22,000 2012 [2] set to be the home court of the National University (UAAP); part of the SM Mall of Asia Complex
Cuneta Astrodome Pasay 12,000 1993
PhilSports Arena Pasig 10,000 1985 formerly the PSC Sports Arena and ULTRA; part of the Philippine Institute of Sports Complex
Rizal Memorial Coliseum Manila 8,000 1934 Part of the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex
Ninoy Aquino Stadium Manila 6,000 1989 Part of the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex
Filoil Flying V Arena San Juan City 5,000 2006 formerly know as The Arena in San Juan
Ynares Sports Arena Pasig 3,000 2008 Home of the Philippine Patriots (ABL) and the San Miguel Beermen (PBA)
Makati Coliseum Makati 3,000 1998
San Juan Gym San Juan City 2,000
SM City North EDSA Skydome Quezon City 1,200 2009

On-campus arenas[edit]

Arena/Venue Home Campus Location Province/Region Maximum Seating Capacity Year Opened Remarks
Blue Eagle Gym Ateneo de Manila University Quezon City Metro Manila 8,000 1949 formerly the Loyola Center
La Salle Coliseum University of St. La Salle Bacolod Negros Occidental 8,000 1998
Quadricentennial Pavilion University of Sto. Tomas Manila Metro Manila 5,792 2009 also known as the UST Sports Complex
USA Gymnasium University of San Agustin Iloilo City Iloilo 5,000
Xavier University Gym Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan Cagayan de Oro Misamis Oriental 3,500 Hosted the 2015 SEABA Under-16 Championship
Araullo University Gym Araullo University Cabanatuan Nueva Ecija 3,000
WMSU Gymnasium Western Mindanao State University Zamboanga City Zamboanga del Sur 3,000 1998
Recoletos 4th Centennial Gymnasium San Sebastian College–Recoletos de Cavite Cavite City Cavite 3,000 2004
University of Baguio Gym University of Baguio Baguio Benguet 3,000
Holy Cross of Davao College Gym Holy Cross of Davao College Davao City Davao del Sur 3,000 2001
De La Salle Lipa SENTRUM De La Salle Lipa Lipa Batangas 2,500 1995
West Negros University Gym West Negros University Bacolod Negros Occidental 2,000
Central Philippine University Gym Central Philippine University Iloilo City Iloilo 2,000 2005

Provincial arenas[edit]

Arena Location Province Maximum Seating Capacity Year Opened Remarks
Philippine Arena Bocaue Bulacan 55,000 2014 World's largest indoor arena
Ynares Center Antipolo Rizal 12,000 1990s
Naga City Coliseum Naga City Camarines Sur 12,000 2010
Zamboanga City Coliseum Zamboanga City Zamboanga del Sur 12,000 2002
Mindanao Civic Center Tubod Lanao del Norte 12,000
Ormoc City Superdome Ormoc City Leyte 8,000 1995
Puerto Princesa City Coliseum Puerto Princesa Palawan 8,000 2003 [3]
Alonte Sports Arena Biñan, Laguna Laguna 7,000 2013
Davao del Sur Coliseum Digos City Davao del Sur 7,000 2010
Dipolog City Sports Complex Dipolog City Zamboanga del Norte 7,000 2010
Hoops Dome Lapu-Lapu City Cebu 6,000 2008
Lagao Gymnasium General Santos South Cotabato 6,000
Panabo City Tourism, Cultural and Sports Center Panabo Davao del Norte 6,000 2007
Albay Astrodome Legazpi Albay 5,000
Cebu Coliseum Cebu City Cebu 4,000 1962
Tacloban Convention Center Tacloban Leyte 4,000 2006
Capiz Gymnasium Roxas City Capiz 4,000
Cong. Lamberto L. Macias Sports and Cultural Center Dumaguete Negros Oriental 4,000 [4]
DOSCST Gym Mati, Davao Oriental Davao Oriental 3,000
Dinggoy Roxas Civic Center Roxas City Capiz 2,000

Future arenas[edit]

Arena Location Province Maximum Seating Capacity Projected Opening Remarks
KJC King Dome Davao City Davao del Sur 50,000 2016
Seaside City Arena Cebu City Cebu 16,000 2017
Bacolod City Arena Bacolod City Negros Occidental TBA TBA
Solaire Arena Parañaque TBA Not later than 2019


  1. ^ Henson, Quinito (2008-11-19). "Mecca of sports". The Philippine Star. Retrieved 2012-01-12. 
  2. ^ "SM Arena: Home of NCAA 88, UAAP Season 75". 2011-06-29. Retrieved 2012-01-12. 
  3. ^ Henson, Joaquin (27 April 2003). "First-class arena awaits PBA in Palawan". The Philippine Star. Retrieved 6 April 2015. 
  4. ^ Negros Oriental Tourism, retrieved 2012-01-12 .