Robert F. Hyland Performance Arena

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Robert F. Hyland
Performance Arena
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Location Saint Charles, Missouri
Coordinates 38°47′21″N 90°30′13″W / 38.78912°N 90.50352°W / 38.78912; -90.50352Coordinates: 38°47′21″N 90°30′13″W / 38.78912°N 90.50352°W / 38.78912; -90.50352
Owner Lindenwood University
Operator Lindenwood University
Capacity 3,270
Construction
Opened 1997
Architect Hastings & Chivetta Architects Inc.[1]
Tenants
Lindenwood Lions (NCAA)

Robert F. Hyland Performance Arena or Hyland Performance Arena is a multi-purpose basketball arena in Saint Charles, Missouri.[2] The arena opened in 1997 and is home to the Lindenwood University Lions men's and women's basketball, women's gymnastics,[3] men's & women's volleyball, men's & women's wrestling, olympic weightlifting, table tennis, and spirit squads.[4] The facility also includes the athletic department offices. Hyland Arena currently seats 3,000 spectators plus and additional 270 in Luxury box seating.[5] It was named after Robert Hyland who was the chairman of the Lindenwood board for many years and was also the CBS Regional Vice President and General Manager of radio station KMOX in St. Louis, Missouri for four decades.[6]

Lindenwood has explored the possibility of acquiring the nearby 10,000-seat Family Arena in a proposed deal that would give Saint Charles County the museum and property of the Daniel Boone Home owned by the University in exchange for the arena.[7] Although the President of the university stated that the option hasn't been ruled out in the future.[8] Lindenwood currently uses the Family Arena for convocation events[9]

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