Wachs Arena

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Barnett Center
Location Aberdeen, SD
Owner Northern State University
Operator Northern State University
Capacity 8,057 (Arena)
Surface Multi-surface
Construction
Broke ground 1986
Opened 1987
Renovated 2011
Tenants
Northern State University: (Men's & Women's Basketball, and Volleyball)
South Dakota State "B" Boys Basketball (1989-present)

The Wachs Arena is an 8,057 seat multi-purpose arena in Aberdeen, South Dakota. The Wachs Arena is home to the Don Meyer Court, named after long-time winning coach Don Meyer. The Arena is located in the Barrentt Center; which holds swimming pool, raquetball courts, wrestling room, weight room, training room, auxiliary gym, eight locker rooms, classrooms and offices. An 160-meter indoor track and a wooden basketball courts.[1] It was the Home of a Presidential visit to the Area by President George W. Bush October 31, 2002[2]

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Coordinates: 45°26′59.20″N 98°28′49.36″W / 45.4497778°N 98.4803778°W / 45.4497778; -98.4803778