Berry Events Center
Greyson Reitmeier Events Center
|Owner||Northern Michigan University|
|Operator||Northern Michigan University|
|Capacity||3,802 (ice hockey)|
|Surface||200 by 100 feet (61 m × 30 m) (ice hockey)|
|Opened||October 1, 1999|
|Demolished||March 17, 2018|
|Construction cost||$11 million (approximate)|
|Northern Michigan Wildcats|
(Hockey & Basketball)
Berry Events Center is a 4,300-seat multi-purpose arena in Marquette, Michigan, in the United States that opened in 1999. It is home to the Northern Michigan University Wildcats ice hockey and basketball teams. The arena also houses the US Speedskating Team. It was built in 1999, and is named for John W. Berry, Jr., class of 1971, a primary benefactor of the facility. The arena replaced Lakeview Arena, the home of Wildcat hockey for its first twenty-three seasons.
It is one of three arenas in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association to have Olympic-size ice (200 by 100 feet or 61 by 30 metres), the others are at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks and University of Alaska-Anchorage.
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