Credit Union iPlex

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Credit Union iPlex
Former names Centennial Civic Centre (1967–2008)
Location 2001 Chaplin Street East
Swift Current, Saskatchewan
S9H 5A8
Owner City of Swift Current
Operator City of Swift Current
Capacity Ice hockey: 2,879 (3,239 with standing room)
Surface Hockey
Construction
Broke ground April 5, 1965[1]
Opened January 24, 1967[2]
Expanded 2007-2008
Construction cost C$750,000[2]
($5.25 million in 2016 dollars[3])
Architect R. B. Ramsay[4]
General contractor Rittinger Construction Company, Ltd.[4]
Tenants
Swift Current Broncos (WHL) (1967–1974, 1986–present)
Swift Current Rampage (PGLL) (2003–present)
Swift Current Legionnaires (SMAAAHL)

The Credit Union iPlex is a 2,879-seat multi-purpose arena in Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada. The arena was built in 1967 as a Canadian Centennial project and originally known as the Centennial Civic Centre. In 2007, Swift Current city council approved a $14 million expansion to the Centennial Civic Centre. Construction of the hockey/curling complex was completed in the fall of 2007.

It is home to the Swift Current Broncos ice hockey team, Home Hardware AAA Midget Legionnaires ice hockey team, and Swift Current Rampage lacrosse team, it hosted the 2010 World Women's Curling Championship as well as the 2016 Ford World Women's Curling Championship.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mayor Turns Sod for Civic Centre". Leader-Post. Regina. April 6, 1965. Retrieved October 18, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Jacobs, Elaine (January 25, 1967). "Opening of Civic Centre Climax to Years of Work". Leader-Post. Regina. Retrieved October 18, 2013. 
  3. ^ Canadian inflation numbers based on Statistics Canada. "Consumer Price Index, historical summary". CANSIM, table (for fee) 326-0021 and Catalogue nos. 62-001-X, 62-010-X and 62-557-X. And Consumer Price Index, by province (monthly) (Canada) Last modified 2016-01-22. Retrieved March 2, 2016
  4. ^ a b "Civic Centre Contract Let". Leader-Post. Regina. March 13, 1965. Retrieved October 17, 2013. 

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Coordinates: 50°17′12″N 107°46′17″W / 50.286652°N 107.7715°W / 50.286652; -107.7715