Peterson Gym

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Peterson Gym
Location San Diego, California
Owner San Diego State University
Operator San Diego State University
Capacity 3,668
Opened 1961

San Diego State Aztecs
basketball 1961-2007
volleyball 1961-present
gymnastics 1961-present

San Diego Conquistadors (ABA)

Peterson Gym is a 3,668 seat multi-purpose arena in San Diego, California. It opened in 1961. It was home to the San Diego State University Aztecs basketball teams until Cox Arena (now known as the Viejas Arena) opened in 1997. Peterson Gym is currently the home of SDSU's varsity women's volleyball team.

In 1972-73, Peterson Gym was home of the American Basketball Association expansion San Diego Conquistadors. The Conquistadors were coached by Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame inductee and Boston Celtics great K.C. Jones. The team finished with a 30-54 record.[1][2][3]

Inside the arena, there are classrooms for lectures.


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Coordinates: 32°46′27″N 117°04′37″W / 32.774249°N 117.07682°W / 32.774249; -117.07682