Steel Aréna

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Steel Aréna
Logo Steel Aréna.png
Steel Aréna Košice (SVK) 2.jpg
LocationNerudova 12
040 01 Košice, Slovakia
Coordinates48°42′53″N 21°14′53″E / 48.71472°N 21.24806°E / 48.71472; 21.24806Coordinates: 48°42′53″N 21°14′53″E / 48.71472°N 21.24806°E / 48.71472; 21.24806
OwnerU. S. Steel Košice
Capacity8,378
Construction
OpenedFebruary 24, 2006
Construction costSKK 730 million ($ 17.6 million in 2006 dollars,[1] $ 22.4 million in 2019 dollars[2])[3]
Tenants
HC Košice (2006–present)
Slovak Men's National Ice Hockey Team (2006–present)

Steel Aréna – Košický štadión L. Trojáka (English: Steel Arena – Ladislav Troják Stadium in Košice) is the home arena of the ice hockey club HC Košice. Its capacity is 8,343.

The arena opened on February 24, 2006, and was named in honor of the general sponsor of the club, U. S. Steel Košice (a member of the United States Steel Corporation) and also in honor of Ladislav Troják, a Košice-born hockey player who was the first Slovak to win the World Championship with the Czechoslovakian national team.

Notable events[edit]

Sport[edit]

An overview of some sport events:

2007
2008
  • 2008 European Junior Wrestling Championships
2009
  • 2009 World Championship in Bodybuilding
2011
2019

Music[edit]

Transport[edit]

Steel Arena is located near the historical center of Košice, near Štúrova Street.

Service Stop Line
Bus Krajský súd 10, 11, 20L, 21, 23, 25, 32, 52, 56
Tram Zimný Štadión 6, R1, R3, R4

The arena includes a parking deck with space for 496 cars. An additional 524 parking spaces are available at the OC Galeria shopping center, approximately 500 m away.

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tables of historical exchange rates to the United States dollar
  2. ^ Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–". Retrieved January 1, 2020.
  3. ^ "Košická Steel Aréna slávnostne otvorená + fotogaléria!" (in Slovak). HC Košice. Archived from the original on March 15, 2013.

External links[edit]

Media related to Steel Aréna at Wikimedia Commons