Top 10 Canadian Sports Arenas

Check out the top places to play sports north of the border.

Jennifer Coxby Jennifer Cox

NHL season may have wrapped up but CFL is just getting started, and there's always a host of other sporting events and concerts that keep these top 10 Canadian sports arenas packed all year long.


Air Canada Centre, Toronto

Home to the Toronto Maple Leafs Hockey Club, Toronto Raptors Basketball Club and the Toronto Rock Lacrosse Team, the Air Canada Centre recently celebrated its tenth anniversary, having first opened its doors in February 1999.


Bell Centre, Montreal

Since its inauguration in 1996 under the name Molson Centre, the home of the Montreal Canadiens attracts more than 1 million spectators to their hockey games, while 650,000 people walk through the doors to watch over 120 shows.


Scotiabank Place, Ottawa

It's not only the place to be to catch NHL Senators' games in the nation's capital region but it's also the most popular concert venue in the city as well.


MTS Centre, Winnipeg

True North Sports & Entertainment Limited is the owner of the Manitoba Moose and is the owner, developer and operator of Winnipeg’s downtown multi-purpose sports and entertainment centre.


Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver

Accommodating more than 15,000, the Pacific Coliseum is the largest building within the Hastings Park complex and provides am awesome setting for events such as ice shows, boxing, basketball, hockey, concerts, circuses, large assemblies, and trade and consumer shows.


Rexall Place, Edmonton

Rexall Place is home to the Edmonton Oilers, winners of five Stanley Cups and the team who boasted one of the greatest players of all time: Wayne Gretzky.


Halifax Metro Centre, Halifax

Halifax Metro Centre is located on Brunswick Street in the heart of Downtown Halifax, just below the old Town Clock and Halifax Citadel National Historic Site, and plays host to slews of events every year.


Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary

For over two decades the Scotiabank Saddledome has been Calgary's answer to premier events, with NHL hockey, other sporting events, concerts, and more.


Colisée Pepsi, Quebec City

An arena of significant size, the Pepsi Coliseum has been the venue for cultural and sports events in Quebec for over 60 years. Originally designed for professional hockey matches, it has become ‘the preferred place’ for a variety of events and shows, and welcomes nearly a million spectators a year.


Credit Union Centre, Saskatoon

Credit Union Centre was opened in February of 1988 with a seating capacity of around 7800, and it was later expanded to 11,300 for the World Junior Hockey Championships in 1990.