|Location|| 248 W. Fremont St|
Stockton, CA 95203
|Broke ground||May 2003|
|Opened||December 2, 2005|
|Owner||City of Stockton|
|Operator||International Facilities Group|
|Construction cost||$63 million|
|Tenants|| Stockton Thunder (ECHL) (2005-present) |
Stockton Lightning (Arena Football) (2006-present)
Stockton Cougars (Major Indoor Soccer League /Professional Arena Soccer League) (2005-present)
|Capacity|| 10,050 hockey, indoor soccer|
Stockton Arena is an indoor arena in Stockton, California. It is primarily used for ice hockey, indoor soccer and arena football. It is the home arena of the Stockton Thunder ECHL Hockey team, Stockton Cougars Professional Arena Soccer League team and Stockton Lightning Arena football team. It opened in December 2005 and seats approximately 10,000 people. The arena at maximum capacity can seat 11,800 people. The Stockton Arena is part of a waterfront entertainment center which includes Banner Island Ballpark, the home of the Stockton Ports minor league baseball team.
Construction delays caused the California Cougars and Stockton Thunder to play on extended road trips during the beginning of their 2005/2006 season.
The Stockton Arena hosted the 2008 ECHL All-Star game.
- Stockton Arena homepage. Retrieved on February 26, 2006.