City of Ottawa Civic Centre Arena

Civic Centre Arena

Civic Centre Address: 1015 Bank Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 3W7Phone: (613) 580 2429

Ottawa-Civic-CentreThe Ottawa Civic Centre is an indoor arena located in Ottawa, Ontario, seating 9,862. With temporary seating and standing room it can hold 10,585. It is a multi-purpose building that hosts an impressive variety of commercial stage shows, international competitions and major sporting events.

Facility Specifications

Arena seating capacity 9,836
Ceiling height 45 feet
Total square feet (arena floor) 17,000
Total square feet (arena concourse) 50,000
Type of floor Concrete
Floor load (pounds per sq. ft) 100
Electricity (volts) 600 amps
Freight Door Dimensions 16 feet x 16 feet
Utilities Water


The Civic Centre opened in December 1967, it is used primarily for sports, including curling, figure skating, ice hockey and lacrosse. The arena has hosted Canadian and world championships in figure skating and ice hockey, including the first women’s world ice hockey championship in 1990. Canadian championships in curling have also been hosted at the arena.

The arena is also used for concerts and conventions. It has also been used for Ottawa SuperEX events and exhibits.

Until 2012, the arena was the home of the Ottawa 67’s of the OHL. The team plans to return to the arena after reconstruction at Lansdowne is complete.

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