CAA Centre

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CAA Centre
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Former names Brampton Centre for Sports and Entertainment (1998–2005)
Powerade Centre (2005–2018)
Location 7575 Kennedy Road
Brampton, ON
Owner City of Brampton
Operator Realstar, Inc.
Capacity Hockey or basketball 5,000
Concerts 3,800
Surface Multi-surface
Broke ground June 1997
Opened September 11, 1998
Construction cost $26.5 million
Architect Brisbin Brook Beynon, Architects
General contractor Edilcan Construction Corporation
Brampton Beast (ECHL) (2013–present)
Brampton Inferno (CLax) (2012–2013)
Peel Avengers (CLax) (2012)
Brampton Excelsiors (MSL) (1999–2014)
Brampton Excelsiors (OJALL) (1999–2014)
Brampton Battalion (OHL) (1998–2013)
Bramalea Blues (OPJHL) (2008–2010)
Brampton A's (NBL) (2013–2015)
Canada World Kabaddi Cup
PCA Nationals (2007-Present)

The CAA Centre (formerly the Brampton Centre for Sports & Entertainment and the Powerade Centre)[1] is a 5,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. It was built in 1998, and officially opened the same year on October 7. Its main arena is home to the Brampton Beast of the ECHL and the Brampton Excelsiors lacrosse teams.

In the main arena the seats are purple, with private suites located around the top of seating area. The club seats are on the penalty box side of the arena. There is a video scoreboard that was added for the Brampton Beast's inaugural season. The concourse is horseshoe-shaped.

The main arena is part of larger community complex that includes three smaller ice pads and outdoor softball diamonds. It is located at 7575 Kennedy Road, on the south-side of the city, between Steeles Avenue and 407 ETR.

The stadium also annually hosts the Canadian International Kabaddi tournament, also called the Canada Kabaddi World Cup.


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External links

  • Official site

Coordinates: 43°40′01″N 79°42′31″W / 43.66701°N 79.70866°W / 43.66701; -79.70866

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