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WFCU Centre, Windsor

Categories: Fun & Games
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4.6/5 based on 30+ reviews on the web
The WFCU Centre is a sports-entertainment centre in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. It opened on December 11, 2008, and it is named after the Windsor Family Credit Union, a local financial institution. It is located in the east end of the city, northeast of the intersection of Tecumseh and Lauzon Roads.The WFCU Centre was built, in part, to be the new home of the city's Ontario Hockey League team, the Windsor Spitfires, replacing the 84-year-old Windsor Arena.Ownership and managementThe WFCU Centre is owned by the City of Windsor. City council approved the project on October 4, 2006, and the groundbreaking ceremony took place on January 22, 2007. The WFCU Centre is managed by Ed Snider's Comcast Spectacor, a Philadelphia-based company, which also operates more than 120 other arenas, stadiums and convention centres including the Wells Fargo Centre in Philadelphia.Seating and ticketingApproximate capacities: 6,500 - Hockey 7,000 - Basketball 6,500 - End stage concert 3,000 – Theatre mode 2,100 - Family show mode 7,500 - Centre stage concert In addition to the standard end stage configuration for large concerts, the arena can be set up to accommodate touring Broadway shows or smaller concerts in its theatre mode. The theatre mode features a small, intimate atmosphere.
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  • Awesome place to take your kids to play hockey and other sports. Recently added aquatic facility to it. Took my boys there. Loved it. Recommended. 
  • Beautiful place for children to learn martial marts, skating, hockey and the newest addition, their swimming pool. A must see for whole family. 
  • WFCU centre did it again with its presentation of OVO from Cirque de Soliel. I strongly recommend seeing this show. The entertainers are incredible and the show is clever and funny. A great night out ...  read more »
  • bad location. no hotels nearby. closest restaurants are not walking distance. Who did the planning to have this area built here?
  • Nice venue. Have been there for a show and a hockey game as well as craft shows, etc. only complaint is that there is only one exit in the parking lot so when a big event finishes it takes a while to get out
  • The WFCU CENTRE is a great place to practice your figure skating on Fridays from 12:15 PM to 3:05 PM EST. The rink is never overly damp. The ice is condition is perfect for skating, not too hard or soft.
  • Went to Hedley concert here, venue was nice and clean. Really enjoyed the concert.
  • They need to open more food vendors and bathrooms. Went to a show here and they only had two food stands open and two bathrooms.
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