Powerade Centre Canada, Brampton

Powerade Centre

The Powerade Centre 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.

The venue was once scheduled to host the wrestling events of the 2015 Pan-American Games.

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

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. Fans cannot walk all the way around the arena in a circle because the loading dock, storage and building operations are located in that part of the building.

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.