The brand new, state of the art Langley Event Centre opened its doors on June 13, 2009 and is quickly becoming a sought after sporting facility. It is the home to the Willoughby Community Centre and 8 sports teams including Langley Gymnastics, BCHL Langley Rivermen, Trinity Western University Spartans Athletics and the IBL Vancouver Titans.
Within this 250,000 square foot facility there is a 5,000 seat arena, a triple gymnasium, a 20,000 square foot, certified gymnastics training area and a 500 seat banquet hall. The event centre also houses its own ticketing system as well as in-house food service, 11 team rooms, 3 multi-purpose rooms, concessions, sports medical centre, fitness centre and 1,350 onsite parking stalls.
The centre hosts tournaments in hockey, lacrosse, basketball, volleyball and gymnastics, and is adjacent to the Willoughby Community Park, with its outdoor sporting facilities.
- Arena bowl (seating for up to 6,000 depending on event configuration) featuring configurations for hockey, lacrosse, figure skating shows, basketball, volleyball, and five different concert setups
- Triple gymnasium (including a 1,100 or 2,200 seat spectator configuration) with 3 full size basketball and volleyball courts
- Exhibition and banquet centre (banquet seating for up to 500 people) including a commercial kitchen
- Willoughby Community Centre (including fitness centre and multipurpose rooms)
- Indoor walking surface
- New 20,000 square foot home of the Langley Gymnastics Foundation
- 18,500 square feet of leased commercial retail and office space
- Visitor Information Centre and Tourism Langley offices
- Future Community Police Office
- Proud to feature the use of BC Forest products throughout the development area
- Located within Willoughby Community Park (including two artificial turf playing fields, three natural grass playing fields, water park, playground, and picnic areas)
- 1,350 onsite parking stalls
Sport Langley encourages sport tourism within Langley and demonstrates to Sport Organizations that Langley believes in the value of sport and recreation and is willing to support efforts to bring quality world-class events to our community.
Sport Langley is able to help in several ways:
• Liaison with facilities, parks, sport associations, accommodations, volunteers, transportation, catering
• Provide financial and in-kind support
• Assist in determining the economic impact of your event
• Access to an image bank
• Letters of endorsement from key stakeholders in the community
To ensure Langley is the best choice for your event please contact Sport Langley and they will be happy to meet with you to discuss the possibility of hosting your event.
Home of the BC Hockey League Langley Chiefs
Home of Trinity Western University Spartans Athletics
Home of the International Basketball League Vancouver Titans
2009 BC Gymnastics Championships
2010 BC Summer Games
2011 World Junior A Challenge - Hockey
2012 Canada Cup - Trampoline and Tumbling