Infinite Energy Center
The Infinite Energy Center (formerly The Arena at Gwinnett Center, Gwinnett Civic Center Arena and commonly known as the Gwinnett Arena) is an indoor arena outside the city limits of Duluth, Georgia, within the Atlanta metropolitan area. The arena was an expansion to the Gwinnett Center, which also includes a performing arts center and a convention center. It is the home of the Atlanta Gladiators, an ice hockey team in the ECHL, and the Georgia Swarm, a professional box lacrosse team in the National Lacrosse League.
Aerial view of arena
|Former names||Gwinnett Civic Center Arena (2003–2004)|
The Arena at Gwinnett Center (2004–2015)
|Address||6400 Sugarloaf Parkway|
|Capacity||Ice hockey: 11,355|
|Broke ground||June 26, 2001|
|Opened||February 16, 2003|
|Construction cost||$91.5 million|
($129 million in 2018 dollars)
|Project manager||National Sports Services|
|Structural engineer||Walter P Moore|
|General contractor||Holder Construction Co.|
|Georgia Force (AFL) (2003–2004, 2008, 2011–2012)|
Atlanta Gladiators (ECHL) (2003–present)
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (NCAA) (2011–2012)
Atlanta Steam (LFL) (2013–present)
Georgia Swarm (NLL) (2016–present)
- The arena's first event was an arena football game, featuring the Georgia Force – February 16, 2003
(The Force played here a total of five seasons, 2003–04, 2008, and 2011–12)
- Atlanta Gladiators (2003–present)
- Known by its county, Gwinnett, from 2003 to 2015, before changing to its current metropolitan name.
- The Georgia High School Basketball State Championships – 2004–present
- 2010 SEC Women's Basketball Tournament – March 4–7, 2010
- Bellator 88: Shlemenko vs. Falcão MMA – February 7, 2013
- Georgia High School Wrestling State Championships – 2004–present
- 2013 WNBA Finals – October 10, 2013
- UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Philippou – January 15, 2014
- Kellogg's Tour of Gymnastics Champions – October 29, 2016.
- Georgia Swarm, the relocated Minnesota Swarm National Lacrosse League franchise playing since 2016. 2017 NLL Champions.
- Professional Bull Riders Challenger Tour Championship (Built Ford Tough Series event) – November 20–22, 2009
- Eid-ul-Fitr Prayer – August 10, 2010
- Eid-ul-Adha Prayer – November 16, 2010
- Passion Conferences Christian held conference event aged to College students during January 2nd-4th in a sold-out arena of 13,000+.
- "2018-2019 NLL Media Guide" (PDF). National Lacrosse League.
- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Community Development Project. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–". Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Retrieved January 2, 2019.
- Walter P Moore Engineers - Gwinnett
- Arena Takes National Spotlight
- The Arena at Gwinnett Center Celebrates Five Years! in the Wiki Guide to Gwinnett
- "2016 Kellogg's Tour of Gymnastics Champions takes center stage beginning Sept. 15". usagym.org. Retrieved May 1, 2019.