Coordinates: 42°58′01″N 85°53′23″W / 42.966837°N 85.889794°W / 42.966837; -85.889794

GVSU Fieldhouse
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LocationNorth Campus Drive, Allendale, Michigan 49401
OwnerGrand Valley State University
OperatorGrand Valley State University
Grand Valley State Lakers men's and women's basketball and volleyball (NCAA)

GVSU Fieldhouse Arena is a 4,200-seat indoor arena located in Allendale, Michigan, a suburb of Grand Rapids, on the campus of Grand Valley State University. It was built in the early 1980s as the home of the Grand Valley State University Lakers basketball and volleyball teams, as it remains to this day. The current fieldhouse replaced the former one when the roof of the "Dome" over the arena became unstable and was condemned.[1][2]

The 300,000-square-foot (28,000 m2) fieldhouse was created as a multipurpose facility; in addition to intercollegiate events, it is also used for intramural sports, trade shows, meetings, conventions, commencement ceremonies and concerts. The arena seats up to 5,900 for concerts; the arena floor measures 45,000 square feet (4,200 m2). It is located in the northwest part of campus along with most all other athletics facilities.[2]

Laker NationEdit

Laker Nation, Grand Valley's student section for all sports, typically has a large attendance present at sporting events held in the GVSU Fieldhouse Arena.

Notable performancesEdit

(Former and present fieldhouse)



  1. ^ a b "Everyday People" Grand Valley Magazine, Accessed July 12, 2009.
  2. ^ a b "The Campuses - acalog ACMS". Grand Valley State University. Retrieved July 19, 2010.

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