Prospera Place, formerly known as Skyreach Place, is a 6,886-seat multi-purpose arena, in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. It replaced Kelowna Memorial Arena, which is still in use for smaller events.
Interior of Propera Place
|Former names||Skyreach Place (1999–2003)|
Prospera Place (2003–present)
|Location||1223 Water Street|
Kelowna, British Columbia
Hockey: 5,507; 6,286 (with standing room)
|Broke ground||August 9, 1998|
|Opened||August 28, 1999|
|Construction cost||$24 million|
($34.5 million in 2018 dollars)
|Architect||ICR Projects Inc.|
|Structural engineer||Weiler Smith Bowers|
|Services engineer||Matteotti Yoneda Associates Ltd.|
|General contractor||RG Construction, Ltd.|
|Kelowna Rockets (WHL) (1999–present)|
Opened in 1999, it is home to the Kelowna Rockets hockey club.
The arena has hosted concerts by many famous artists, spanning many different genres.
The So You Think You Can Dance Canada Tour came to the arena in 2009 and 2010.
A multi-story parking garage is situated nearby, as well as a private parking lot made available by the arena for attendants who have purchased a parking pass.
- Canadian inflation numbers based on Statistics Canada tables 18-10-0005-01 (formerly CANSIM 326-0021) "Consumer Price Index, annual average, not seasonally adjusted". Statistics Canada. Retrieved March 6, 2019. and 18-10-0004-13 "Consumer Price Index by product group, monthly, percentage change, not seasonally adjusted, Canada, provinces, Whitehorse, Yellowknife and Iqaluit". Statistics Canada. Retrieved March 6, 2019.
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