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Venue information - Geelong Arena

The Geelong Arena is regions largest multi use Sports and Entertainment venue hosting a wide variety of community, sport and entertainment events all year round.

The venue houses four purpose built basketball courts, inclusive of the Showcourt/Auditorium suitable for local through international sport competitions and events.

The auditorium's versatility with portable carpet options and tiered seating has attracted a variety of events.

The fully licensed venue has catering facilities, plenty of parking and is situated opposite North Geelong railway station which is convenient for out of town and local visitors.

The facility is recognised as the 'Home of Geelong Basketball' with the Geelong Supercats and Basketball Geelong as major users.


Arena event modes

Facilities hire

Environment

During Sustainability Victoria’s Waste Wise Program, our venue was bronze accredited.

Waste Wise was a practical, step-by-step program inspiring Victorians to minimise waste and maximise the efficient use of valuable resources. Joining Waste Wise was entirely voluntary and there were no costs involved in participation.

We are committed to participating in future programs and reducing waste in all areas of our operations.

Visit Sustainability Victoria's webpage to see what you can do to help the environment.


Frequently asked questions

Is there a swimming pool at the Geelong Arena?

No - The Geelong Arena does not have swimming pool facilities. Please see our Swim Sport and Leisure venues to locate your nearest swimming pool.

Can the Geelong Arena be hired for birthday party’s?

Make your enquiry to our team at Geelong Arena by phone on 03 5278 3092  or via email geelongarena@geelongcity.vic.gov.au.

What public amenities are available at the Geelong Arena?

Toilets, pay phone, café and bar facilities, ATM.


What do I do if I’ve lost something at the Arena?

If an item is lost during a Basketball Geelong game, please call 03 5277 1388.

For all other lost property please call the Arena office on 03 5278 3092.


Can I purchase food and beverage at the Geelong Arena?

Yes, the Arena Café located on ground level is open most evenings and during Basketball Geelong season and major events. Selling a large variety of hot and cold food, drinks including hot beverages. Geelong Arena supports healthy options and traffic light system.

On level 2 we have the functions room and sports bar. With an overview of the auditorium, this facility is most popular for pre show drinks and a chat.

The Arena Bar is open for certain events (please call the office to confirm open times)


Are there licensed bars available?

Yes. The Arena has both a sporting/cultural licence and a general licence which allows alcohol sales in almost all areas within the venue. 

The Arena also support events for all ages and provides an alcohol free environment on request.


Can I bring a pram or stroller to the Arena?

Yes. Prams and strollers are welcome, please follow signs per event for storage locations which ensure aisle ways and egress is kept clear.


Is the Geelong Arena a non-smoking environment?

Yes.



Page last updated: Wednesday, 28 June 2017
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