The Progressive Auto Sales Arena opened its doors in September 1998 and serves as one of the region’s major sites for sporting, entertainment and consumer show industries. The facility features two OHL sized ice pads, a full service restaurant overlooking two ice rinks, 43 corporate suites and seats up to 5,500 people.
The Progressive Auto Sales Arena has been host to Musical Legends such as The Beach Boys,Elton John, Alice Cooper, Lou Gramm and Charley Pride. World Class Figure Skating Shows including “The Great Skate” featuring Elvis Stojko and Victor Petrenko, “Dreams on Ice” featuring Lloyd Isabelle Brasseur and the “Holiday Festival on Ice” starring Kurt Browning have also taken to the ice at the Progressive Auto Sales Arena. Look for all of the exciting new events scheduled for the upcoming year in our event calendar!
The wide-screen Sting Video Wall is an eight-sided video score clock mounted at centre ice and highly visible from all areas of the bowl. It is complete with four large video panels to see play by plays, replays, commercials, concert videos, etc. While on the subject of technology, the Progressive Auto Sales Arena’s in-house sound system features concert quality sound that is suitable for special events announcing, seat-side presentations, music and audio and commercials.
Progressive Auto Sales Arena Theatre
Through the support of RBC Financial Group, the Progressive Auto Sales Arena is excited to partner with RBC in providing a new theatre format within the Progressive Auto Sales Arena, the ‘RBC Theatre at the Progressive Auto Sales Arena’. This new venue for the Sarnia-Lambton community provides a scaleable building format to attract entertainment prospects of a different variety than have ever been seen at the Progressive Auto Sales Arena. Theatrical plays, comedy, speakers and more will now have the opportunity to perform for appropriately sized audiences while taking advantage of all that the Progressive Auto Sales Arena has to offer, in the form of professional amenities.
Additionally, the ‘RBC Theatre at the Progressive Auto Sales Arena’ will be able to offer a multimedia experience unlike anything else available in Sarnia. An investment of technology will allow audio-visual spectacles ranging from feature film presentations to satellite-fed speaker productions.
Progressive Auto Sales Arena Fast Facts
|Address:||1455 London Rd., Sarnia, Ontario, N7S 1P6|
|Location:||Beside Lambton College, in between London Rd. and Wellington St., just off Highway 40/Modeland, South of 402.|