809 French Street
Erie, PA 16501
The Erie Insurance Arena is a multi-purpose indoor arena in the downtown area of Erie, Pennsylvania. The arena gives Erie the ability to host a wide range of sports events such as professional ice hockey, professional basketball, and indoor football. The arena is home to the Erie Otters of the Ontario Hockey League and the Erie BayHawks of the NBA G-League and current affiliate of the New Orleans Pelicans. The facility comes equipped with eight team locker rooms and can seat 6,700 people for ice hockey and 6,900 people for basketball. A recent $47 million restoration and expansion project was completed to include additional seating and restrooms and enlarged concourse areas. The arena has successfully hosted events such as the Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling Championships, the 2011 NCAA Women’s Frozen Four National Ice Hockey Championship and the 2014 NCAA Women’s Division II Basketball Elite Eight.