Charles V. Keating Arena

The Charles V. Keating Centre is a state-of-the-art recreation centre. Host to the AUS Hockey Championships, the Keating Centre features two NHL-size arenas (200' x 85') with full dehumidification.

The Main Arena (17,500 sq. feet) hosts major competitions and has seating for 1500 spectators. There are three hospitality viewing suites overlooking the ice surface, along with a VIP viewing balcony and private room to accommodate 40 people. There is a full service media platform (accommodating up to 100 people).

Stadium seats in the Keating arena

Adjacent to the main arena, the Auxiliary Arena hosts summer camps, recreational skating and family skates. It is also used as a practice facility for sporting events and it is surrounded by an indoor running track.

Ten dressing rooms with private restroom and showers and private access to the arenas occupy the hallways between each ice surface.

The first floor of the Keating Centre houses a fitness and recreation centre consisting of two dance studios with spring floors, an indoor running track, and a wellness centre with over 3300 sq. feet of state-of-the-art cardio and resistance equipment.

A hockey player holding a stick on the ice
A football team running onto the field with a flag
Hallway in the Keating Centre


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4130 University Ave
Antigonish NS B2G 2W5