Recently opened in September of 2016, the Rough Rider Events Center is the world’s largest community sports facility under one roof. The Events Center provides facilities for community recreation, theatre and concerts as well as a multitude of convention center resources. Recreation facilities include two ice sheets for hockey, a multi-purpose fieldhouse for basketball, volleyball and baseball with indoor turf for off season practice.
The gymnastics club is now located in the building providing opportunities for growth within the community. The swimming pool area includes a leisure pool with slide, offering year round water recreation; a six (6) lane competition pool allows for planned growth. Support facilities for the swimming pool area include a party room, family locker rooms and standard locker room facilities. The main arena provides seating for up to 3,200 spectators depending on the event and can be modified for theatre and concert events up to 3,000.
Completion Date: 2016
Size: 245,194 sq. ft. new construction
Construction Cost: $92.4 M
"You deserve a huge thank you for what you did for us. This was an immense undertaking and your guidance and advice were exactly what we needed. We were incredibly blessed to have JLG as our architect!" Curt Moen, City Planner