Brock Badgers V Toronto Varsity Blues

Jan 11, 2020

The Brock Badgers are primed to take over Niagara’s largest arena with edge-of-your-seat basketball and an energetic fan experience.

The women’s and men’s basketball teams will host a Paint the Meridian Red doubleheader at the Meridian Centre in downtown St. Catharines on Saturday, Jan. 11. The women’s game will tip off at 6 p.m. with the men to follow at 8 p.m.

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$10 - $25 +fees

Important Details

  • Doors: open at 5:00 PM
  • Women's tip off: 6:00 PM
  • Men's tip off: 8:00 PM
  • No back packs or bags over 12 inches x 12 inches x 12 inches. Soft-sided bags only.
  • Arriving without a bag will speed up the entry process
  • Walk-Through Metal DetectorsRemove keys, cameras, cell phones, sunglasses from pockets.
  • Please read ALL of our entry policies below

Where to Enter

  • Main lobby (box office)
  • North (Rankin) Bridge


  • On-site parking is limited to accessible spaces with a government-issued permit
  • There is a drop-off zone at the Front of the Meridian Centre
  • Shuttle busses from Bock to Meridian Centre available before and after event

Where to Park:

The downtown core of St. Catharines is the ideal place to park while giving you easy access to the Meridian Centre. We recommend the Ontario Street Garage or the Carlisle Street Garage (public lot entrance located on Carlisle Street). A special parking fee of $5.00 - $10.00 may apply during events.

Metal Detectors

Entry to events will require that you walk through a metal detector. Upon approaching metal detector:

  • Remove: Keys, Cameras, Cell Phones, Sunglasses
  • Do not remove: Belts, Coins, Wallets, Watches & Jewelry, Shoes, Jackets

Entry Policies

  • Outside food, drink, or alcohol is prohibited.
  • No back packs or any bags over 12 inches x 12 inches x 12 inches. Soft-sided bags only. 
  • No bikes, scooters, skateboards or strollers are permitted into the facility.
  • Small collapsible umbrellas up to 12 inches in length are permitted.
  • Bag search and inspection of all items carried into the facility is a condition of entry. Meridian Centre Staff reserves the right to refuse admittance of any item deemed hazardous, inappropriate, offensive or suspicious. Guests with inadmissible items will be required to return items to their vehicles prior to admittance. Patrons leaving items such as large umbrellas for pick-up at the end of the evening do so at their own risk. Confiscated items will not be returned.
  • There is no re-entry.
  • Meridian Centre is a non-smoking property. Smoking or vaping in or around the premises may result in ejection. 
  • Intoxicated patrons will be refused entry.
  • Children must be supervised by an adult.
  • Only service animals are permitted into the facility.
  • Staff is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  • Lost and Found Information: please call 905-684-8400 with a description of the item as well as the date you attended. 
  • By entering the Meridian Centre, patrons consent to being photographed, audio and video recorded which may be used for publication or reproduction on websites, social media, or any other purposes pertaining to the venue. 

Complete policy and procedure manual located here

During events, parking at the Meridian Centre is limited to accessible spots with a government issued permit. However, there are some easy parking options available in the downtown core. Visit our Parking page for specifics.

Take as many pictures and videos as your heart desires. Don't forget to tag the Meridian Centre!

There are no upcoming showings at this time.