Under 18 Women's World Hockey Championship: Amazing tournament where the Worlds Best Under 18 Womens Hockey was displayed. The audience was vibrant and cheered on every team they watched. This was the most attended event in the 9 year history of the #u18WWC with record breaking crowds for tournament games and single games as well. The USA won the GOLD MEDAl game in OT against CANADA. To view pictures click here to enjoy
Niagara Lock Monsters: Their 2nd Home Season starts January 24th, 2016 so don't mix the exciting season that is starting up.. Follow the link for all the info
Niagara River Lions: The season has been amazing with the action on the court and the with the crowd attending. Follow the link for game date info
YEAR IN REVIEW:
Major concerts were announced with Johhny Reid on March 15th and Metric w/ Death Cab Cuite on March 22nd. Exciting news and thrilled to see how 2016 is shaping up. Tickets are on sale for both of those shows and of course all of our other events.
Free Holiday Skates: We are holding two free open to the public skates on Dec 29th and Dec 30th from 11am till 1pm. We are accepting non-perishable food items in support of community care and we have some surprises for all the guest when you arrive. We are also holding a Pre-Holiday buffet in the Club Lounge, you will need to pre-register by Dec 22nd.
Niagara River Lions: Opening game is Dec 27th and we can't wait to start the season. Come be apart of their first game.
Box Office: We are staying open later for those last second stocking stuffer ideas.
Light Of Day Event: 4,000 people attended the 9th year of Light of Day Canada charity event with proceeds going to Parkinson Research, Shaver Hospital and Micheal J Fox charity. Amazing support acts from as far as California, New Jersey and Pittsburgh and headliner Blue Rodeo. Check the Galleries for more photos.
Skate Niagara Returns: For the 2nd year Skate Niagara will be returning to Meridian Centre on February 26th, 2016 with Canadian Performers Kurt Browning, Kirsten Moore-Towers, Scott and Tessa, Javier Fernadez, Nam Ngyuen, Nancy Kerrigan and more TB. Tickets on Sale now at Ticket Master or our Box Office.
Under 18 Women's Hockey: We are about 3 months away before Meridian Centre and St.Catharines welcomes the WORLD Under 18 Women's Hockey from Jan 8 - 15th, 2016. Ticket packages are available for purchase so be apart of something special.
Halloween On Ice: What an amazing event with close to 2000 people to watch a Star Games presents Nancy Kerrigan Halloween on Ice Skating event with Top USA National/World Champions along with Top Canada National Champs and of course World Champion Kurt Browning. Check our Gallery for more pictures.
The Next Step Dance: The family show that Niagara wanted is now stopping in February in 2016. This Wild Rhythm Tour Next Step Dance that airs on Friday's on the Family Channel with Teen Dancers tickets are now on Sale. Click here for more info
Niagara River Lions: Home schedule was announced so check it out.
Niagara Lock Monsters: Home Schedule was announced go check it out.
Niagara Ice Dogs: The Boys are Back in Town and full hockey season is happening. Be sure to check out a HOME game to cheer on your Niagara Ice Dogs
One YEAR Anniversary: Oct 10th was our 1 Year Anniversary with an Open Free Public Skate and Free Cake and goodies for all that attended
Niagara Lock Monsters: They have announced their 2016 schedule and they have added an additional home game so now there are 5 chances to see CLAX Lacrosse at the Meridian Centre.
Niagara Ice Dogs: On the weekend of Sept 18th we had two exhibition games of the Niagara Ice Dogs which they won 4-0 and lost 2-1. The Ice Dogs were ranked 3rd overall in Pre-Season and looks like many players from last year squad is going to be on this year squad. Looks like an exciting year for the Niagara Ice Dogs. HOME OPENER is October 1st
Niagara River Lions: Held their launch event on Sept 20th and the event was a success with over 500 people attending. The launch was to show everyone the brand new basketball court plus the seating that is available plus the LIONS DEN. Tickets are now on sale through www.ticketmaster.ca and as a bonus there is NO ADDITIONAL FEES when purchasing tickets.
August 20th: #BuickStudents test drive event took place in the front parking lot of the Meridian Centre. The beginning of the day was very rainy but everyone stayed positive and the day became really nice with lots of people coming for test drives. There was over a 100 test drives which raised over $2,000 for musical instruments for DSBN academy and Music Counts. Here was an article about the Test Drive Event.
August 20th: #HNSIC, Hockey Night in St. Catharines 6 was a great sucess for their first season at the Meridian Centre. The roster pool of players was quite amazing with Current/Ex NHL players against the Ice Dogs Current and Alumni players with special guest Ron Maclean from CBC and Darly Sutter coach of the LA KINGS dropping the puck. The charity event had over 1500 in attendance and raised over $300,000, which is the most they have ever raised in a single game and now in the past 6 years this event has raised over $1 Million dollars for United Way.