About Sleeman Centre
This modern, well equipped 5,000-seat facility is an ideal choice for sporting and family events, trade shows, conferences, large-scale concerts and public ceremonial events. The facility features a wide, horseshoe shaped concourse that allows fans uninterrupted views of the action on the ice. Since opening its doors in September 2000, the Sleeman Centre has served as home to the 2013-14 Ontario Hockey League Champions, the Guelph Storm, and since 2009, the Canadian junior team and Guelph Hurricanes. It has also hosted a variety of special events including Professional on Ice skating shows, various concerts including The Tragically Hip, Hedley and Great Big Sea, and competitions such as Founders Cup – Jr B Lacrosse National Championships, Capital One Grand Slam of Curling and Kia Cup Men’s Provincial Curling Championships as well as The Roller Derby Association of Canada’s Eastern Championship Tournament. A well-used community facility, Sleeman Centre is a popular venue for groups such as Stanley Stick Hockey Association, Guelph Figure Skating Club, the Guelph Minor Hockey, Guelph Girls Hockey Association and more. The Centre is also home to major public gatherings, such as the annual Remembrance Day Service, organized by the Royal Canadian Legion Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch 234 and Ladies Auxiliary.