The Classic Center Arena

The Classic Center Arena project will include the design and construction of a new public assembly facility/arena space and related areas to accommodate a permanent seating capacity of approximately 5,500.  

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The planning for The Classic Center Arena project is underway and we want to hear your input as we begin making decisions on the design, usage, and construction of the Facility.  Attend any or all of these three public engagement sessions in-person or virtually to be a part of the conversation.  

April 5 at 6:30 p.m. The Classic Center Grand Hall
April 19 at 6:30 p.m. The Classic Center Olympia Room
May 10 at 6:30 p.m. Location TBD

Note: sessions will be streamed live on The Classic Center's YouTube page.  Recordings will be added to the appropriate listing below following the meeting.  Sessions will be socially distanced, and all attendees are required to wear a mask.  Reservations are not required.  Virtual link will be added to the description below 2-days prior to session. 

  1. Public Engagement Session #1
  2. Public Engagement Session #2
  3. Public Engagement Session #3

April 5, 2021 @ 6:30 p.m.
The Classic Center Grand Hall


WATCH PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT SESSION #1 RECORDING


Public Meeting #1 will introduce or reintroduce the public to the basic facts about The Classic Center Arena project.  At this meeting all information that has been previously published will be re-presented including:

  • The process that has led to this point
  • Information about The Classic Center Arena location, potential capacities, costs
  • Economic and community rationale for constructing the new Classic Center Arena
  • Potential economic impacts for the community and the region 
  • Proposed improvements in the area around The Classic Center; from North Thomas Street to the River, and for the area North of East Broad Street
  • Potential events that can take place at the new Classic Center Arena
  • Critical program areas that are needed within The Classic Center Arena
  • Project goals for sustainability, energy efficiency, and resiliency for the project
  • Public hopes and biggest concerns regarding The Classic Center Arena project
  • Public input of what will make the project a great success

PRESENTATION AVAILABLE HERE
DETAILED Q&A HERE

For additional information, please contact Marcus Vess 678.520.3067 or email MVess@DardenCompany.com