Arena Joondalup is a multi-purpose stadium sport, recreation and aquatic centre located in Joondalup, Western Australia.
Arena Joondalup is a multi-purpose stadium sport, recreation and aquatic centre located in Joondalup, Western Australia. It is located on 35 ha of parkland approximately 25 km north of Perth. It was officially opened in 1994.
An $11 million indoor aquatic centre, including a 50 m 10-lane competition pool, was completed in 2000 as part of the Arena Joondalup complex.
The Arena usually hosts Australian rules football matches and has been the home stadium of the West Perth Football Club since 1994. It is also home to the ECU Joondalup Soccer Club (formerly Joondalup City) since 1995, the Joondalup Lakers Hockey Club and the Joondalup & Districts Rugby League Club (Joondalup Giants) who moved to the Arena in 2008. The capacity of the venue is 16,000 people. The stadium is part of a larger athletic complex that has an indoor arena that can host basketball and netball matches, a swimming venue, and a field hockey area. It is the largest athletic complex of its kind in Western Australia.
Arena Joondalup was awarded 'Facility Management Award' at the biannual Sport and Recreation Industry Awards in November 2001.
Since 1999 Arena Joondalup has been host to the Rock-It musical festival, which is one of the major rock concerts held regularly in Perth, with attendances of up to 25,000 people.
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