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Gatorade Garden City Complex
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Former names Garden City Arena (1932-1996)
Jack Gatecliff Arena Complex (1996-2007)
Location 8 Gale Crescent, St. Catharines
Opened 1932
Renovated 1996
Owner City of St. Catharines
Surface Ice
Capacity Hockey 3,145 (2,800 seated)
Field dimensions 190 x 85 feet
St. Catharines Falcons (OHA) (1943-1947)
St. Catharines Teepees (OHA) (1947-1962)
St. Catharines Black Hawks (OHA/OMJHL) (1962-1976)
St. Catharines Jr. B Falcons (GOJHL) (1968-Present) St. Catharines Fincups (OMJHL) (1977-1978)
St. Catharines Saints (AHL) (1982-1986)
Niagara IceDogs (OHL) (2007-Present)

The Gatorade Garden City Complex is the main arena facility in St. Catharines, Ontario. It houses two arena pads - the Jack Gatecliff Arena which is home to the Niagara IceDogs, and the smaller Rex Stimers Arena. The original section was constructed in 1938, and was named the Garden City Arena. The facility was later named after local sportswriter Jack Gatecliff after extensive renovations in 1996 that combined the Garden City Arena and Rex Stimers Arena into a single building. The complex was renamed the Gatorade Garden City Complex on September 19, 2007.[1]

The current capacity of the Jack Gatecliff Arena is 3145, including standing room. Only limited seating is available in the Rex Stimers Arena.

The arena is currently home to the Niagara IceDogs of the OHL, as well as the St. Catharines Jr. B Falcons of the Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League. From 1982 to 1986 it was home to Toronto Maple Leafs farm team St. Catharines Saints of the American Hockey League.

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Coordinates: 43°9′38″N 79°14′20″W / 43.16056°N 79.23889°W / 43.16056; -79.23889



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