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Barrie Molson Centre

The Barrie Molson Centre is considered Central Ontario's Premier Sports and Entertainment Centre. This state-of-the-art, multi-purpose centre is uniquely designed for the convenience, enjoyment and comfort of its guests. Take full advantage of this great facility.

Upcoming Event

Hockey Night in Barrie
August 13, 2015
Purchase tickets at Ticketpro or by calling 1-888-655-9090

Club Seats, Suites and General Tickets for all Colts Hockey Games are managed by the Barrie Colts.  Please visit for more information.

BMC Building Amenities

Administration Offices

Administration Offices are located at the southeast corner of the centre.

Event Seating Capacity   

Sporting Events: 4,200 seats. Concerts: 4,700 seats. Seating plans can be designed to accommodate a wide variety of events

Exhibit Space

With over 22,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space, the centre can comfortably accommodate trade and consumer shows as well as exhibits.

Meeting Rooms

The licensed restaurant and BMC lounge are ideal for meetings or business seminars. In addition, there is a meeting room with a capacity of 55 people that is suitable for meetings or business seminars.


1670 parking spaces directly adjacent to the centre.

Dressing Rooms

Four dressing rooms that can each accommodate 20–25 persons.

Official Rooms

2 separate officials’ rooms. One room houses up to six referees; the other, three.

First Aid

First aid room is located on the ground floor.


Excellent lighting levels for all events including hockey, figure skating, and televised events. Spot light locations, located around the centre, are provided with 30amp/25OV/single phase services.

Sound Control Room

Located in the northwest corner of the centre, with an excellent view of the ice surface area, the computerized sound system is used for special events announcing, priority paging and background music for events. A music operator is provided upon request. Personal sound equipment and microphones can be hooked up at either the press box, players’ bench, or penalty box areas.

Electrical Power

Bus Power (120 Amp); Lighting (400 Amp); and Sound (200 Amp). Portable electronic distribution boards available upon request. A licensed in-house electrician is required for all electrical tie-ins and related work.

Climate Control

The design of the mechanical system enables the building to provide for a wide range of spectator and other events on a year round basis. The building is fully air conditioned.

Refrigeration Plant

A total of 121 tons of refrigeration plus a sophisticated electronic control system will provide excellent ice conditions suitable for hockey, figure skating and curling.

Building Safety System

The facility is equipped with the latest building emergency safety systems and procedures.


The centre has a 13' high by 10' wide unloading loading door, located at its east end. The unloading / loading area can accommodate buses or tractor trailers. A forklift may be rented at cost.

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