Stockton Arena is an indoor field in Stockton, California. It opened in December 2005 and seats a limit of 12,000 fans.
It is the home scene of the Stockton Heat of the American Hockey League and Stockton Kings of the NBA G League. Previous occupants incorporate the Stockton Lightning arenafootball2 crew, the Stockton Cougars Professional Arena Soccer League group, the Stockton Wolves autonomous indoor football crew, the California Eagles American Indoor Football proficient indoor football crew and the Stockton Thunder of the ECHL from 2005 until 2015.
The Stockton Arena is a piece of a downtown, waterfront excitement focus which incorporates Banner Island Ballpark, the home of the Stockton Ports small time baseball crew and the University Plaza Waterfront Hotel, all piece of the Stockton Waterfront Events Center.
The Arena is a piece of an ace arranged waterfront structure on the western edge of the downtown Central Business District. The 360 Architecture planned setting is arranged alongside the Stockton Ballpark. A multi-reason brandishing and occasion focus, the field was imagined as a feature of the locale’s personal satisfaction enhancements. Development postponements and harsh climate caused the Stockton Thunder and California Cougars to play on broadened travels amid the start of their 2005/2006 season. Stockton Arena opened its ways to the general population on December 2, 2005 with a Neil Diamond show. The primary game was a Stockton Thunder hockey match-up on December 10, 2005 before a sold out horde of 10,117, a game where the Thunder beat the Phoenix RoadRunners, 4-0.