OSTRAVAR ARÉNA

OSTRAVAR ARÉNA (formerly Culture and Sports Palace)

One of the dominating features of Ostrava was completed and officially opened in 1986. During its existence it has become a significant sports-cultural centre and a sought-after facility for hosting national, European and world championships, concerts of the biggest music stars, sports events and other popular events.

Home stadium of the ice-hockey team HC VÍTKOVICE STEEL.

Between 2003 and 2004 the Arena underwent reconstruction and modernization works and since 2004 it has been called OSTRAVAR ARÉNA. It was officially opened on 6th April 2004 with a concert performance by José Carreras.

Currently, the OSTRAVAR ARÉNA is one of the sports facilities owned by VÍTKOVICE ARÉNA, a.s. With a capacity of up to 12,500 spectators, it is one of the biggest multi-purpose arenas in the Czech Republic and thanks to its modern technical equipment, numerous options of internal arrangement and broad spectrum of offered services it can provide the perfect backdrop for even the most demanding events.

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SEATING PLAN

OSTRAVAR ARÉNA - Seating plan - without ice OSTRAVAR ARÉNA - Seating plan - with ice OSTRAVAR ARÉNA - map of seats

Total number of seats10 004
in sectors9 779
in skyboxes225
Maximum capacity10 004
by sectors
A1768A2689
A3598 + 51 ve skyboxechA4568 + 51 in skybox
A5764B1765
B2597 + 36 in skyboxB3598 + 36 in skybox
B4567 + 51 in skyboxB5767
B6363B7264
B8363C1540
C2540D1144
D2144D3144
D4144R1112
R2114R3114
R4112

ENTRANCES AND BOX OFFICES

OSTRAVAR ARÉNA - ENTRANCES AND BOX OFFICES

Entrance from Hotel Clarion5 box offices4 turnstiles equipped with barcode scanners
Entrance from Závodní street10 box offices66 turnstiles equipped with barcode scanners
Entrance from Ruská street5 box offices4 turnstiles equipped with barcode scanners
VIP entrance to skyboxesparking lot “F”, then past reception and to 5th floor using one of the lifts
Technical entrance for unloading and loadingparking lot “E”, then through automatic rolling gate possible driving into arena or right onto the deck.
Technical parameters for driving into arenawidth 405 cm, height 406 cm
Technical parameters for driving onto deckwidth 405 cm, height 269 cm
Distance from area for unloading and loadingmax. 50 m

OSTRAVAR ARÉNA - VIP AND SKYBOXES

Entrance for VIPs to skyboxes – parking lot “F“, then past reception and to the 5th floor using one of the lifts.
All skyboxes are equipped with television and structured cabling with telephone, fax and internet connections.

number of skyboxes16
including:
6 persons2VIP restaurant1
9 persons2
12 persons3
15 persons3
18 persons5
24 persons1
total places in skyboxes225

REFRESHMENT POINTS AND RESTAURANTS

OSTRAVAR ARÉNA - REFRESHMENT POINTS AND RESTAURANTS

Refreshment points in Arena vestibule10Buffets on Arena gallery2
Restaurant on top floor of Arena1VIP restaurant1
Bistro (additional building to OSTRAVAR ARÉNA)1

BARRIER-FREE ACCESS

OSTRAVAR ARÉNA - BARRIER-FREE ACCESS

All entrances to the OSTRAVAR ARÉNA, including those to the inside spaces are barrier-free; barrier-free sanitary facilities are located in the vestibule. Areas for handicapped persons are always located individually depending on the nature of the event and configuration of the Arena. The facility also has locker rooms for performers and athletes which are adapted for handicapped persons.


PRESS

OSTRAVAR ARÉNA - PRESS

The OSTRAVAR ARÉNA has a new modern press centre, with a capacity of approx. 200 persons, which can be divided by a mobile partition to form two separate rooms. The Arena itself is easily accessible from the press centre. The press centre is equipped with a structured cabling network for telephone, fax or internet connection. The press centre is accessible from parking lot “F”. The press centre has its own bistro.


LOCKER ROOMS AND ROOMS

OSTRAVAR ARÉNA - LOCKER ROOMS AND ROOMS

locker rooms for athletes13locker rooms for performers5
locker rooms for referees2

All OSTRAVAR ARÉNA locker rooms are equipped with sanitary facilities.

Other spaces
laundry drying room2warehouses5
room for coaches10massage rooms4
first-aid room2anti-doping control room1
gym1ballet hall1

PARKING

OSTRAVAR ARÉNA - PARKING

Number of parking spaces:
Parking lot A139 + 8 for handicapped
Parking lot B201 + 12 for handicapped
Parking lot C356 + 18 for handicapped
Parking lot F95 + 5 for handicapped
Celkem 791 + 43 for handicapped

Other parking options – parking lot at the City Stadium, and for some events inside the City Stadium, VÍTKOVICE, a.s. premises at the Vítkovice Train Station, etc.

!!! DURING CONSTRUCTION WORKS OF THE ATHLETICS HALL PARKING LOTS "D" AND "E" WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE, AND PARKING LOT "E" WILL BE ACCESSIBLE ONLY TO APPROVED VEHICLES!!!


POSSIBLE ARENA CONFIGURATIONS

The inside of the OSTRAVAR ARÉNA can be modified to many configuration options to suit the requirements of the specific event. The configuration can be changed within several hours from an ice hockey stadium into an ideal place for hosting other sports and cultural events, or an exhibition area.

Possible configurations:

OSTRAVAR ARÉNA - variant A OSTRAVAR ARÉNA - variant B OSTRAVAR ARÉNA - variant C OSTRAVAR ARÉNA  - variant D OSTRAVAR ARÉNA - variant E OSTRAVAR ARÉNA - variant F OSTRAVAR ARÉNA  - variant G OSTRAVAR ARÉNA  - variant H