Winter sports are in the hearts of most Canadians, and this year if you’re looking for fast-passed, adrenalin-pumping action, Mississauga’s Hersey Centre is the place to be. A state of the art sports and entertainment facility attracting visitors from all over Southern Ontario, this is one of Mississauga’s greatest venues. Offering elite performances and showcasing some of Canada’s greatest talents this is also a familiar residence to many international acts.

A great cure to the NHL lockout, Mississauga residents certainly are not going without their hockey fix. Home to the Mississauga Steelheads, the Hershey Centre brings first class hockey week after week. OHL games are an exciting and affordable night with ticket prices ranging from $16 to $40. Steelhead games are also an awesome chance to scout out some of country’s best up and comers. A win for all hockey lovers, an exciting guys night out, or a chance to show your kids some of Canada’s greatest players, this is your chance to cheer on your hometown team as they plow through the competition!      

Keeping with fierce competition, January brings Skate Canada to the Hershey Centre. Marking the first time the Canadian Figure Skating Championships will be decided in Mississauga this is sure to be a spectacular week of figure skating. This intimate arena offers an up close look at some of the world’s most incredible performances as Canadian novice, junior and senior skaters compete for placing on the national team. Tickets can be purchased for single competitions or day passes. Come support your national team as some of the world’s best figure skaters competing for top spot. 

Keeping the adrenalin pumping, The Hershey Centre is also committed to community development. Taking you out of the stands and into the action, Sportzone hosts youth and adult games in a world class arena. Join a team today and see what it’s like to play in the same arenas as some of the country’s top talents. Inspiring people of all ages, many local and national heroes have practiced in this same complex. The same intensity is available without the competition for community members wishing to participate in group fitness. In demand classes such as Zumba, Total Body Toning and Kettle Bell are just a few of the possibilities.