The Nexus Center is a 169,440 square foot facility conveniently located off the New York State Thruway in Utica, NY. Opening in the summer of 2022, the Nexus Center will feature state of the art amenities to make it a tournament destination.
The Nexus Center will feature three multipurpose 200ft. x 85ft. playing surfaces that can be utilized as ice sheets or turf. Each one of these ice sheets will have the functionality to allow them to be utilized as turf or ice, or any combination of such. The Nexus Center will be connected by a walkway to the historic Adirondack Bank Center (formerly known as the Utica Memorial Auditorium), which brings the total up to four surfaces for sports tournaments.
The feature rink at the Nexus Center will be home to Utica College Women’s team and the Utica Jr. Comets’ Junior teams. This 1200 seat venue will include several luxury boxes overlooking the ice surface.
The Nexus Center will feature over 25 locker rooms, commercial office space, college classrooms, retail stores, state of the art training space, a fitness track, and food and beverage services.