UBS Arena

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UBS Arena
"The Stable"[1]
Belmont Park td (2021-12-19) 017 - UBS Arena.jpg
UBS Arena in 2021
UBS Arena is located in New York City
UBS Arena
UBS Arena
Location near New York City
UBS Arena is located in New York
UBS Arena
UBS Arena
Location within the State of New York
UBS Arena is located in the United States
UBS Arena
UBS Arena
Location within the United States
Former namesBelmont Park Arena (planning/construction)[2]
Address2400 Hempstead Turnpike
LocationElmont, New York, U.S.
Coordinates40°42′44″N 73°43′38″W / 40.712094°N 73.727157°W / 40.712094; -73.727157Coordinates: 40°42′44″N 73°43′38″W / 40.712094°N 73.727157°W / 40.712094; -73.727157
Public transitMainline rail interchange MTA NYC logo.svg Elmont
Mainline rail interchange MTA NYC logo.svg Belmont Park
Bus interchange Shuttle bus from
Mainline rail interchange MTA NYC logo.svg Queens Village, or Q2 and Q110 local buses[3]
OwnerNew York Arena Partners
(a joint venture of the New York Islanders, Oak View Group, and Sterling Equities)
OperatorNew York Islanders
TypeArena
CapacityIce hockey: 17,255
Concerts: 18,500
Construction
Broke groundSeptember 23, 2019[4]
OpenedNovember 20, 2021 (2021-11-20)[7]
Construction cost$1 billion (including development)
ArchitectPopulous[5]
JRDV Urban International[6]
Stantec[6]
General contractorHunt / Barton Malow JV
Tenants
New York Islanders (NHL) 2021–present

UBS Arena is an arena at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. It opened on November 19, 2021. It is the home of the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League (NHL).

References[change | change source]

  1. O'Leary, Matt (September 29, 2019). "New York Islanders: UBS Arena Already Has a Nickname". FanSided. Retrieved October 2, 2019.
  2. "PHOTOS: Belmont Park Arena Groundbreaking". NHL.com. September 23, 2019. Retrieved July 23, 2020.
  3. "LIRR Service to UBS Arena for Fall 2021". new.mta.info. November 9, 2021. Retrieved November 9, 2021.
  4. Compton, Brian (September 23, 2019). "Islanders break ground for new arena on Long Island". NHL.com. Retrieved July 23, 2020.
  5. Baumbach, Jim (January 15, 2018). "Islanders' Belmont Arena Would Take About 3 Years to Open". Newsday. Retrieved March 28, 2018.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Walker, Tom (August 13, 2019). "New York's US$1.3bn Belmont Park indoor arena approved – design team includes JRDV Architects, Populous and Stantec". CLAD News. Retrieved July 22, 2020.
  7. "Bridgeport Will Be The Islanders' Pre-Season Home Away From Home". NY Sports Day. 17 August 2021. Retrieved 14 September 2021.