The Covelli Centre is a sports and entertainment venue in Youngstown, Ohio. Opened in 2005 as the Chevrolet Centre, local entrepreneur Sam Covelli acquired the naming rights in 2008. The facility has played an important role in the revitalization of Youngstown's downtown due to the numerous bars, restaurants and hotels that have opened nearby to serve the thousands of fans who regularly attend sporting events and musical performances at the center. The facility is the official home of the Youngstown Phantoms, a Tier 1 junior ice hockey team with the United States Hockey League. World-class musical acts such as Elton John and Carrie Underwood often grace the main stage. StubHub is your best bet for purchasing tickets to Covelli Centre events.
What's the Covelli Centre's seating capacity?
At 169,000 square feet, the Covelli Centre has a configurable seating plan, so its seating capacity changes depending on the event. The arena seats 5,900 fans at basketball games, 5,700 at hockey games and 6,300 at musical events. When arranged in a theater in the round style, the venue can seat 7,000 guests. If you want to watch an event in style, check out the Club Seats and Luxury Suites.
Is the Covelli Centre a wheelchair-friendly venue?
Yes, Covelli Centre seating complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Wheelchairs are available for the use of guests although you will not be able to reserve one in advance. All the restrooms on the main concourse are wheelchair accessible. Rows 204 and 218 have been specially designed to accommodate individuals in wheelchairs along with a companion.
What's Covelli Centre parking like?
On-site parking is available at the Sweeney Chevrolet parking lot, directly adjacent to the venue. Parking fees vary according to the event. A parking lot with 26 wheelchair-accessible spaces is located on the south side of the facility.
What kinds of food and beverages are available at Covelli Centre concerts?
Other than snacks in clear plastic baggies for small children, outside food and beverages are prohibited at Covelli Centre events. Several concession stands and bars can be found on the concourse surrounding the seating area. A variety of snacks, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages are available for purchase such as hot dogs, wings, pulled pork, sandwiches, pizza, cookies and brownies.
Can I take photos inside the Covelli Centre?
Yes, you may use small cameras and camera-enabled smartphones inside the Covelli Centre, but cameras with lenses that are six inches or longer are prohibited inside the facility.Back to Top
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