2018 Sports Facilities Guide: Jefferson Parish, Louisiana

By Sponsored Content, May 10, 2018

Jefferson Parish, nestled to next New Orleans, is a diverse community comprised of modern high-rises, historic homes, fishing piers, contemporary and old world restaurants, flourishing industrial parks and family-friendly green spaces. Jefferson is home to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport and is one of the premier destinations for mid-size tournaments and events offering two multi-purpose facilities accommodating regional, national and international amateur athletic events, a 2.75 mile world-class track consisting of 16 turns with a 5,200-ft. straightaway at NOLA Motorsports Park and a variety of parks, recreational venues and coastal waterways.


Pontchartrain Convention & Civic Center

Pontchartrain Convention & Civic Center

The Pontchartrain Convention & Civic Center is a multipurpose facility with a flexible floor plan capable of accommodating sporting events from boxing, wrestling, basketball, cheerleading/dance and volleyball tournaments. With padded seating for up to 3,700 spectators, concessions, dressing rooms, and showers the venue lends comfort and flexibility. Equipped with operable walls which configure into a variety of independent spaces, the Pontchartrain Center showcases 46,080 square feet of column-free exhibit/assembly space, which compliments 14,681 square feet of multi-use meeting rooms. The Cc center accommodates intimate gatherings of 50 to the more rigorous demands of 3,700. The center provides space for over 280 exhibit booths with a ceiling height of 35 feet in first floor Halls A, B, and C and 12 feet in the Meeting Rooms which allows for exhibits of nearly any size.

Pontchartrain

Quick Facts
Total Space
75,000 square feet
Largest Contiguous Space
46,080 square feet
Meeting Rooms On-Site
4
Union Facility
No
Permanent Seating
No
Ceiling Height
35 feet
Column-Free
Yes
Hotel Rooms Within a 10-minute Drive
2,000

Contact
Troy Dupont, Sales Manager
troy@visitjeffersonparish.com
504-731-7083, ext. 212
visitjeffersonparish.com


Alario Center

Alario Center

The Alario Center is a multipurpose facility and sports center with the capability of hosting events from basketball to boxing. Equipped with concessions, scoreboard, press box, lockers and private dressing areas the venue is ideal for amateur or professional events. The Grand Hall offers more than 30,000 square feet of floor space that can accommodate nearly 3,000 theater style seats or just under two hundred 10×10 trade show booths. In addition, Hall C, a 19,250-sq.-ft. exhibition hall, can accommodate up to one hundred twenty six 8×10 trade show booths or seating for up to 920 in a banquet setting. The Alario Center also has three 1,500-sq.-ft. meeting rooms and a boardroom. Adjacent to the Alario Center is Segnette Baseball Field, featuring grandstand seating for 650 under a cantilevered roof with unobstructed sight lines, a professional sound system, scoreboard and AAA-quality field lights.

Alario Center

Quick Facts
Total Space
75,0000 square feet
Largest Contiguous Space
30,240 Square feet
Meeting Rooms On-Site
4
Union Facility
No
Permanent Seating
No
Ceiling Height
45 ft.
Column-Free
No
Hotel Rooms Within a 10-Minute Drive
650


Contact
Troy Dupont, Sales Manager
troy@visitjeffersonparish.com
504-731-7083, ext. 212
visitjeffersonparish.com

Destination Facts

Hotel Rooms 8,000+
Restaurants 3,000+
Sports Venues
2 conference centers; Motorsports park; 36 parks/recreational facilities
Largest Indoor Venue:
Pontchartrain Convention & Civic Center
Largest Outdoor Venue: Lafreniere Park
Closest Airport:
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

Recently Hosted

> U.S. Open Netball Championships
> Sun Belt Conference
> Louisiana High School Athletic Association

What’s New

> Residence Inn Marriott, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2Suites by Hilton and the Holiday Inn North
> Jefferson Parish’s Parc des Familles plans to open a disc golf course designed by John Houck, within two years

Key Outdoor Facilities

NOLA Motorsports Park
Segnette Field & Baseball Complex
Coconut Beach Volley Ball Complex

Key Indoor Facilities

Alario Center
Pontchartrain Center


Contact

Troy Dupont, Sales Manager
troy@visitjeffersonparish.com
504-731-7083, ext. 212
visitjeffersonparish.com

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