Cross Insurance Arena

The Cross Insurance Arena (formerly the Cumberland County Civic Center) is home to the Portland Pirates hockey team.

The 34,000 sq. ft. facility is capable of hosting on one court or one ice rink activities from basketball and hockey to track & field, volleyball, boxing, cheerleading, dance, fencing and wrestling.

The facility holds anywhere from 6,700-8,500 spectators in downtown Portland with ample parking in municipal garages and accommodations in the city’s hotels.

Hockey: 6,700 permenant seats including 6 suites

Basketball: 7,500 seats

Concert: 9,500 seats


Contact Information:

Civic Center Switch Board (207) 775-3481 x 2201
Box Office (207) 775-3458
Fax (207) 828-8344
Contact Person: 
Melanie Henkes, General Manager
Contact Email:
1 Civic Center Sq.
Venue Sport: 
Basketball / Volleyball
Cheerleading, Dance & Gymnastic
Fencing & Wrestling
Track & Field
Seating Capacity: 
Number of Fields / Courts / Etc.: 
1 (large)
Indoor / Outdoor: 
Distance from Nearest Airport: 
6 miles Portland Jetport
# Of Parking Spaces: 
Adjoining parking garage