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O'Connell Center UF Graduation

This past Saturday we went to the newly renovated O'Connell Center for my son Ryan's Masters in... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
rraposo2
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Miami, Florida
Loud!

I love what they did with the renovation. Sight lines are much better. And the place still gets... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2018
MichaelK1887
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Atlanta, Georgia
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The Stephen C. O'Connell Center, also known as the O'Dome, is an 11,000-plus-seat multi-purpose arena located on the University of Florida campus in Gainesville, Florida. The facility is located on the northern side of the university's campus, and...more
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

This past Saturday we went to the newly renovated O'Connell Center for my son Ryan's Masters in Sport Management graduation ceremony. The facility was excellent all around. The A/C was very cool, specially after waiting outside for the doors to open. While we had to...More

Thank rraposo2
Reviewed 23 June 2018

I love what they did with the renovation. Sight lines are much better. And the place still gets really loud for the big games. It helps that Gator hoops has been pretty good for a while.

Thank MichaelK1887
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The venue for Florida Gators Mens and Womens Basketball, Womens Volleyball and Gymnastics recently got a upgrade with more restrooms, concessions and amenities, including the hanging center court scoreboard and additional four video boards in the rafters. The all chair back arena also hosts numerous...More

Thank JDImperial
Reviewed 25 April 2018

I have gone to the O'Connell Center too many times to count. It just got renovated and now is even better. Events there are basketball,swimming, diving, gymnastics and concerts and more. If you're a Florida Gator fan, it is the place to go.

Thank jamesmckeich
Reviewed 26 February 2018

1. If you're going for a basketball game, don't buy your tickets online. The seats appear to be "sold out," but when you call the box office, they have seats. The way I know this is I looked online to find seats, and found seats...More

Thank Knot_my_reel_name
Reviewed 10 February 2018

This Arena is now called the Exactech Arena at the Stephen C O'Connell Center. It was remodeled for basketball seating and fulfilled all expectations for convenience and comfort.

Thank Stuart D
Reviewed 19 January 2018

Have been to the O'Connell Center numerous times and, now that it has been completely renovated, it is a great place to watch an event.

Thank joannn692
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful venue for basketball and (I presume) other activities. It’s easy to get in (security checks are very efficient). The view from every seat is great, and it’s easy to find your seat. Sound system is good to. They tell you to...More

Thank Joe58156
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

We were here on the last Saturday in 2017 to watch our beloved Gators beat Vanderbilt. When we were students more than 30 years ago, we would jog over to the O’Connell Center and run around the upper level for a while to get a...More

Thank 663jackt
Reviewed 5 January 2018

We love this place where the University of Florida playes their football games, It is great to walk around there.

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