Quinnipiac University's new state-of-the-art athletic facility is on 240 acres off Sherman Avenue a short distance from the university's main campus opened in January 2007. The $52 million arena is home to the men's and women's basketball and hockey teams and can hold between 3,200 and 3,600 spectators depending on the sport. The 180,350-square-foot arena includes a weight room, training room, athletic offices, five concession stands and two gift shops. It is also home to the University Club restaurant. Outside the arena is a bronzed bobcat, the university's mascot.