Since it opened in October 1988, Silvio O. Conte Forum has been the heart of the Boston College athletics program. From October through March, its main arena is the home of the Eagles' men's and women's basketball and hockey teams, and some of the most thrilling sports action in Boston. The arena seats 8,606 for basketball and 7,884 for hockey, and sellouts are common during the seasons.
The forum also houses the 950-seat Power Gymnaisum, as well as offices for Athletic Association staff and varsity coaches, film and conference rooms, the weight training and sports medicine facilities, locker and equipment rooms, and practice and store rooms for the Boston College band.
Conte Forum is also Boston College fan central, where tickets may be purchased for all BC athletics events. Its main concourse contains concession stands and souvenir shops. Conte Forum's eight luxury boxes overlook both the stadium and the basketball/hockey venue.
For more information on Boston College facilities within Conte Forum, see below.
Ticket Office - The Conte Forum ticket office is located at Gate B of Conte Forum. The ticket office was renovated in the summer of 2008. Also added were two LCD televisions for guests to Conte Forum.
Marching Band/Pep Band Room - The Boston College Marching Band and Pep Ban make their home in the Band Room located at Gate C of Conte Forum. The Band stores their instruments and conducts practice in the Band Room.
Luxury Suites - Conte Forum hosts eight recently renovated luxury suites for hockey and basketball. These suites are located on the Alumni Stadium side of Conte and features views of both Alumni Stadium and Conte Forum. Luxury suites are equipped with LCD televisions, comfortable seating and a dining area.
Media Suite - The Conte Forum media suite is home to various press conferences and media gatherings. The medis auite is located adjacent to Alumni Stadium on the first level of the South side of Conte Forum. A full press conference room is in the adjacent room with data and telephone ports for working members of the media.
Strength & Conditioning Room - The Conte Forum weight room was completely remodeled in the summer of 2012. The facility covers more than 7,000 square feet and accommodates 500-600 student-athletes on a regular basis. Updates to the weight room include a new rack system which increases the number of work stations from 12 to 24, a revamped dumbbell area which contains weights from 5 lbs to 110 lbs in 2.5-lb increments, and new space-maximizing back machines. The facility also now features an Infiniti flooring system – a state-of-the-art surface that enhances shock and noise absorption. | Photo Gallery
Sports Meidicine - Recently renovated, the Sports Medicine facilities in Conte Forum occupy approximately 3,000 square feet. They include a rehabilitation area containing equipment used from development of strength and muscular coordination along with a LIDO isokinetic rehabilitation and testing machine, whirlpools, physician exam rooms and offices, as well as a separate therapy area containing the latest in technical equipment for the treatment of injuries.
Student Athlete Lounge - The newest addition to Conte Forum is the student-athlete lounge located at the Conte Forum entrace next to Gate D and across from the Sports Medicine office. The Student Athlete Lounge offers players from all sports a place to relax and study between classes and practice.
Trophy Case - Enjoy championship relics from Boston College's rich athletic tradition. Handsome displays and historical trophies line the Alumni Stadium side of the concourse in Conte Forum and pay tribute to the program's 31 varsity sports programs.
Varsity Club Hall of Fame - Boston College's greatest student-athletes are enshrined along the concourse of Conte Forum