Since opening in 2009, the Langley Events Centre (LEC) has continued to offer a growing number of events and services for Township of Langley residents and visitors to enjoy. A review of the events hosted at the LEC is very impressive, and the number of groups and organizations that host and re-locate their events to Langley continues to expand. The focus for staff is on these partner organizations and their participants and spectators, with the customer service goals for the LEC including the desire for everyone to leave having had a unique and satisfying experience during their visit.
As a facility, the Langley Events Centre is a 322,312 square foot facility, which includes an Arena Bowl, Triple Gymnasium, Double Gymnasium, Fieldhouse, Banquet Hall, Gymnastics Training Facility, Fitness and Community Centre, Meeting Spaces, Offices and Leased Spaces in addition to many supporting functional areas.
The LEC is home to the Vancouver Stealth of the National Lacrosse League, Trinity Western University Athletics Basketball and Volleyball of the CIS and Hockey of the BC Intercollegiate Hockey League, the Langley Rivermen of the BC Hockey League, the Langley Thunder of the Western Lacrosse Association, the Langley Junior Thunder of the BC Junior A Lacrosse League, the Fraser Valley Phantom Female Midget AAA team and the Valley West Hawks boys Major Midget hockey team. Many organizations call the LEC home including Basketball BC, Langley Sports Medicine Clinic, Tourism Langley, MLA Rich Coleman, the Langley Gymnastics Foundation, R.E. Mountain Secondary School, the Fraser Valley Italo-Canadian Society, Jericho Ridge Community Church and the Willoughby Community Centre. Organizations that operate events and services from within the LEC include Tiara Food and Beverage Concepts, Lacrosse BC, the Langley School District, the Spartan Foundation and Pacific Sport Fraser Valley.
Located adjacent to Willoughby Community Park, many residents and visitors also take advantage of the many outdoor activities provided by the Township of Langley.