Fun Facts and Figures

Rogers Centre is an all-star location for all events.
The retractable roof is one of the many
spectacular features of the building.

How Big Is It?

  • The entire Rogers Centre development is 12.7 acres (5.14 hectares)
  • There are 143,000 square feet of exhibit space on field level
  • Volume inside with roof closed is 56.5 million cubic feet (1.6 million cubic meters)
  • The diameter of the building is 700 feet
  • All seats are a generous size with 32 to 33 inches between the seat back and the chair ahead
  • The building itself is 11.5 acres (4.66 hectares)
  • The ceiling height is 310 feet

The Retractable Roof

  • The world’s first fully retractable roof opens or closes in 20 minutes
  • The roof rises to a height of 86 meters (282 feet), high enough for a 31 storey building at centre field with the roof closed.
  • The roof is made up of 4 sections which open in a smooth, circular motion
  • The north panel remains stationary while the other three panels retract
  • The roof covers 8 acres (3.2 hectares) and weighs 11,000 tonnes

Rogers Centre Videoboard

  • All videoboards in Rogers Centre are LED displays that are capable of displaying 4.3 trillion colours
  • The main board is 110' x 33' and one of the largest anywhere in the world
  • The boards are only 2" thick
  • If a ball were to strike part of the board during the game, and break it, that piece could be replaced instantly

Where can I sit?
There are five levels: 100 Level, 200 Level, 121 Luxury Suites on 300 and 400 Levels, and the Upper Deck

Event Type Capacity
Baseball 46,095 (not including Luxury Suite seats)
Football 46,470 (not including Luxury Suite seats)
Concerts 10,000 - 55,000

Fun Facts

  • In 1992, Rogers Centre set the World Record for the greatest number of Hot Air Balloons in an enclosed area - 46 inflated Hot Air Balloons on the field!
  • If one were to line-up all the hot dogs served at Rogers Centre in one year, the hot dogs would cover the distance of 3,241 stolen bases.
  • They say "milk does a body good." Rogers Centre can hold a lot of milk for a lot of healthy people. It would take 1,56 billion litres of milk to completely fill Rogers Centre. Thirsty anyone?
  • Eight 747 planes or 743 Indian Elephants or 516 African Elephants can comfortably fit on the Rogers Centre field when set in baseball mode.
  • A 31-storey office building can fit inside Rogers Centre when the roof is closed.

What is there to eat?
With concessionaire partner ARAMARK, Rogers Centre has a variety of delectable food options available to guests while attending an event:

  • Sightlines™ Restaurant is a two-tiered, 280 seat restaurant overlooking the field which is available to guests by reservation only at home Blue Jays games.
  • Arriba is part of the Renaissance Hotel and overlooks centre field.

The following concession stands were opened to the public in 2009:

  • Quaker Steak & Lube (@ section 134): the first location anywhere in Canada, guests are in for a treat with buckets of Buffalo wings, loaded fries and onion rings.
  • Roundhouse Carvery and bar (@ section 122): located behind home plate, this destination features a signature carved sandwich – a “Keith’s Red” Roasted Top Sirloin of Beef.
  • Muddy York Market (@ section 109): A fresh market concept that showcases popular fare inspired by Toronto’s diverse neighborhoods and cultures.