Toyota Sports CenterEdit profile
The Toyota Sports Center (formerly the HealthSouth Training Center) is a practice facility for the Los Angeles Kings, Los Angeles Sparks, and the Los Angeles Lakers, located on 555 North Nash Street in El Segundo, California. The $24 million, 135,000-square-foot (12,500 m 2) facility broke ground on April 28, 1999 and officially opened on March 5, 2000 as the HealthSouth Training Center. The facility is located on the grounds of the Grand Avenue Corporate Center. The facility includes two public ice rinks (NHL size and Olympic size), an outdoor in-line skating rink, a basketball court, and a restaurant. In addition, the property houses complete training facilities, including locker rooms and office space for the Kings, Lakers and Sparks. The facility's two public ice rinks hosts several amateur and youth hockey leagues throughout the year. One million guests pass through the doors of the facility annually. It serves as the home ice for the UCLA ice hockey team. It is also an important training center for elite figure skaters, with Frank Carroll as head coach. Skaters who have trained at this rink include Michelle Kwan, Timothy Goebel, Evan Lysacek, Beatrisa Liang, and Mirai Nagasu. The facility can be easily accessed by the Metro Green Line near the El Segundo/Nash Station and the Mariposa/Nash Station. The Toyota Sports Center is owned and operated by AEG and the Fox Entertainment Group.