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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Hoover Finley Center



Features of the Finley Center:

11 Basketball courts with 6 portable goals and 16 hanging goals
17 Volleyball courts with 16 hanging nets and 1 portable net
Food Court with unique food options for all ages
3 Meeting Rooms with over 1,600 total sqft
Clip N’ Climb with different levels of climbing for all ages
Walking Track
WiFi Access

The facility is named for Coach Bob Finley, a longtime head coach at Hoover’s W.A. Berry High School. Coach Finley taught his students as much about integrity as he did football and basketball. During his tenure at Berry High School, Coach Finley cultivated award-winning athletic programs few schools could match. He went on to gain membership in the Alabama High School Coaches Hall of Fame in 1992 for his leadership on the football fields and basketball courts.

During the 2017 SEC Baseball Tournament held in May, The Finley Center was the site of the new SEC Baseball FanFest. FanFest included a variety of activities including:  billiard tables, driving simulators, electronic darts, foosball tables, arcade games, air hockey tables, shuffleboard, skee-ball tables, golf simulators, inflatable games, live entertainment, a sports bar, table tennis, zip line, miniature golf, Lego construction zone, corn hole, photo booths and even a Ferris wheel.

“The Finley Center is an indoor events center which includes a walking track, performance center, food court, flexible meeting space, and clip ‘n climb attraction,” said General Manager,Hoover Metropolitan Complex: Hoover Met Stadium and The Finley Center, Monty Jones, Jr. “The events center is multi-use and capable of hosting a variety of functions and sporting activities.”

The facility has 83,000 square feet of clear-span space which can be set-up in a variety of configurations such as:  11 regulation-size basketball courts, 17 regulation-size volleyball courts, trade shows with 300 booths 2,400-seat banquets, or theatre-style seating for 5,000.  Drop-down netting provides the option to divide spacing within the center, allowing multiple activities to take place at the same time.


About the Hoover Metropolitan Complex:

The Hoover Metropolitan Complex is a one of a kind multi-sport and event facility located in Hoover, AL. The 155,000, square feet Finley Center is a state-of-the-art facility includes more than 83,000 square feet of uninterrupted multi-court space, which can host up to 11 basketball or 17 volleyball courts, ¼ mile-walking track, and food court. For more information, visit


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