Convention Center

Carl A. Parker Multipurpose Center

The Seahawks basketball team practices and plays home games in the $5.1 million Carl A. Parker Multipurpose Center. The  47,000-square-foot building, which opened in January 2004, houses two classrooms, a fitness center, a dance studio, faculty offices, a multi-purpose gymnasium and a reception room overlooking the waterways. The gymnasium can seat 1,400 people for basketball and volleyball. The building was named in honor of former State Senator Carl Parker, a Port Arthur native, who has a long-standing connection with the college.

Robert A. “Bob” Bowers Civic Center

With more than 20,000 square feet of divisible space and over 1,200 square feet of smaller meeting rooms, the Robert A. “Bob” Bowers Civic Center brings it all together for you.  Our centrally located facility offers quality service, free parking and a professional staff to help make your event a success – all this in a clean and bright atmosphere at affordable rates! Click here for:

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For more information about the Bob Bowers Civic Center, contact:

Adam J. Saunders, Director 

Phone: 409-985-8801 ext 22

Fax: 409-985-3125