The Ventura College Athletic Event Center is
known throughout the state as one of the
toughest venues for opposing teams to visit.
Constructed with the campus in 1955, the AEC
is the long-time home to the successful
men's basketball program. With the
advent of title IX in the 1970's, the Pirate
women's basketball and volleyball teams
began playing games in the AEC in 1975.
The 2002 passage of Measure
bond money for the renovation of the
Athletic Event Center. New stadium
seats were installed i the lower bleacher
area, along with new scoreboards and a
marquee message board. The Pirates'
combination of an outstanding facility and
the greatest fans makes the Ventura College
Athletic Event Center the best venue in the