Crisler Arena opened in 1969 and is name for Fritz Crisler for his enduring contributions to Michigan athletics. In 2011 a major renovation to the arena included a slight name change to the Crisler Center as well as new telescopic equipment and fixed seating from Irwin Seating Company. Telescopic systems include model 4500 bleachers with plastic seat modules and model 5000 bleachers with nose mount Citation chairs. The fixed seating provided is model 188.8.131.52 Citation chairs. Club seating is provided with embroidered backs.