Uniondale, NY (November 14, 2022) – The New York Riptide announced today that the team has signed a multi-year lease extension with Nassau Coliseum. The news reaffirms the team’s commitment to Long Island as the building’s main tenant and will keep the team in Nassau County for the foreseeable future.
“Our organization is proud to continue our long-term commitment to Long Island, and specifically the growth of the game at the grassroots level,” GF Sports and Entertainment Vice President Rich Lisk said. “Nassau Coliseum gives us the best opportunity to play championship lacrosse, grow the local community, and be an outstanding source of fan entertainment so we are thrilled to continue our relationship with them.”
The Riptide will open up the season at Nassau Coliseum against the San Diego Seals on Saturday, December 3, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. ET, and will play nine home games this season, spanning from December through March. Fans can view the entire 2022-23 Riptide schedule at newyorkriptide.com/schedule
“We are honored to be a part of the Riptide commitment to the community of Long Island as they have become an integral part of our building and community,” Joe Zino, Nassau Coliseum Executive Vice President and General Manager said. “Nassau Coliseum is the perfect stage to highlight the sport of lacrosse with the Riptide organization in our iconic venue.”
Season Ticket Memberships are on sale now and are the best way to enjoy the Riptide at an unbeatable price. Benefits include an exclusive post game meet and greet with team, player clinics on the Nassau Coliseum turf, Free VIP parking, an exclusive season ticket member gift, a season ticket member merchandise sale, a flexible ticket exchange program so no tickets go unused and can be added to another game, and much more. Fans can head to newyorkriptide.com/seasonmemberships for all of the details. Fans can also purchase single-game tickets by clicking here. Sign up for the Riptide All-Access Pass to receive exclusive content, offers, breaking news, rewards, and other benefits. Click here for details.
About the New York Riptide
The New York Riptide are a professional box lacrosse team based in Uniondale, New York. The Riptide are one of 15 teams competing in the National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest and most successful professional lacrosse property in the world. The team has been competing in the NLL since 2019, plays their home games at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, and will return to the floor in December 2022. Last offseason, the Riptide hired NLL Hall of Famer Jim Veltman as general manager and five-time NLL champion Dan Ladouceur as head coach. The team also signed four-time NLL All-Pro Callum Crawford and selected two-time Tewaaraton Trophy nominee Jeff Teat with the first overall pick in the NLL draft. For more information on New York Riptide lacrosse, please visit www.newyorkriptide.com or follow the Riptide on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or TikTok @newyorkriptide.