Welcome to the James Norris Physcial Education Center (or Norris Center) webpage. Our regular hours are posted on the Hours of Operation page.
The Main Entrance to the Building will be shut down for repairs beginning Monday, May 11 through a time yet to be determined. The Bell entrance and the North entrance off of Easterday will still be open.
Summer hours are: Monday-Thursday 6am-8pm, Friday 6am-6pm and Saturday 8am-5pm
The pool will be closed from April 26-June 7 for updates and repairs.
The Taffey Abel Ice will be taken off April 9 and won't be back on until June.
The central heating plant's annual shutdown for maintenance is scheduled to begin the evening of May 3 and continue through May 8.
This shutdown affects the heating and domestic hot water in most of our campus buildings.
If you have any questions, please contact Paul Trumbley at 635-2639.
About the Norris Center
The James Norris Physical Education Center, that includes over 275,000 square feet of space, is the
busiest building on campus and the University building that is used most
by the surrounding community. The Norris center is used for everything from aerobics classes to concerts and youth camps. It has served as a host for a number of regional high school basketball and hockey tournaments, as well as band camps. More information can be found on the About page
We offer a number of ways for everyone to enjoy our facilities. More information on how you can use the Norris Center can be found on the Admittance page.
We offer a number of programs for the whole family to enjoy. From water polo to fitness classes and so much more, we have something for everyone to enjoy! Find out more on the Programs and Activities page.
Rentals and Reservations
Need to get a Tennis court for Friday? Want to rent the pool or the gymnasium for your event? Head on over to the Rentals and Reservations page for all the information you need.